Susan Deacy named as Editor of BICS
We are delighted to announce that on 24 April 2023 Susan Deacy assumed editorship of the Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies.
Susan Deacy is Professor Emerita of Roehampton and Honorary Professor in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Bristol. She specialises in ancient Greek religion, mythology, literature, history, gender and sexuality, and in the experiential applications of classical mythology. Her research crosses and connects these areas while also drawing on other fields such as reception studies, disability studies, neurodiversity studies, monster studies, and religious studies. She has a distinctive research and practice relating Classics to social justice, diversity, learning differences and inclusivity including co-founding the Network ACCLAIM: Autism Connecting Classical-Inspired Mythology and as the author of experiential applications of classical myth for autistic children. She won a National Teaching Fellowship for her work towards diversifying Classics, is Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London (FSA) in 2021. She was formerly a long-standing member of the Council of University Classical Departments Standing Committee as Editor of CUCD Bulletin.