(p. xii) List of Contributors
(p. xii) List of Contributors
Clifford Ando is Professor of Classics at the University of Chicago. He is an historian of religion, law, and government in the Roman Empire.
Roger S. Bagnall is Professor of Ancient History and Director of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University. He is a papyrologist and historian of Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique Egypt.
Peter Fibiger Bang is Associate Professor of History at the University of Copenhagen. He works on the comparative economic history and political economy of early empires.
Alessandro Barchiesi works on Roman poetic texts and literary-critical approaches; his latest published project is a multi-authored commentary on Ovid's Metamorphoses. He teaches Latin literature at the University of Siena at Arezzo and at Stanford University.
Maurizio Bettini is Professor of Classical Philology and Director of the Centro Antropologia e Mondo Antico at the University of Siena. His main fields of research are Anthropology and the Classics, Latin Literature, Historical Linguistics, and Metrics.
John Bodel is Professor of Classics and History at Brown University. He writes about Latin epigraphy and literature, Roman social history and religion, and ancient slavery.
Keith Bradley is the Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Professor of Classics and Concurrent Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. He is an ancient historian who specializes in the field of Roman social relations.
Susanna Braund holds a Canada Research Chair in Latin Poetry and its Reception at the University of British Columbia. Her current research interests include the translation histories of Virgil, Lucan, and Seneca's tragedies into European languages from the Renaissance to the modern day.
Kai Brodersen is Professor of Ancient Culture and President of the University of Erfurt in Germany. His research covers Greek and Roman historiography and geography, ancient inscriptions, oracles and wonder-texts, social and economic history, and reception studies (including Asterix).
(p. xiii) Kathleen M. Coleman is Professor of Latin at Harvard University. She specializes in the literature and culture of the early Roman Empire, including spectacle and punishment, and has published commentaries on two volumes of Flavian poetry, Statius, Silvae IV and Martial, Liber Spectaculorum.
Joy Connolly is Associate Professor of Classics at New York University. She works on ancient rhetoric, political thought, Latin poetry, and the reception of classical thought from the seventeenth century to today, and is currently writing a book about the relevance of Roman republicanism for the contemporary world.
Anthony Corbeill is Professor of Classics at the University of Kansas. He has published books on political humour and gesture in Roman society and is currently working on a project on the boundaries of sex and gender in ancient Rome.
Emma Dench is Professor of Classics and of History at Harvard University. Her work focuses on Roman cultural history.
Mario De Nonno is Professor of Latin Literature at ‘Roma Tre’ University in Rome. He has mainly worked on the textual tradition and significance of Latin grammarians, metricians, and scholarly authors, and on topics related to the school and the book in the Roman Empire.
Florence Dupont is Professeur de Latin at the University of Paris VII, and member of the Centre Gernet, Recherches sur les Sociétés Anciennes. She is the author of numerous books on Roman performance culture, including theatre, oratory, politics, and daily interactions.
Jennifer Ebbeler is Associate Professor of Classics at University of Texas, Austin. Her research interests are Latin literature, epistolography, and late antique literary and cultural history.
Werner Eck is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at the University of Cologne. He has worked especially on the political, administrative, and social history of the Roman Empire on the basis of prosopography and Greek and Latin inscriptions.
Joseph Farrell is Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His main teaching and research interest is Roman poetry of the Republican and Augustan periods.
Denis Feeney is Giger Professor of Latin at Princeton University. He has published on Roman time and on the interaction between Roman religion and literature.
Ellen Finkelpearl is Professor of Classics at Scripps College. Her work has focused on the Roman author Apuleius and the ancient novel.
(p. xiv) Rebecca Flemming is University Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Cambridge, and a fellow of Jesus College. She is a social and cultural historian of the Roman world.
Harriet I. Flower is Professor of Classics at Princeton University. She is a Roman historian who works on social, political, and cultural history, with a special interest in the Roman Republic. Much of her work has focused on themes of memory or of spectacle within the city of Rome.
Philip Hardie is a Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, and Honorary Professor of Latin Literature in the University of Cambridge. His interests range widely across Latin literature and its reception.
Jill Harries is Professor of Ancient History at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. She has published on the Later Roman Empire and Roman legal history.
William V. Harris is Shepherd Professor of History at Columbia University, and Director of the Center for the Ancient Mediterranean. His book Dreams and Experience in Classical Antiquity was published by Harvard University Press in 2009.
Stephen Hinds is Professor of Classics and Byron W. and Alice L. Lockwood Professor of the Humanities at the University of Washington in Seattle. With Denis Feeney, he co-edits the Cambridge book series ‘Roman Literature and its Contexts’, soon to yield its final volumes; his own main research interests are in Latin poetry.
Henry Hurst is University Reader in Classical Archaeology and Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. Main research interests are in Roman archaeology, particularly the archaeology of cities with special reference to Rome, Carthage, and Gloucester.
Robert A. Kaster is Professor of Classics and Kennedy Foundation Professor of Latin Language and Literature at Princeton University. He has taught and written mainly in the areas of Roman rhetoric, the history of ancient education, and Roman ethics.
Joshua T. Katz is Professor of Classics and Director of the Program in Linguistics at Princeton University. He is broadly interested in the languages, literatures, and cultures of the ancient world and has recently published a number of articles on wordplay.
Paul T. Keyser's publications include work on gravitational physics, computer science, stylometry, Greek tragedy, and especially ancient science and technology. Formerly a teacher of Classics, he is currently crafting Java for IBM's Watson Research Center.
Christina Shuttleworth Kraus is Professor of Classics at Yale. She has published on Latin historiography (especially Livy and Caesar) and on the classical commentary, and is currently working (with A. J. Woodman) on a commentary on Tacitus' Agricola.
(p. xv) Andrew Laird, Professor of Classical Literature at Warwick University, has published on a number of Latin authors, including Catullus, Virgil, and Apuleius. His current interests are in Roman literary biography and the traditions of Latin humanism in Italy and colonial Spanish America.
Eugenio La Rocca is Professor of Greek and Roman Archaeology at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’. His main fields of research are Greek and Roman art and the archaeology and topography of Rome.
Richard Lim, Professor of History at Smith College, teaches the history of the ancient Mediterranean and Near East. His research focuses on the cultural and religious history of late antiquity, and he is currently finishing a book project on the reception of public spectacles during the later Roman Empire.
Michèle Lowrie, Professor of Classics and the College at the University of Chicago, works on Roman literature and culture, especially in the Republican and Augustan periods.
Kathleen McCarthy is Associate Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. Her current research interests focus on the relationships between narrative, address, and audience in first-person Latin poetry.
William E. Metcalf is Professor (Adj.) of Classics at Yale and Ben Lee Damsky Curator of Coins and Medals at the Yale University Art Gallery. He works mainly on Roman and Roman provincial coinage.
Kristina Milnor is Associate Professor of Classics at Barnard College. Her book Gender, Domesticity, and the Age of Augustus: Inventing Private Life won the 2006 Goodwin Award of Merit from the American Philological Association.
Llewelyn Morgan is a University Lecturer in Classical Languages and Literature at Oxford University, and Tutorial Fellow at Brasenose College. He has research interests in many aspects of Latin literature.
Carlos F. Noreña is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California at Berkeley. He works on the history of the Roman Empire, and is currently completing a book on the figure of the Roman emperor as a unifying symbol for the western empire.
James J. OʼDonnell is Professor of Classics and Provost at Georgetown University. His most recent books are Augustine: A New Biography and The Ruin of the Roman Empire.
Ellen Oliensis is Professor of Classics at University of California at Berkeley. Her research centres on late Republican and early Imperial poetry, and she is currently working on Ovid's Amores.
(p. xvi) Nicholas Purcell is University Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St John's College. He works on Roman social, economic, and cultural history, and is particularly interested in the long-term history of the Mediterranean world.
Beryl Rawson is Professor Emerita and Adjunct Professor in Classics at the Australian National University in Canberra. Her research interests are in the social, cultural, and political history of ancient Rome and iconography and epigraphy, with special focus on the Roman family.
Andrew Riggsby, Professor of Classics and Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, is author of Crime and Community in Ciceronian Rome and War in Words: Caesar in Gaul and Rome. His research interests are in the cultural history of Roman political institutions and in cognitive history.
Matthew Roller is Professor and Chair of Classics at Johns Hopkins University. As a Romanist, he is engaged with the literature, history, art, philosophy, and culture generally of the ancient Roman world. He has worked in recent years on imperial ideology in the Julio-Claudian period, on various questions related to Roman dining, and on Roman exempla.
Charles Brian Rose is James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania, Deputy Director of the University Museum, and President of the Archaeological Institute of America. Since 1988 he has been Head of Post-Bronze Age excavations at Troy, and is English-language editor of Studia Troica, the annual journal of the Troy excavations.
Jörg Rüpke is Historian of Religion and Co-Director of the International research group ‘Religious Individualization in Historical Perspective’ of the Max Weber Centre of the University of Erfurt. His special research interests are ancient Roman and Mediterranean religions.
Walter Scheidel is Dickason Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Classics and, by courtesy, of History at Stanford University. His work focuses on ancient social and economic history, premodern historical demography, and comparative and transdisciplinary history.
Seth Schwartz is Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Classical Jewish Civilization at Columbia University. He works on the social and cultural history of the Jews in antiquity.
David Sedley is Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, where he is also a Fellow of Christ's College. His research ranges widely over Greco-Roman philosophy, including the editing of philosophical papyri.
Hagith Sivan is Professor of History at the University of Kansas. Her interests include late antiquity (in its broadest sense) and the Hebrew Bible.
(p. xvii) Nicola Terrenato is an Associate Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Michigan. He directs the excavations at Gabii and has worked on early Central Italy, Roman conquest, and field survey methodology.
Edmund Thomas is Lecturer in Ancient Visual and Material Culture at Durham University. His main research interest is Roman architecture and its relation to Roman society and culture.
Alfonso Traina is Professor (Emeritus) of Latin Literature at the University of Bologna. He is a leading scholar in the study of poetic and literary style and of Roman literary history, and has done influential work on translation, literary bilingualism, sound patterns, and the psychological and ideological aspects of literary from.
Tim Whitmarsh is E. P. Warren Praelector in Classics at Corpus Christi College in the University of Oxford. He is a specialist in the literature and culture of Greece in the Roman period.