Prof. Toni Ñaco del Hoyo (PhD 1996, Barcelona) is an Ancient Historian of the Classical World. A former Fulbrighter (UC Berkeley, 2004), before joining ICREA in 2009 he held Catalan and Spanish funded postdoctoral positions at Wolfson College Oxford (1998-2002), where he remains a member, as well as a Ramón y Cajal Fellowship at UAB. Research awards as PI: H.F. Guggenheim Foundation (2007), RICIP (2010; 2012-3), Spanish Government R+D Grants (2011-3; 2015-7), Acción Complementaria (2011), ARCS (2012), Icrea Conference Award (2012), Margo Tytus Visiting Fellowship at Cincinnati (summer 2014). Since 2012 he has been yearly Visiting Scholar at the Classics Faculty (Oxford). Recently, he has supervised 3 already finished PhD dissertations. In September 2015 he moved to Universitat de Girona in search of new research challenges: e.g. he will organize the Second Colloquium of the Forum of Roman Republican Historians from Spain (Girona, 21-2 Sep. 2017).