Richard L. Hunter

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Richard L. Hunter
Born 1953 (age 63–64)
Institutions Stanford University
University of Cambridge
Alma mater University of Sydney
University of Cambridge
Thesis A commentary on Euboulos (1979)
Doctoral advisor C. F. L. Austin

Richard Lawrence Hunter, FBA (born 1953[1]) is a classical scholar. In 2001 he became the 37th Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge University.

Education and academic career[edit]

Richard Hunter was born and grew up in Australia. After graduating at the University of Sydney,[2] Australia he took his PhD at Cambridge University, subsequently becoming a lecturer at Cambridge and a Fellow of Pembroke College.

In 2001 he was appointed as the Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge[3] in succession to P. E. Easterling and became a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.[4]

Richard Hunter is a member of the Academy of Athens,[1] an Honorary Fellow of the University of Sydney[2] and has an honorary degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.[2] He serves on the advisory board of the periodical Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici.[5] Since 2013 he is president of the council of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.[6]

In 2013 Richard Hunter was elected a Fellow of the British Academy.[7]



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Academic offices
Preceded by
P. E. Easterling
Regius Professor of Greek Cambridge University