PD Dr. Alexandra Eckert

Curriculum Vitae

  • Jan. 2024: The University of Göttingen confers the venia legendi in Ancient History, the academic qualification for a full professorship in Germany
  • Jan. 2024: Public lecture at the University of Göttingen
  • Dec. 2023: Successful Habilitation Colloquium
  • Oct. 2023: Positive review of the Habilitation thesis (reviewers: Professor Tanja Scheer, Professor Heinz-Günther Nesselrath, Professor Angela Pabst)
  • April 2023: Research Grant awarded by the Faculty of Humanities, University of Göttingen
  • April 2023: Submission of the Habilitation thesis Democracy’s Shadow of Oligarchy. On the tension between Democracy and Oligarchy in fifth century Athens (Der oligarchische Schatten der Demokratie. Zum Spannungsfeld zwischen Demokratie und Oligarchie im Athen des 5. Jh.s v. Chr.) at the University of Göttingen
  • since Oct. 2020 Associate Lecturer, University of Göttingen, Althistorisches Seminar, Research project Democracy’s Shadow of Oligarchy
  • Oct. 2019–Sept. 2020 Junior Fellow at the Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg, Greifswald
  • Oct. 2018–March 2019 Visiting Research Fellow, University College Dublin, School of Classics
  • Feb. 2018–April 2018 Visiting Research Fellow, King’s College London, School of Classics
  • April 2013–June 2020 Lecturer, University of Oldenburg, Department of Ancient History
  • 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)

Peer Review and Memberships
Peer review for the academic journals:

  • Transactions of the American Philological Association
  • Mnemosyne
  • The Classical Journal
  • Latomus
  • Historia
  • Archiv für Kulturgeschichte


Publications, Teaching Experience, Lectures and Papers