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Claire Stocks currently holds a position as Assistant Professor at the Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology (ACASA) at the University of Amsterdam. Before coming to Amsterdam, she was Senior Lecturer for Classics at the University of Newcastle (2016-2023), and held lectureships at Radboud University, Nijmegen (2012-2016) and the University of Manchester (2011-2012).

Stocks' research centres on two main areas: Roman literature, culture and memory studies and digital humanities (especially games) with a particular focus on how audiences conceptualize the past. Most recently she has worked with the Vindolanda Trust and Creative Assembly (makers of the Total War video game series) to produce the web-based game and online exhibition 'Vindolanda Adventure' (

Stocks was also a co-curator for an exhibition on the Emperor Domitian (‘God on Earth: Emperor Domitian’) in the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden, December 2021 - May 2022.

Dr. C.A. (Claire) Stocks

Faculty of Humanities

Capaciteitsgroep Griekse en Latijnse talen en culturen