Field-Of-Study: Classics

Bonna Wescoat

Bonna Daix Wescoat is a classical archaeologist whose primary research centers on the intersection of architecture, ritual, and place in ancient Greek sacred contexts. A graduate of Smith College, she was awarded a Marshall Scholarship to continue her study in Britain. There she earned an M.A. in the archaeology of the Roman Empire at the

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John Palmer

John Palmer is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Florida. He specializes in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, particularly its earliest phase. After receiving his B.A as a Woodruff Scholar in 1987 from Emory University, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, he received a B.A./M.A. from Cambridge University in 1989

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M. Rahim Shayegan

M. Rahim Shayegan is associate professor of Iranian, and director of the Program of Iranian Studies at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC) at UCLA, where he was the inaugural holder of the Musa Sabi Term Chair of Iranian (2005–2009). He received his B.A. from the University of Cologne, Germany, and his

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Susan Rotroff

Susan Rotroff is a classical archaeologist whose research focuses on ancient Greek ceramics, from the 6th through the 1st centuries B.C.E. Educated at Bryn Mawr (B.A., 1968) and Princeton (M.A., 1972; PhD., 1976), she began her academic career at Mount Allison University in Canada. Subsequently she moved to Hunter College in New York City, and

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Melissa Lane

Melissa Lane is Professor of Politics at Princeton University, a position she has held since 2009.  Previously she taught from 1994 to 2009 in the Faculty of History of the University of Cambridge, where she was a Fellow of King’s College.  She has been Visiting Professor of Government and Lecturer in Social Studies at Harvard

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Judith Evans Grubbs

Judith Evans Grubbs is the Betty Gage Holland Professor of Roman History at Emory University. She received her Ph.D. in Classics at Stanford University in 1987 and her B.A. in Classics and English at Emory in 1978. Prior to coming to Emory, she taught at Washington University in St. Louis and Sweet Briar College in

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Joshua T. Katz

Born and raised in New York, Joshua T. Katz is a linguist by training, a classicist by profession, and a comparative philologist at heart. The recipient of degrees in linguistics from Yale (B.A. 1991), Oxford (M.Phil. 1993; British Marshall Scholar), and Harvard (Ph.D. 1998), he had the good fortune to be able to reinvent himself

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Sander M. Goldberg

A native New Yorker, Sander Goldberg has spent most of his professional life in California. He has taught at Stanford and Berkeley, and since 1985 at UCLA, where he is currently Professor of Classics. His interest in Greco-Roman antiquity has evolved over the years from author-specific studies of comedy (The Making of Menander’s Comedy, 1980;

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Noel Lenski

I am a Roman historian who has focused primarily on the later empire and its aftermath. Trained at Princeton, I was happy to return to my home state to work at the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1995. I began my career focusing on emperors and have now moved to slaves. My first book, Failure

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