Ingo Gildenhard

Ingo Gildenhard is a University Reader in Classics and the Classical Tradition at Cambridge University; previously he taught in the Department of Classics & Ancient History at Durham University. He received his BA from Pomona College (Claremont, California, 1992) and his PhD from Princeton University (1999). After seven years as lecturer at King's College London, he moved to Durham in 2006, first as Reader in Latin Literature and Roman Culture and, since 2011, as Professor of Classics and the Classical Tradition. He has also held a visiting professorship at the Università di Roma, La Sapienza (2002-3) as well as visiting fellowships at Clare Hall, Cambridge (2006) and the Wissenschaftskolleg Kulturelle Grundlagen von Integration at the University of Konstanz (2009). His research interests range from Latin literature (with a special emphasis on the archaic period, Cicero, Virgil, and Ovid) to Roman culture (especially the political culture of the Roman republic) to the Classical Tradition and literary and social theory.