Professor Caroline Vout

MA (Cantab), MA (Courtauld Institute), PhD (Cantab), FSA

Special Supervisor, Postgraduate Mentor

College Roles

  • Special Supervisor in Classics
  • Postgraduate Mentor

University Roles

  • Reader in Classics, Faculty of Classics




Carrie is University Reader in Classics and a Fellow of Christ’s College. She did her undergraduate degree and PhD at Newnham.

Research Interests

Carrie is a historian and art historian who publishes on a wide range of topics related to Roman cultural history, Greek and Roman art history and its reception, and Latin literature. Her books include Power and Eroticism in Imperial Rome (2007), The Hills of Rome: Signature of an Eternal City (2012), Sex on Show: Seeing the Erotic in Greece and Rome (2013) and Classical Art: A Life History from Antiquity to the Present. She is an editor of Omnibus magazine and heavily involved in access and outreach work and in graduate recruitment. Recent speaking engagements include the Jaipur and Cheltenham Literature festivals.