David Mackie

Head of Philosophy

David took a double First in Greats (Classics) at Corpus Christi College, Oxford before switching to Philosophy and taking a B. Phil. and a D. Phil. in Philosophy, also at Oxford. He has held Lectureships in Philosophy at Exeter College, Corpus Christi College, and Christ Church (all in Oxford) and was Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Oriel College, Oxford, for five years before leaving academia to qualify as a lawyer.

He returned to teaching in 2010, joining d’Overbroeck’s, where he also teaches Latin, Ancient Greek, and Classical Civilisation and is a co-ordinator of the Oxbridge and Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programmes. He is a lover of French language and literature and gained his Diplôme approfondi de langue française (DALF level C2) in 2017.