Douglas Cairns#


Douglas Cairns
Email:douglas.cairns 'at' ed.ac.uk
Membership Number:3514
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CLASSICS & ORIENTAL STUDIES
Username:dcairns
Homepage: http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/history-classics-archaeology/about-us/staff-profiles?cw_xml=profile_tab1_academic.php?uun=dcairns




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2012: George R. Langford Family Eminent Scholar Chair, Florida State University
  • 2008: Visiting Professor of Classics, Kyoto University
  • 2004-: Professor of Classics, University of Edinburgh
  • 1999-2004: Senior Lecturer in Classics, University of Glasgow
  • 1992-1999: Senior Lecturer in Classics, University of Leeds
  • 1988-1992: Lecturer in Classics, University of Otago
  • 1987-1988: Postdoctoral Fellow of the Leverhulme Trust, Georg-August University, Göttingen
  • 1986: Lecturer in Greek, University of St Andrews

Fields of Scholarship
  • Greek literature
  • Emotions in Greek culture
  • Greek poetry
  • Homer
  • Tragedy

Honours and Awards
  • 2008-2011: Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust
  • 1993-95, 2011: Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

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