Margaret Curtis read Classics at Girton College, Cambridge, and went on to gain a PhD in Greek Philosophy at Manchester University. Since then she has worked in adult education, teaching for the WEA and the Extra-Mural Department at Manchester. During a career of almost thirty years as an Associate Lecturer with the Open University, she taught a variety of courses relating to Classical Greece and Rome and, more recently, Greek and Latin. She continues to pursue research and to teach privately, and is a member of MANCENT.
In conjunction with ITS she has led successful study tours to Athens and the Argolid, the Bay of Naples and the Cilento, and Rome and its environs (Ostia, Tivoli etc.), as well as organising a number of short trips to Classical and Christian heritage sites