Professor Christina Kuhn is a College Lecturer at St Hugh’s College and a Tutorial Fellow and University Lecturer in Ancient History at Lady Margaret Hall.
She completed her undergraduate and master degrees at the University of Heidelberg and read for a DPhil in Ancient History as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford. Before joining LMH and SHU, she was a Lecturer at the University of Heidelberg and a Research Associate at the Oxford Classics Faculty.
Her research interests centre on the political, social and cultural history of the Roman Empire and the provincial administration and civic life of Roman Asia Minor. She is particularly interested in Latin and Greek epigraphy, Roman imperial historiography (Tacitus, Cassius Dio) and the authors of the Second Sophistic (esp. Dio Chrysostom, Aelius Aristides). Her current projects deal with various aspects of political communication in the Graeco-Roman world. She has edited Politische Kommunikation und öffentliche Meinung in der antiken Welt (2012) and co-edited Applied Classics: Comparisons, Constructs, Controversies (2009). She is assistant editor of the Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum.
Her academic areas of interest/research are: Roman political, social and cultural history, Roman Asia Minor, Greek and Latin Epigraphy.