Lecturer in Classical Studies, The Open University
I began my studies by reading for an undergraduate degree in History and a Master's degree in Classics at the University of Manchester. I then moved to the University of Liverpool, where I completed a PhD on the topic of Herodotean intertextuality under the supervision of Professor Tom Harrison and Professor Graham Oliver. Since then I have held two temporary teaching positions: first, as the J. P. Postgate University Teacher in Classics at the University of Liverpool; and secondly, as a Teaching Fellow in Ancient History at the University of Leicester. I joined the Open University as Lecturer in Classical Studies in January 2017.
The story of the epic war fought over a woman has been told many times. It now lies at the heart of an exhibition at the British Museum opening on November 21. Troy: Myth and Reality introduces audiences to the history of...