Emily Rose C. Wilson (born 1971) is a British classicist who is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the daughter of A. N. Wilson and Katherine Duncan-Jones and the sister of the food writer Bee Wilson.
A graduate of Balliol College, Oxford in 1992 (BA in Literae Humaniores, Classical Literature and Philosophy), she undertook her MPhil in English Renaissance Literature (1994) at Corpus Christi College, Oxford and her Doctorate (2001) in Classical and Comparative Literature at Yale University. In 2006, she won a Rome Prize.
Emily Wilson is a book reviewer for The Times Literary Supplement, and the London Review of Books.
"Found in Translation", slate, August 15, 2006,
Mocked with Death: Tragic Overliving from Sophocles to Milton, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. ISBN 978-0-8018-7964-7.,
The Death of Socrates: Hero, Villain, Chatterbox, Saint, Harvard University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-674-02683-4.,
"The hemlock and the chatterbox", The Times Literary Supplement, Carolyne Larrington, October 17, 2007