Researcher biography

Dr Tom Stevenson's research interests include Roman politics and political ideology of the late Republic and early Empire, the careers of Cicero and Caesar, the first two centuries of emperor worship at Rome.

His current research projects include a book on the history and significance of the idea of the Roman emperor as Pater Patriae (Father of the Fatherland), and an edited collection of conference papers on the ancient Olympic Games.

He is a member of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS).