People

Executive Committee

Ancient Studies Faculty

Coleman

Kathleen Coleman

James Loeb Professor of the Classics
Senior Research Curator, Harvard Art Museums
  • Roman Empire
  • Areas of Expertise: Flavian literature; Latin epigraphy; Roman spectacle
Harvard University Department of the Classics
204 Boylston Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-2024
Dench

Emma Dench

McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History and of the Classics
Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • Roman empire (Mediterranean, Near East, Europe)
  • 300 BCE–300 CE
  • Areas of Expertise: Roman empire; race,...
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Harvard University Department of the Classics
204 Boylston Hall, Cambridge MA 02138
p: 617-496-1956
Elmer

David Elmer

Eliot Professor of Greek Literature
  • Greco-Roman world
  • 8th c. BCE–4th c. CE
  • Areas of Expertise: Greek literature; Homeric epic; Greek and Roman novels...
Harvard University Department of the Classics
223 Boylston Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-4019
Janling Fu

Janling Fu

Preceptor in Expository Writing
  • Levant, eastern Mediterranean, ancient Near East
  • Late Bronze and Iron Ages
  • Areas of Expertise: Hebrew Bible;...
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King

Karen King

Hollis Professor of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School
  • Italy and eastern Mediterranean
  • 1st to 5th c. CE
  • Areas of Expertise: sexuality and gender; martyrdom and...
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Harvard University Divinity School
45 Francis Avenue 201
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
p: 617-998-5386
manuelian

Peter Der Manuelian

Barbara Bell Professor of Egyptology
Director of the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East
  • Egyptology (pharaonic Egyptian civilization)
  • Areas of Expertise: Giza Pyramids; Egyptian language; Egyptian art, architecture...
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Harvard University Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
6 Divinity Ave, #208, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-8558
Nagy

Gregory Nagy

Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature
Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies
  • Greece and the Greek world
  • Areas of Expertise: archaic and classical Greek poetry and prose; rhetoric; linguistics; metrics; ...
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Harvard University Department of the Classics
Boylston Hall 228, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-1941
Stang

Charles M. Stang

Professor of Early Christian Thought
Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions
  • Eastern Mediterranean and Near East
  • Late antiquity (3rd c. CE–9th c. CE)
  • Areas of Expertise: early Christian...
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Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions
42 Francis Avenue 208, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-5761
Stern

David Stern

Harry Starr Professor of Classical and Modern Jewish and Hebrew Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature
Director of the Center for Jewish Studies
  • Near East (Roman Palestine and Babylonia primarily)
  • Late Antiquity
  • Areas of Expertise: Roman empire; race,...
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Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
6 Divinity Avenue 209, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3977
Jason Ur

Jason Ur

Stephen Phillips Professor of Archaeology and Ethnology
  • Near East
  • Prehistory to the present
  • Areas of expertise: Near Eastern archaeology and history; urbanism; landscape;...
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Department of Anthropology
11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-8920

Ancient Studies Graduate Students