Alan Bowman

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Alan Bowman
FBA
Born Alan Keir Bowman
(1944-05-23) 23 May 1944 (age 70)
Manchester, United Kingdom

Alan Keir Bowman, FBA (born 23 May 1944),[1] is a British classicist and academic. He is the Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford.[2]

Early life[edit]

Bowman was born on 23 May 1944 in Manchester, United Kingdom.[1] He was educated at Manchester Grammar School, The Queen's College, Oxford and the University of Toronto.[1]

Academic career[edit]

After holding academic positions at Rutgers University and Manchester University he was elected as University Lecturer in Ancient History at Oxford University and Official Student of Christ Church, Oxford. He was Senior Censor at Christ Church from 1988 to 1990.[1]

In 1995 Bowman became founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents at Oxford.[1][3] In 2002 he became Camden Professor of Ancient History and Fellow of Brasenose College.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Who's Who. London: A & C Black. 1997. ISBN 0-7136-4495-8. 
  2. ^ "Election of a new Principal". Brasenose College, Oxford. Retrieved 2011-06-10. 
  3. ^ "Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents". 2009-10-27. Archived from the original on 12 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-02. 
  4. ^ "Professor Alan K Bowman". Retrieved 2010-10-02. 

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Fergus Millar
Camden Professor of Ancient History, Oxford University
2002-2010
Succeeded by
Nicholas Purcell
Preceded by
Roger Cashmore
Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford
2011-present
Incumbent