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Staff members with discipline Classics

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

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Dead Sea Scrolls; Ancient History of the Near East; Ancient Judaism
A.W. (Ayhan) Aksu, M
Contact
a.w.aksu rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
University Strategy,  Institutional Audit Systems, Quality Assurance Strategy, Excellence and Honours Programmes, International Quality Assurance
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a.van.arragon rug.nl
+31 50 36 35357
Function
Management Secretary and Senior Advisor Strategy
Field / Discipline
Fascist Latin literature
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n.bettegazzi rug.nl
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PhD candidate
Field / Discipline
drs. A. (Alie) Bijker
Contact
a.bijker rug.nl
+31 50 36 35021
Function
License manager
Field / Discipline
History of philosophy, ancient and medieval philosophy, history of logic
B. (Bianca) Bosman
Contact
b.bosman rug.nl
Function
PhD Student
Field / Discipline
Late Antiquity, Culture of leadership in the late Roman Empire, Christianization of the Roman Empire, Late-antique historiography (Ammianus Marcellinus), Latin panegyrics
dr. J.W. (Jan Willem) Drijvers
Contact
j.w.drijvers rug.nl
+31 50 36 38189
Function
Associate Professor/Reader in Ancient History
Field / Discipline
Flavius Josephus, classical historiography and biography, Hellenistic and Greek imperial literature, Flavian Rome, Jewish revolts against the Romans, Flavian Rome
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j.e.glas rug.nl
Function
Researcher/lecturer
Field / Discipline
Culture, Communication & Leadership 
Shakespeare, Presentism & Performance
Ethnic and Racial Studies
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c.p.a.heijes rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Ancient Judaism in its Formative Phase
Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian (Marriage) Law 
History of the Achaemenid Empire and the Ancient Near East under Persian rule

Aramaic (specialization: Old and Imperial Achaemenid Aramaic)
Akkadian (mainly the Assyrian dialect) and its interaction with Aramaic
(Biblical) Hebrew

Further interests:
Ancient Greek (Historical) Linguistics
Ancient Greek Documentary Papyri 
Arabic
R.N. (Ruwan) van der Iest
Contact
r.n.van.der.iest rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
My research interests lie in the reception and performance of Greek tragedy in the twentieth century and the role of ancient theatre in reinforcing national and political ideologies. I welcome PhD proposals in the following areas: adaptation of Greek tragedy and tragic theory; theatre festivals and cultural politics; theatre and national identity; theatre and fascism.
dr. E. (Eleftheria) Ioannidou
Contact
e.ioannidou rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Ancient Philosophy

I work mainly on Plato and the Platonic tradition. Areas of special interest include the Platonic Alcibiades I, self-knowledge, the work of Olympiodorus of Alexandria, and narrative analysis of ancient philosophical texts. For a list of my publications please consult my website at Utrecht University: https://www.uu.nl/medewerkers/LAJoosse/Publicaties

Students are welcome to contact me for supervision on any subject in ancient philosophy and Greek and Latin philosophical prose.
dr. L.A. (Albert) Joosse
Contact
l.a.joosse rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Latin literature of the Late Republic and Early Empire, Flavian epic, Latin linguïstics (discourse analysis)
dr. C.M. (Michiel) van der Keur
Contact
c.m.van.der.keur rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
Hellenistic Poetry, Ancient Biography, Greece under Rome, Sociology of Culture and Literature
dr. J.J.H. (Jacqueline) Klooster
Contact
j.j.h.klooster rug.nl
Function
Assistant Professor
Field / Discipline
Eastern Roman Empire, Provincial administration, Hellenistic-Roman Judaea (society and life), Hasmonean Revolt and Rule, Jewish Wars against Rome, Judaean expatriate communities (Diaspora), works of Flavius Josephus, ancient historiography and rhetoric, Jewish-Christian (and -Roman) relations to the emperor Julian.
prof. dr. S.N. (Steve) Mason
Contact
s.mason rug.nl
Function
Distinguished Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Religions and Cultures
Field / Discipline
Latin literature of the Late Republic and Early Empire
Literary Theory
prof. dr. R.R. (Ruurd) Nauta
Contact
r.r.nauta rug.nl
Function
Professor of Latin
Political, Cultural and Social History of the Greek city in the Hellenistic and Roman periods;  Sport history, Greek Festivals, Epigraphy, Citizenship, Funerary culture .
prof. dr. O.M. (Onno) van Nijf
Contact
o.m.van.nijf rug.nl
+31 50 36 36968
Function
Professor of Ancient History
Field / Discipline
Memory in the ancient world; Classical Reception; Hellenistic and Roman history and culture; Political thought; Historiography; Epigraphy; Ancient numismatics; Hellenistic kingship; Digital Humanities.
dr. M. (Manolis) Pagkalos
Contact
m.pagkalos rug.nl
Function
Lecturer in Ancient History & Research Fellow
Field / Discipline
Ancient Economy; Labour History; Hellenistic period; Military History; Alexander the Great; the Diadochi.
dr. C. van Regenmortel
Contact
c.van.regenmortel rug.nl
Function
Lecturer (Ancient History)
Field / Discipline
Greek Language and Literature, Aristophanes, scholia, textual criticism
dr. R.F. (Remco) Regtuit
Contact
r.f.regtuit rug.nl
+31 50 36 36116
Function
Assistant professor
Field / Discipline
Latin literature of the Late Republic and Early Empire, text and material culture in the Roman world, Fascist Latin literature
dr. B.L. (Bettina) Reitz-Joosse
Contact
b.l.reitz-joosse rug.nl
+31 50 36 34905
Function
Associate Professor of Latin Language and Literature
Field / Discipline
New Testament and Early Christianity
Nag Hammadi codices and Gnosticism 
Early Christian Apocrypha
Religion and Philosophy in Late Antiquity
Plutarch of Chaeronea
prof. dr. F.L. (Lautaro) Roig Lanzillotta
Contact
f.l.roig.lanzillotta rug.nl
Function
Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Studies
Field / Discipline
Antieke retorica, receptie van de klassieken in de moderne Nederlandse poëzie
dr. A.M. (Marianne) Schippers
Contact
a.m.schippers rug.nl
Function
Lecturer in Ancient Greek and Latin
Field / Discipline
Galaxies, Galaxy Evolution, Large Astronomical Surveys, Astronomical Data processing, Astronomy in general.
Medical Visualization, DICOM, Anonimysation of patient data, DVH calculations.
Roman and Greek History, Ancient History.
dr. G. (Gert) Sikkema
Contact
g.sikkema umcg.nl
Function
Roman History, social and cultural history of the Late Republic and Early Empire, Roman eating rituals, Roman greeting rituals, social hierarchy.  
S.A. (Simon) Speksnijder
Contact
s.a.speksnijder rug.nl
Function
PhD student
Field / Discipline
Ancient Latin commentary writing, Late Antique Latin literature, History of classical scholarship, Reception studies
dr. A.J.L. (Bram) van der Velden
Contact
a.j.l.van.der.velden rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Aegean prehistory (specialisation: Greek mainland in the Bronze Age), Classical archaeology, integration of archaeological methods and scientific techniques (especially stable isotope analysis, ancient DNA analysis), mortuary studies, archaeological theory (gender archaeology, household archaeology; analysis of imagery), history of Greek archaeology in the 19th-20th centuries and the role of archaeology in contemporary society.
prof. dr. S. (Sofia) Voutsaki
Contact
s.voutsaki rug.nl
+31 50 36 36726
Function
Professor of Greek Archaeology
Field / Discipline
Ancient Greek linguistics; Ancient Greek Literature; Discourse Analysis
prof. dr. G.C. (Gerry) Wakker
Contact
g.c.wakker rug.nl
+31 50 36 38192
Function
Professor of Ancient Greek Language and Literature
Research: Dead Body Management in Armed Conflict in International Law
W. (Welmoet) Wels, LLM MA
Contact
w.wels rug.nl
+31 50 36 36906
Function
PhD student
Ancient Greek history, Athenian polical culture, Athenian polis religion, Athenian epigraphy, reception of the Persian Wars in antiquity.
dr. S.M. (Sara) Wijma
Contact
sara.wijma rug.nl
Function
Research fellow
Field / Discipline
urbanization, landscape, deep-mapping, network theory, ritual performance, cultural interaction, collective identity, territorial formation, Hellenistic Asia Minor
dr. C.G. (Christina) Williamson
Contact
c.g.williamson rug.nl
+31 50 36 32466
Function
senior lecturer
Field / Discipline
Hellenistic history, Thessaly, network theory, cults and festivals, regional identity
A.J.R. (Adam) Wiznura, MA
Contact
a.j.r.wiznura rug.nl
Function
PhD Candidate
Field / Discipline
Judaism in the Graeco-Roman Period, Ancient Historiography, Flavius Josephus, Ancient Cosmology
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j.xavier.pena rug.nl
Function
Field / Discipline
Judaism in the Greco-Roman period, Jewish Hellenistic literature, Hebrew Bible, New Testament, pseudepigrapha, Philo of Alexandria, Septuagint, ancient education
J.M. (Jason) Zurawski, PhD
Contact
j.m.zurawski rug.nl
Function
Postdoctoral Fellow, Qumran Institute
Field / Discipline
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