Richard Lawrence Hunter#


Richard Lawrence Hunter
Email:rlh10 'at' cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:3462
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CLASSICS & ORIENTAL STUDIES
Username:rhunter
Homepage: http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/directory/richard-hunter





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2001- Regius Professor of Greek, University of Cambridge
  • 2001- Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
  • 1997-­2001 Reader in Greek and Latin Literature, Cambridge
  • 1987-­1997 University Lecturer in Classics, Cambridge
  • 1977-­2001 Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge

Fields of Scholarship
  • Greek and Roman Comedy
  • Hellenistic poetry
  • The Greek and Roman novel
  • Plato and the Platonic tradition
  • Ancient literary criticism
  • Augustan poetry and its Greek background

Honours and Awards
  • Corresponding Member, Academy of Athens (2001)
  • Honorary Doctorate, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2004)
  • Honorary Fellow, Australian Academy of the Humanities (2005)
  • Premio Anassilaos, Reggio di Calabria (2006)
  • Fellow, British Academy (2013)
  • He is on the Research Assessment panels for both Greece and Italy, and currently also on the editorial committee of eight European journals

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