Post-doctoral research assistant, ‘Anachronism and Antiquity’ project, Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford, and non-stipendiary Junior Research Fellow, St Hugh’s College.
Associate editor, Polis: the Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought
Current research is focused on fourth-century BCE Greek political thought, especially temporality and change in Greek political thought and the dialogues of Plato.
Current teaching includes lectures and classes for Sexuality and Gender in Greece and Rome, an upper-level course for students in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Oxford.
I am the treasurer of the Women’s Classical Committee UK
‘The History of Athenian democracy, now’, (2017), History of Political Thought
Vol 38, Issue 3, pp. 576-588.
‘Precarity and protest: the politics of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata
’, (2017) CUCD Bulletin
, Vol 46, n.p., URL: https://cucd.blogs.sas.ac.uk/files/2015/01/ATACK20Revolutions20Lysistrata20corr20BGCA.pdf
and the metaphysics of monarchy’, (2015) Polis
Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 297-320.
‘The discourse of kingship in classical Athenian thought’, (2014) Histos
8, 329-362. URL: http://research.ncl.ac.uk/histos/documents/2014A12AtackDiscourseofKingship.pdf
‘How to be a good king in Athens – manipulating monarchy in the democratic political imaginary’, (2012) Rosetta
12, 1-19. URL: http://www.rosetta.bham.ac.uk/Issue_12/atack.pdf
‘Xenophon and the performativity of kingship’ (forthcoming, 2018), in D. Allen, P. Christesen and P. Millett (edd.), How to do things with history
, Oxford University Press.
‘Tradition and innovation in the polis-cosmos analogy’, (forthcoming, 2018) in P. Horky (ed.) Ancient Cosmos: Concord among Worlds
, Cambridge University Press.
and Xenophon’s Cyrus’ (forthcoming), in G. Danzig, D. Johnson and D. Morrison (edd.), Plato and Xenophon
‘Imagined Superpowers: Isocrates on Athens and Sparta’, (forthcoming, 2018) in A. Powell and P. Cartledge (edd.) The Greek Superpower: Sparta in the Self-Definitions of Athenians
, Classical Press of Wales.
‘The Greeks in Sicily’ (2015), in van Beek, Burgersdijk et al. (edd.) Sicily and the Sea
, Allard Pierson Museum, pp. 39-45.
Atack, C.W. and Scott, D.J. (2015) ‘Endnotes to Michael Frede’s seminar papers’ in M. Frede and M. Burnyeat, The Pseudo-Platonic Seventh Letter
, ed. D.J. Scott, Oxford University Press, pp. 99-112. (wrote around 75% of joint-authored section).