Jeremy Mynott

Dr Jeremy Mynott

BA MA PhD

Jeremy is a former publisher (head of Cambridge University Press) turned author, with published books in classics, ancient history and natural history.

Jeremy Mynott

Jeremy worked for most of his professional career at Cambridge University Press, with successive roles as editor, editorial director, managing director and chief executive.  Since retirement he has published several books in the fields of natural history and classics, including Birdscapes: birds in our imagination and experience (Princeton, 2009), Thucydides: edition and translation (CUP, 2013) and most recently Birds in the Ancient World: Winged Words (OUP, 2018).

He is the co-founder and a trustee of New Networks for Nature, an initiative bringing together a wide range of writers, scientists, poets, musicians and naturalists to explore the diversity of creative responses to the natural world and inspire efforts to promote its importance in our national life.

 

Research interests 

Jeremy is now working on a book to be published by Yale University Press under the title The Story of Nature: a Human History.

What's on

A picture of the Item and Food donate and take during Wolfson's Freshers Week 2021

Item&Food donate'n'take 2022

18/06/2022 at 09.00

A circular economy at Wolfson. A collaboration of the Wolfson Green Society, Student Association and Interdisciplinary Sustainability & Conservation Hub.

Kill or Cure poster

Art exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

25/06/2022 at 10.00

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’ (open to the public, Saturday and Sundays, 10am - 5pm).

Judas Tree

Festival of Wellbeing: Wolfson's Tree Trail

27/06/2022 at 10.00

A self-guided Tree Trail around the beautiful and varied garden 'rooms' of the grounds of Wolfson College.

Jane at Zoom Event

Wolfson College Foundation Day Celebration 2022

30/06/2022 at 09.30

Join us for our annual Celebration of the Foundation of Wolfson College

Graduands preparing for graduation ceremony

Graduation Ceremony - General Admission

02/07/2022 at 09.30

This is the main graduation ceremony at which most undergraduate students proceed to their first degree at the end of their final term.

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