Christoph Schubert was appointed Professor of Classics (Latin) at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in April 2017.
He studied Latin, French, Greek as well as Medieval and Neo-Latin at Erlangen, Paris and Jena. He received his PhD from the University of Erlangen in 1998 with a thesis on the portrayal of Nero in Latin poetry. From 1998 until 2001 Chrisoph Schubert first worked as Postdoc at the University of Jena and from 2001 onwards as Assistant Professor at the University of Erlangen where he completed his habilitation treatise on Ambrosius’ De Noe in 2007. In 2010, he was appointed Professor of Classics (Latin) at the University of Wuppertal before returning to the University of Erlangen as Chair of Latin in April 2017.
Christoph Schubert’s research focuses on Latin poetry from the 1st century AD and Christian Latin literature from the 3rd and 4th century.
He is the main editor of the series Palingenesia. Monographien und Texte zur klassischen Altertumswissenschaft (since vol. 100) as well as co-editor of Prismata. Beiträge zur Altertumswissenschaft.