Staff Profile:Lucy Fletcher

Dr Lucy Fletcher
Position / Job Title:
Teaching Fellow in Classics

Library Liaison

Study Abroad Coordinator

Areas of Interest:


Dr Fletcher's principal area of interest is Plutarch's Parallel Lives. Her current projects include revising her PhD thesis to form a monograph entitled, 'Narrative and Biography in Plutarch's Parallel Lives' and co-editing, with Prof. Timothy Duff, a collection of articles on Plutarch and Herodotus.

She is interested more broadly in ancient narrative literature, especially prose narrative.


Research groups / Centres:


In 2017/18 she will teach for the following modules:

Ancient Biography, CL3AB

Prospects for Classicists, CL2PR

Greek History, CL2CGH (seminars)

Ancient Epic, CL2AE

Ancient Greek 3, CL2G3

Approaches to Classics and Ancient History, CLMACAH (Literary Theory)

Approaches to the Classical Tradition, CLMACT (Shakespeare and Plutarch)


BA, MA, PhD (University of Reading)

Dr Fletcher completed an AHRC-funded PhD in Classics at the University of Reading in 2015. She was supervised by Professor Timothy Duff and the topic of her thesis was Narrative in Plutarch's Parallel Lives. In 2013 she held a fellowship at the Library of Congress through the AHRC's International Placements Scheme. After completing her PhD, she worked for two years as Head of Classics at Kendrick Grammar school in Reading.


Contact Details

+44 (0) 118 378 6772

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