Dr Daisy Dunn is a classicist, art historian and cultural critic. She read Classics at Oxford before completing an MA in Art History of the Italian Renaissance at the Courtauld and PhD in Classics and Renaissance painting at UCL, where she won the AHRC Doctoral Award, an Italian Cultural Association scholarship, and the Gay Clifford Award for Outstanding Female Scholars.
She writes for the Spectator, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Times and Literary Review, among others, and is editor of the Greek culture journal ARGO: A Hellenic Review. She was longlisted for the international 20,000 Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize in 2015, and named as one of the leading female historians in the Guardian the following year. She has contributed to BBC World Service, and has presented two short films on Latin and ancient wisdom for BBC Ideas.