Greg Woolf

Professor Greg Woolf

Greg Woolf is an ancient historian, archaeologist, and academic. He specialises in the late Iron Age and the Roman Empire. Since January 2015, he has been the Director of the Institute of Classical Studies, and Professor of Classics at the University of London.  He has previously taught at the University of Leicester and the University of Oxford.  From 1998 to 2014, he was Professor of Ancient History at the University of St Andrews.

He is also the author of a number of titles including THE CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE ROMAN WORLD (Cambridge University Press), BECOMING ROMAN: THE ORIGINS OF PROVINCIAL CIVILIZATION IN GAUL (Cambridge University Press), ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS: THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO BELIEF, MYTHOLOGY AND ART (Duncan Baird) and ET TU, BRUTE?: CAESAR’S MURDER AND POLITICAL ASSASSINATION (Profile Books).  ROME was published in 2012 by OUP to critical acclaim.  His next book, CITIES, will be released in 2019.