Susan Deacy is an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Classical Studies. She is also Honorary Professor at the University of Bristol, Honorary Visiting Fellow at the University of Leicester and Professor Emerita of Roehampton University. She has broad interests in ancient Greek religion, mythology, history, literature and culture, and in the experiential applications of classics, especially with autistic young people. Her publications include Rape in Antiquity: Sexual Violence in the Ancient Greek World (1997/2001, edited with K. Pierce), Revisiting Rape in Antiquity: Sexualised Violence in Greek and Roman Worlds (2023, edited with J. Malheiro Magalhães and J. Zacharski Menzies), Problems with Greek Gods (2022, edited with E. Eidinow) and What Would Hercules Do? Lessons for Autistic Children Using Classical Myth (2023). She is also the Series Editor of Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World and the author of Athena (2008) for this series. She is particularly interested in working with doctoral students on topics relating to ancient Greek culture and its postclassical reception, especially in the areas of religion, mythology, disability, gender and sexuality and on projects exploring the question that Simonides thought he would be able to answer within a day: 'what is a god?'.