Dr Marina Escolano-Poveda


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Marina Escolano-Poveda is a Lecturer in Egyptology at the Department of Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology, and Egyptology of the University of Manchester. She holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies (Egyptology) from the Johns Hopkins University, 2017. She started her doctoral studies in the United States as a Fulbright scholar in 2010-12. Before this she had completed a 5-year BA (Spanish 'Licenciatura', equivalent to a British BA+MA) in History at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, being awarded at its completion the First Place National Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Performance, Class of 2009 (Primer Premio Nacional de Fin de Carrera, Promoción de 2009). From 2018 to 2021 she worked as full-time Lecturer in Egyptology at the University of Liverpool.  From 2019 to 2021 she held a Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (host: Prof. Christian Leitz).

External positions

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Liverpool

31 Aug 2021 → …

Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Eberhard-Karls-Universitat Tubingen

Jul 2019Aug 2021


  • Egyptology, Classics, Graeco-Roman Egypt, History of Science, Ancient Astronomy, Early Alchemy, Demotic, Papyrology, Ancient History, Ancient Egyptian language, Ancient Egyptian literature

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2017 - Doctor of Philosophy, Near Eastern Studies (Egyptology), Johns Hopkins University

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