Master, Sidney Sussex College
A world-acknowledged expert on Pompeii and Herculaneum, Professor Wallace-Hadrill was awarded the Archaeological Institute of America's James R. Wiseman Award in 1995 for his book, Houses and Society in Pompeii and Herculaneum. He has written several other books including, Augustan Rome and Suetonius: the Scholar and his Caesars. Edited volumes by Professor Wallace-Hadrill include (with R. Laurence) Domestic Space in the Roman World: Pompeii and Beyond, and (with J.W. Rich) City and Country in the Ancient World. Professor Wallace-Hadrill was elected the 25th Master of Sidney Sussex College at the University of Cambridge, taking up office in August 2009.