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Roderick McLeod Beaton

educator , classicist

Roderick McLeod Beaton, British classicist, educator. Recipient Runciman award, 2004, prize, Hellenic Foundation Culture, 2008; Major Leverhulme fellowship, Leverhulme Trust, England, since 2009. Member of Oxford & Cambridge Club (London).

Background

Beaton, Roderick McLeod was born on September 29, 1951 in Edinburgh. Son of Duncan McGillivray and Janet Purves Beaton.

Education

Master of Arts, University Cambridge, England. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1976.

Career

Koraes professor modern greek and byzantine history, language and literature King's College London, since 1988.

Works

  • Author: (novel) Ariadne's children, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1995.

Membership

Member of Oxford & Cambridge Club (London).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, creative writing.

Connections

Married Fran Mary Downs, August 5, 1978. Children: Nicholas James, Michael Vincent.

father:
Duncan McGillivray

mother:
Janet Purves Beaton

spouse:
Fran Mary Downs

children:
Nicholas James Beaton

Michael Vincent Beaton