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Professor Karla Pollmann appointed Head of Humanities

Professor Karla Pollmann appointed Head of Humanities

We are delighted to announce that Professor Karla Pollman has been appointed as the new Head of Humanities. 

Professor Pollman joined the School of Humanities in October. She studied Classics, Divinity, and Education at the Universities of Tübingen, Munich, Cambridge, and Bochum, receiving her PhD in Classics from the Ruhr University Bochum in 1990.

Professor Pollman has taught in institutions including University of St Andrews, University of Vienna and Wolfson College Oxford, as well as serving as a visiting professor for many eminent global institutions 

Her specialist fields of research are Classical to Late Antiquity, patristics, the history of exegesis and hermeneutics, and the thought of Augustine of Hippo and its reception. Professor Pollman is also a College Peer Review Member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council and sits on the editorial advisory board for several prominent journals and encyclopedias. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine.

Please join us in welcoming Professor Karla Pollman to the University of Reading. 

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