Renowned historian, Professor Michael Scott is not only an academic but revered as a broadcaster, writer and speaker. Having devoted his entire career to the research and education of ancient history and classics, he is one of the most high profile speakers on the topics, making complex historical topics accessible to all audiences, including corporate, students and enthusiasts.
Professor in Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick, Michael Scott has dedicated his career to educating the next generation on ancient Greek and Roman society. Through his commitment to teaching Michael Scott has been awarded the highest honour for an educator by being made a National Teaching Fellow and was the winner of the Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence. For his in-depth research into the sanctuary of Delphi, he was made an honorary citizen, in recognition for the lasting impact his research had on the country.
Gaining his foundation in the topic he was so passionate about, Michael Scott studied Classics at Christ College, University of Cambridge for his undergraduate degree. He has continued to focus on studying and much of his early career was as a research fellow at Darwin College and lecturing for the Faculty of Classics. The importance of continued learning is something Michael Scott emphasises as a speaker.
As a leading historian, Michael Scott has become a key feature of mainstream media shows. Utilising his unrivalled expertise Michael has presented programmes for National Geographic, BBC and History Channel including: Who Were the Greeks?, Roman Britain from the Air and Invisible Cities. Additionally, as part of his educational commitments, Michael Scott has published eight books to date, covering a range of historical topics.
Called on to share his expertise, Michael Scott has become renowned for his speaking engagements. Often appearing as a guest speaker for specialist events, Michael has starred in a live episode of ‘You’re Dead to Me’ and at ICS and Herculaneum Society for a lecture on ‘Invisible Herculaneum’ after the success of his similar series for the BBC. A consummate professional and unrivalled voice in historical research, Professor Michael Scott is the idea speaker to educate and entertain audiences with his lifetime of findings.