After undergraduate and graduate training at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and the University of Durham, Ian Campbell spent a year learning Latin at the Centre for Neo-Latin Studies (CNLS), University College Cork before beginning his Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)-funded doctoral research under the supervision of Professor Jane Ohlmeyer at TCD in 2005. He defended his thesis at TCD in 2008. Completing an IRCHSS-funded postdoctoral fellowship at University College Dublin in 2011, he taught there as an occasional lecturer while finishing his first monograph. He returned to the Centre for Neo-Latin Studies in Cork 2012 as a postdoctoral researcher in the Third Tongue Project under the direction of Dr Jason Harris before taking up a three-year IRC Elevate Fellowship at the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, alongside a Postdoctoral Research Associateship at Trinity Hall. He resigned this fellowship in order to move to Queens in 2014. He has been awarded funded-research fellowships by the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC (twice) and the Scaliger Institute, Leiden. In 2015 he will take up a Trinity Hall exchange fellowship at the Huntingdon Library, California.