Professor Josephine Quinn named a Fellow of the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers

Posted on 25/04/2019, in Awards, News

We are thrilled that Professor Josephine Quinn has been named a Fellow of the New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers for 2019-20. Previous Fellows include Hari Kunzru, Hermione Lee, Colm Toibin, and Colson Whitehead.

Josephine Quinn is associate professor of ancient history at the University of Oxford, and Martin Frederiksen Fellow and Tutor at Worcester College, Oxford. From 2016 to 2018, she was associate head of Oxford’s humanities division. She works on the Mediterranean, North Africa, and the Near East, and writes for the London Review of Books, the New York Review of Books, and the Times Literary Supplement. Her most recent book is In Search of the Phoenicians. At the Cullman Center she will work on How the World Made the West, the true story of what we now call Western civilization, from the Bronze Age to the Age of Discovery.

 

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