Researcher biography

David M. Pritchard is Associate Professor of Greek History at the University of Queensland (Australia). He has obtained 12 fellowships in Australia, Denmark, France, the UK and the USA. In 2019-20 Associate Professor Pritchard is Research Fellow in Le Collegium de Lyon de l’université de Lyon. He has published 3 sole-authored books, 2 edited books, and 55 peer-reviewed articles and book-chapters. Cambridge University Press is the publisher of 3 of his 5 books. He has authored Athenian Democracy at War (Cambridge University Press: 2019), Sport, Democracy and War in Classical Athens (Cambridge University Press: 2013) and Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens (University of Texas Press: 2015), edited War, Democracy and Culture in Classical Athens (Cambridge University Press: 2010), and co-edited Sport and Festival in the Ancient Greek World (Classical Press of Wales: 2013).Associate Professor Pritchard has an h-index of 13 and more than 650 known citations. In recognition of his research he has won the equivalent of 750 thousand euros in research grants and been invited to speak in 18 countries. Associate Professor Pritchard regularly speaks on the radio and writes for newspapers around the world. His 30 op-eds have appeared in, among other outlets, Le Monde (France), Die Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), Kathimerini (Greece), Scroll.in (India), The Age (Australia) and Politike (Brazil). Associate Professor Pritchard gained his PhD in Ancient History from Macquarie University (Australia) in 2000.

Featured projects Duration
The Athenian Funeral Oration Project
20172018
Democracy and War in Ancient Athens
20172018