Dr Alexandra Schultz
Alexandra Schultz’s research centers around the politics of literature and the history of knowledge in Greco-Roman antiquity.
Alexandra Schultz’s academic interests include:
- Greek and Roman libraries
- Gender and sexuality
- Greek lyric poetry
- Imperial Greek and Latin prose
- The history of alphabetisation
- Feminist and postcolonial critique
- BA, Brown University.
- MSt, University of Oxford.
- PhD, Harvard University.
Awards and prizes
- Research Scholarship for Young Researchers, Fondation Hardt (postponed to 2022).
- Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Harvard University 2020-21.
- Jens Aubrey Westengard Fund for Research and Study, Harvard University 2019, 2021.
- John J. Winkler Memorial Prize 2020.
- Merit and Term-time Research Fellowship, Harvard University 2019-20.
- Harvard Horizons Scholar 2019.
- Center for Jewish Studies Graduate Summer Research Fellowship, Harvard University 2018, 2019.
Alexandra Schultz is a literary critic and cultural historian of Greco-Roman antiquity. Before coming to Cambridge, she received a BA in Classics and Computer Science from Brown University and an MSt in Greek and Latin Languages and Literature from Christ Church, University of Oxford with funding from a US-UK Fulbright award. She then worked for two years as a software engineer at Microsoft before pursuing her PhD in Classical Philology at Harvard.
Painting, cooking, video games, boxing.