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educator , classical scholar

Martin Litchfield West, British classical scholar, educator. Fellow British Academy; member Hungarian Society Classical Studies (honorary), Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen (correspondent), Academia Europaea.

Background

West, Martin Litchfield was born on September 23, 1937 in Eltham, London, United Kingdom. Son of Maurice Charles and Catherine Baker (Stainthorpe) West.

Education

Master of Arts, University of Oxford, 1962;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, 1963;Doctor of Letters, University of Oxford, 1994.

Career

Junior research fellow St. John's College, Oxford, United Kingdom, 1960-1963. Fellow, praelector University College, 1963-1974, honorary fellow, since 2001. Professor Greek University London, 1974-1991.

Senior research fellow All Souls College, Oxford, since 1991. Visiting lecturer Harvard University, 1967-1968. Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1986.

Achievements

  • Avocation: music. E-mial.

Works

Membership

Fellow British Academy. Member Hungarian Society Classical Studies (honorary), Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen (correspondent), Academia Europaea.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: music. E-mial.

Connections

Married Stephanie Roberta Pickard, December 31, 1960. Children: Rachel Ann, Robert Charles.

father:
Maurice Charles West

mother:
Catherine Baker (Stainthorpe) West

spouse:
Stephanie Roberta Pickard

children:
Rachel Ann West

Robert Charles West