Dr. Alexandra Eckert


Curriculum Vitae

  • since October 2020: Associate Lecturer, Althistorisches Seminar, University of Göttingen
  • Research Project: The Oligarchic Shadow of Democracy
  • since Oct. 2020 Associate Lecturer, Althistorisches Seminar, University of Göttingen
  • Oct. 2019–Sept. 2020 Junior Fellow, Alfried Krupp Institute for Advanced Study, Greifswald
  • Oct. 2018–March 2019 Visiting Research Fellow, School of Classics, University College Dublin
  • Feb. 2018–April 2018 Visiting Research Fellow, School of Classics, King’s College London
  • April 2013–June 2020 Lecturer at the Department of Ancient History, University of Oldenburg
  • Oct. 2012–Sept. 2014 Mentoring Programme for outstanding female Researchers, Universities of Halle-Wittenberg, Jena, Leipzig und Magdeburg; Mentor: Professor Tanja Scheer, Göttingen
  • Nov. 2012 PhD in Ancient History, Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg (Thesis: Lucius Cornelius Sulla in der antiken Erinnerung); Supervisor: Professor Angela Pabst, Co-Referee: Professor M. Dreher


Memberships and Peer-Reviewing


Research Interests

  • Oligarchy and Democracy in Classical Athens
  • The Roman Dictator Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix and his Reception in Antiquity
  • Cultural Memory in Antiquity
  • Cultural History and Political History
  • Ancient Religion
  • Ancient Rhetoric
  • Gender Studies


Publications, Teaching Experience, Lectures and Papers