Our Directors are each based at the University of Liverpool in both the Departments of Politics and Classics. They are:

Dr Andrew S. Crines (Associate Professor of British Politics)

Andrew Crines

Andrew's research focuses on the rhetorical and oratorical strategies of leading political actors across the UK. Themes of interest include: political leadership, ideologies, identity, competition, anti-establishment rhetoric.

Professor Bruce Gibson (Professor of Latin)

Professor Bruce Gibson

Bruce's research interests include Latin literature in the Roman Empire, classical traditions, and ancient historiography (Polybius and Tacitus).

Dr David Jeffery (Lecturer in Politics)

David Jeffery

David's research focuses on political campaigning, the role of localised identities and their electoral salience, electoral patterns, and British politics more broadly. David is also quantitatively trained.

Network Members

Below is a list of our members. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, then please do not hesitate to email one of our Directors. We welcome new members who are at any stage of their career who want to get involved with our network.

Henriette van der Blom, Department of Politics, University of Birmingham

David Dolowitz, Department of Politics, University of Liverpool

Timothy Heppell, Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds

Fiona Hobden, Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, University of Liverpool

Daniel Hill, Department of Philosophy, University of Liverpool

Paula Keaveney, Department of Media, Edge Hill University