Elected: 2024
Discipline: Language, Literature and History
Professor Jason König
Professor of Greek, University of St Andrews
Jason König is Professor of Classics at the University of St Andrews, and co-director of the St Andrews Centre for Ancient Environmental Studies. His work has made a major contribution to the expansion of interest in the Greek literature and culture of the Roman empire over the last two decades, and to the development of new approaches to the history and representation of human-environment relations in classical antiquity. He has published twelve books, including most recently The Folds of Olympus: Mountains in Ancient Greek and Roman Culture (Princeton University Press, 2022; shortlisted for the London Hellenic Prize 2022).