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Peter Swallow earnt his MA from the University of St Andrews, his MSt from St Hilda’s College, Oxford and his PhD from KCL. He has previously taught at Goldsmiths, University of London. His doctorate explored the Victorian reception of Old Comedy, and his publications include studies on the translation and performance of Aristophanes.

Research interests and PhD supervision

  • Greek theatre
  • Reception studies
  • Humour theory

Selected publications

  • Aristophanic Humour (Edited with Prof Edith Hall, Bloomsbury, 2020)

Expertise and public engagement

Peter worked on the AHRC-funded Advocating Classics Education project, and has collaborated with the British Museum and World Museum Liverpool on producing resources for the teaching of Classical Civilisation and Ancient History in schools.