Peter Garnsey

Professor Peter Garnsey

  • Post Nominals: FAHA, FBA
  • Fellow Type: Honorary Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2001


Peter Garnsey is Emeritus Professor of the History of Classical Antiquity at the University of Cambridge. He was a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge from 1974 to 2006. His area of research concerns the history of political theory, intellectual history, social and economic history, food, famine and nutrition, and physical anthropology.

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