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Curriculum Vitae 
Mary T. Boatwright
Box 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103
(919) 684-3189 (office)
tboat@duke.edu (email)

Education:

Ph.D. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1980
Ph.D. in Classical Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1980
M.A. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1975
B.A. Stanford University, 1973
Michigan Assoc., American Academy, Rome, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1977
M.A. in Classical Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1975
Laurea, voto ottimo, in Etruscologiá Universitá per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy, 1974
Certificato in Corso Medio di Italiano, Universitá per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy, 1973

Areas of Research

Roman history, especially the social and political history of the empire; topography of Rome; Rome's northern frontiers; Roman women; Latin historiography

Professional Experience / Employment History

    Duke University
        Professor in the Department of History, 2005 - present
        Professor of Ancient History in the Department of Classical Studies, 1995-present
        Chairman, Department of Classical Studies, 1996-99, 2010-11, 2014-17
        Associate Professor of Classical Studies, 1985-95
        Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, 1982-85
        A.W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, 1979-82
    Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies
        A.W. Mellon Professor-in-Charge, 1992-93
        Graduate Assistant, 1976-77

Excavation and Archaeological Experience
Trench Supervisor, University of Michigan/Kelsey Museum Excavations, 1976
Research Assistant in Jerusalem for Dr. S.C. Herbert, University of Michigan, 1975
Volunteer at the Tel Dan Excavations, Roman Occupation Level, Hebrew Union College, Tel Dan, Israel, 1975

Publications

   Books

Boatwright, MT. The Imperial Women of Rome: Power, Gender, Example, Context.  Oxford University Press, .
 History of the ICCS: The First Fifty Years (1965-2015).  edited by Boatwright, MT; Maas, M; Smith, C Centro Press, .
Boatwright, MT; Gargola, D; Lenski, N; Talbert, RJA. A Brief History of the Romans.  2nd, enlarged ed. Oxford University Press, .
Boatwright, MT. Peoples of the Roman World.  Cambridge University Press,  241 pages.
with Boatwright, MT; Gargola, DJ; Lenski, N; Talbert, RJA. The Romans From Village to Empire: A History of Rome from Earliest Times to the End of the Western Empire.  Oxford University Press, (2011) 624 pages. (2nd, expanded edition. Czech translation published 12/12) [available here]
with Boatwright, MT; Gargola, DJ; Talbert, RJA. A Brief History of The Romans.  Oxford University Press, (2005).
with Boatwright, MT; Gargola, DJ; Talbert, RJA. The Romans: From Village to Empire.  Oxford University Press, (2004).
with co-editor H. B. Evans. The Shapes of City Life in Rome and Pompeii.  edited by Boatwright, MT; Evans, HB Caratzas, (2000).
Boatwright, MT. Hadrian and the Cities of the Roman Empire.  Princeton University Press, (2000).
Boatwright, MT. Hadrian and the City of Rome.  Princeton University Press, (1987).

   Articles

Boatwright, MT. "Acceptance and approval: Romans' non-roman population transfers, 180 B.C.E.-ca 70 C.E.." Phoenix  vol. 69 no. 1-2, University of Toronto Press Incorporated  122-146. [Gateway.cgi]
Boatwright, MT. "Agrippa’s Building Inscriptions." Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik  vol. 189  (2014) 255-264.
Boatwright, MT. "Women and Gender in the Forum Romanum." TAPA: Transactions of the American Philological Association  vol. 141 no. 1,  (2011) 105-141.
Boatwright, MT. "Tacitus and the Final Rites of Agrippina: Annals 14, 9." Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History. Edited by Deroux, C. Collection Latomus vol. XIV  (2008) 375-93.
Boatwright, MT. "Public Architecture in Rome and the Year A.D. 96." The Year A.D. 96: Did It Make a Difference?. Edited by Badian, E.  vol. 15  (2000) 67-90.
Boatwright, MT. "Matidia the Younger." Echoes de Monde Classique/Classical Views  vol. 26  (1992) 19-32.
Boatwright, MT. "Imperial Women of the Early Second Century A.C." American Journal of Philology  vol. 112 no. 4,  (1991) 513-40. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
Boatwright, MT. "Plancia Magna of Perge, and the Roles and Status of Women in Roman Asia Minor." . Edited by Pomeroy, SB.  Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press  249-72.
Boatwright, MT. "Public Architecture in Rome and the Year A.D. 96."   vol. 15 no. 1,   67-90.
Boatwright, MT. "Theaters in the Roman Empire." Biblical Archaeologist  vol. 53  (1990) 184-92.
Boatwright, MT. "Hadrian and Italian Cities." Chiron  vol. 19  (1989) 235-71.
Boatwright, MT. "Caesar’s Second Consulship and the Completion and Date of Bellum Civile." Classical Journal  vol. 84 no. 1,  (1988) 31-40. [Gateway.cgi]
Boatwright, MT. "The Pomerial Extension of Augustus." Historia  vol. 35 no. 1,  (1986) 13-27. [Gateway.cgi]
Boatwright, MT. "The Style of the Laudes Neronis, Chapter 4.1 of Seneca’s Apocolocyntosis." Classical Bulletin. Edited by Boatwright, MT.  vol. 62 no. 1,  (1986) 10-16. [Gateway.cgi]
Boatwright, MT. "The ‘Ara Ditis-Ustrinum of Hadrian’ in the Western Campus Martius, and Other Problematic Roman Ustrina." American Journal of Archaeology  vol. 89  (1985) 486-497.
Boatwright, MT. "Tacitus on Claudius and the Pomerium of Rome: Annals 12.23.1-24." Classical Journal  vol. 80 no. 1,  (1984) 36-44. [Gateway.cgi]
BOATWRIGHT, MT. "FURTHER THOUGHTS ON HADRIANIC ATHENS." Hesperia  vol. 52 no. 2,  (1983) 173-176. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]

   Papers Published

Boatwright, MT. "Hadrian and the Agrippa Inscription of the Pantheon." Hadrian: Art, Politics and Economy. Edited by Opper, T. British Museum Research Publication #175 British Museum (2013) 19-30.
Boatwright, MT. "The Elogia of the Volusii Saturnini at Lucus Feroniae, and the Education of their Domestic Service." L’écriture dans la maison romaine. Edited by Corbier, M; Guilhembet, J-P.  de Boccard (2011) 99-112. [available here]
Boatwright, MT. "Children and Parents on the Tombstones of Pannonia." The Roman Family in the Empire: Rome, Italy and Beyond. Edited by George, M.  Oxford University Press . [doi]
Boatwright, MT. "Antonine Rome: Security in the Homeland." The Emperor and Rome: Space, Representation and Ritual. Edited by Ewald, BC; Norena, CF.  Cambridge University Press (2010) 169-197.
Boatwright, MT. "New Approaches to Roman Institutional and Political History."    (2009). [html]
Boatwright, MT. "Hadrian." Lives of the Caesars. Edited by Barrett, AA.  Blackwell (2008) 155-180. Book translated into Spanish and Estonian. [html]
Boatwright, MT. "Faustina the Younger, Mater Castrorum." . Edited by Frei-Stolba, R; Biel, A.   (2003) 249-68.
Boatwright, MT. "Trajan Outside Rome: Buildings and Sculptural Commissions in Italian and Provincial Cities." Sage and Emperor. Edited by Stadter, P; Stockt, LVD.  Leuven: Leuven University Press (2003) 259-277.
Boatwright, MT. "Faustina the Younger, Mater Castrorum." Echo 2: Les femmes antiques entre sphère privée et sphère publique.. Edited by Frei-Stolba, R; Bielman, A; Blanchi, O.  Peter Lang  249-268.
Boatwright, MT. "Just Window Dressing? Imperial Women as Architectural Sculpture." I Claudia II. Edited by Kleiner, DEE; Matheson, SB.  University of Texas Press (2000) 61-75.
Boatwright, MT. "Luxuriant Gardens and Extravagant Women: The Horti of Rome between Republic and Empire." Horti romani. Ideologia e autorappresentazione. Edited by Cima, M; La Rocca, E.  L’Erma de Bretschneider (1998) 71-82.
Boatwright, MT. "Italica and Hadrian’s Urban Benefactions." talica MMCC: Actas de las Jornadas del 2.200 Aniversario de la Fundación de Itálica.. Edited by Caballos, A; Leon, P.  Consejeria de Cultura (1997) 115-135.
Boatwright, MT. "The Traianeum in Italica (Spain) and the Library of Hadrian in Athens." The Interpretation of Architectural Sculpture in Greece and Rome. Edited by Buitron-Oliver, D.  National Gallery of Art, Washington DC  193-217.
Boatwright, MT. "The City Gate of Plancia Magna in Perge." Roman Art in Context: An Anthology. Edited by Ambra, ED.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall (1993) 189-207.
Boatwright, MT. "Plancia Magna of Perge, and the Roles and Status of Women in Roman Asia Minor." Women’s History and Ancient History. Edited by Pomeroy, SB.  University of North Carolina Press (1991) 249-272.
Boatwright, MT. "The Lucii Volusii Saturnini and Tacitus." I Volusii Saturnini: Una famiglia romana della prima età imperiale. Edited by Carandini, A.  De Donato (1982) 7-16.

   Forthcoming

Boatwright, MT. The Antonines. Oxford Bibliographies in Classics. Edited by Clayman, D. Oxford Bibliographies Online Oxford University Press . [9780195389661-0184.xml]

   Reviews

Boatwright, MT, Monuments and Memory: The Romans and Us. News and Observer  . [html]
Boatwright, MT, Visualizing Empire in Imperial Rome. Ancient World Views: Institutions and Geography from the Greco-Roman World   235-259.
Boatwright, MT, Review of the British Museum exhibition Hadrian: Empire and Conflict. American Journal of Archaeology 113  121-128.
Boatwright, MT, Hadrian. Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome  .
Boatwright, MT, Hadrian in London. American Journal of Archaeology 113:1 (2009) 121-28. (Museum review of exhibit "Hadrian: Empire and Conflict," at the British Museum.)

   Book & Monograph Reviews

Boatwright, MT, Maternal Megalomania. Julia Domna and the Imperial Politics of Motherhood. The Classical Review 65 1  200-202. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
Boatwright, MT, Imperial Ideals in the Roman West: Representation, Circulation, Power. American Historical Review 118 1 (2013) 233-234. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
Boatwright, MT, Review of A. Galimberti, Adriano e l’ideologia del principato.  10.5 (2010). [html]
Boatwright, MT, 'Res bene gestae’: Ricerche di storia urbana su Roma antica in onore di Eva Margareta Steinby.   (2009). [html]
Boatwright, MT, The Roman Triumph. The Historian 71 4 (2009) 881-882. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
Boatwright, MT, Memory of the ancestors: Staging and development of the Roman laudatio-funebris. American Journal of Archaeology 108 1  135-137. [Gateway.cgi]
Boatwright, MT, Image and memory: Funerary monuments with portrait busts in the Colonia Augusta Emerita. American Journal of Archaeology 108 1  135-137. [Gateway.cgi]
Boatwright, MT, Review of J. Arce, Memoria de los antepasados: Puesta en escena y desarrollo del elogio fúnebre romano and of J. Edmondson, T. Nogales Basarrate, and W. Trillmich, Imagen y memoria: Monumentos funerarios con retratos en la colonia Augusta Emerita. American Journal of Archaeology 108 (2004) 135-37.
Boatwright, MT, Bread and circuses: Euergetism and municipal patronage in Roman Italy. American Journal of Philology 125 2  293-296. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
Boatwright, MT, Review of J.H.W.G. Liebeschuetz, Decline and Fall of the Roman City. American Historical Review  (2003) 1199-1200.
Boatwright, MT, Temples and towns in Roman Iberia. The social and architectural dynamics of sanctuary designs, from the Third Century BC to the Third Century AD. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 59 4  554-556. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
Boatwright, MT, Review of W. E. Mierse, Temples and Towns in Roman Iberia. The Social and Architectural Dynamics of Sanctuary Designs, from the Third Century B.C. to the Third Century A.D. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 59 (2000) 554-56.
Boatwright, MT, Review of A. R. Birley, Hadrian. The Restless Emperor. Journal of Roman Archaeology 13 (2000) 593-96.
Boatwright, MT, Review of A. Grimm, D. Kessler, and H. Meyer, Der Obelisk des Antinoos. American Journal of Archaeology 103 (1998) 173-173.
Boatwright, MT, Review of A. Grimm. D. Kessler, and H. Meyer, Der Obelisk des Antinoos. American Journal of Archaeology 103  173-173.
Boatwright, MT, Review of F. Yegul, Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity. Design Book Review 35/36 (1995) 70-74.
Boatwright, MT, Review of D. Willers, Hadrian’s Panhellenisches Programm. Archaologische Beitrage zur Neugestaltung Athens durch Hadrian. Journal of Roman Archaeology 7 (1994) 426-31.
Boatwright, MT, Review of O. F. Robinson, Ancient Rome: City Planning and Administration. Classical Outlook 70 (1993) 150-150.
BOATWRIGHT, MT, THE ROMAN JURISTS AND THE ORGANIZATION OF PRIVATE BUILDING IN THE LATE REPUBLIC AND EARLY EMPIRE - MARTIN,S. Journal of Roman Studies 81  184-185. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
BOATWRIGHT, MT, HADRIAN AND ROMAN ARCHITECTURE - FRENCH - STIERLIN,H. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 45 4  408-410. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
Boatwright, MT, Review of F. S. Kleiner, The Arch of Nero in Rome. A Study of the Roman Honorary Arch before and under Nero. American Journal of Archaeology 90 (1986) 492-93.
Boatwright, MT, Review of K. Christ, The Romans: An Introduction to their History and Civilization. Classical Outlook 63 (1986) 139-139.

   Other

   Others

Boatwright, MT. "Imagining Regium Lepidi historically: A Roman town in North Italy." . Ed. Forte, M .
Boatwright, MT. "Tacitus and the Wealth, Enrichment, and Impoverishment of the Roman Upper Class." . Ed. D'Arms, JH .

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

John and Penelope Biggs Residency in the Classics, Washington University in St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis, November, 2012

Writing Beyond the Disciplines award, Duke University, May 2010

Dean’s Distinguished Service Award, Duke University, 2008

Designation as a Mellon Foundation course of graduate course "The Historians," as part of "Making the Humanities Central" project, sponsored by Duke's John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 2003

Summer Stipends Awards, National Endowment for the Humanities, 0 2002

Grants for "Romanization on the Northern Frontier: The Evidence of the Pannonian Stelae”, Duke Univ. Arts & Sciences Research Council (A&SRC), 2000-2001, 2002-2003

Grant for “Women on the Edge: Depictions of Women on Rome’s Northeastern Frontier (Pannonia)”, Duke’s A&SRC, 1999-2000

Fellowship for University Teachers, for Hadrian and the Cities of the Roman Empire, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1995-96

Fellowships for University Teachers, National Endowment for the Humanities, 0 1995

Summer Stipend for research on Hadrian and cities in Greece, Turkey, Romania and Serbia (declined), National Endowment for the Humanities, 1995

Gildersleeve Prize, for “The Imperial Women of the Early Second Century A.C.,” American Journal of Philology 112 (1991) 513-40., 0 1992

Annual “Regular Grants” for “Hadrianic Urbanization in the Roman Empire” Duke Univ. Research Council, 1987-90, 1992-95

Selected as an applicant for a NEH Summer Stipend for research on Hadrian and cities in Cilicia, Pamphylia, Lycia, Pisidia and Lycaonia, Duke University, 1989

Fellowship, for research on "Hadrianic Urbanization in the Roman Empire", George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation, 1986-87

NEH stipend for publication of Hadrian and the City of Rome, Princeton University Press, 1986

Regular Grants for Hadrian and the City of Rome, Duke University Research Council, 1984, 1985

Research Grant for Hadrian and the City of Rome, American Philosophical Society, 1984

Duke Endowment Award for Excellence in Teaching, Duke University, 1982

Regular Grant for research in Roman Spain, Duke University Research Council, 1981

Fellowship from Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, 1978-79

Borso di Studio, Università per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy, Summer 1974

Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University, 1972

Conferences Organized
Co-organized 2012 Association of Ancient Historians Conference at Duke and UNC-CH, Co-organized 2012 Association of Ancient Historians Conference at Duke and UNC-CH. December 17, 2012, May 3-6, 2013

"Eius dignitatis cultores," a conference at Duke in honor of Francis Newton on the occasion of his retirement, 1999

"The Shapes of City Life in Rome and Pompeii," a conference at Duke in honor of Lawrence Richardson, Jr., on the occasion of his retirement, 1989-1990

Professional Lectures

  Invited Lectures:

"Reading the Pantheon", University of Mississippi, October 24, 2013
Reading the Pantheon, University of Mississippi, 24 October 2013
'Modest' Agrippa's Building Inscriptions, XVIIIth International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Mérida, Spain, May 2013
“Not the Minucia Frumentaria? A Long-Standing Topographical Puzzle, 2012 Archaeological Institute of America Annual Conference, 17 December 2012
"Visualizing Empire in Imperial Rome", Indiana University, November 09, 2012
Visualizing Empire in Imperial Rome, Indiana University, 9 November 2012
"Why is Agrippa's Inscription on Hadrian's Pantheon?", University of New Hampshire, 2012/10 [index.cfm]
Why is Agrippa's Inscription on Hadrian's Pantheon?, University of New Hampshire, 17 October 2012 [Hampshire.]
"Visualizing Empire in Imperial Rome", Vanderbilt University, September 10, 2012 [t-boatwright-duke-university-visualizing-empire-in-imperial-rome.177189]
Visualizing Empire in Imperial Rome, Vanderbilt University, 10 September 2012 [t-boatwright-duke-university-visualizing-empire-in-imperial-rome.177189]
"Not the Minucia Frumentaria? Stubborn Problems in Roman Topography," "Visualizing Empire in Imperial Rome," and "Agrippa's Inscription on Hadrian's Pantheon", Washington University at St. Louis, April 2-6, 2012 [archive]
"The End of the Road? New Discoveries in Roman Topography", University of Wisconsin, Madison, March 31, 2011
The End of the Road? New Discoveries in Roman Topography, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 31 March 2011
"The Importance of the Physical for (Roman) History: The Case of the Pantheon", Ohio University, October 18, 2010
The Importance of the Physical for (Roman) History: The Case of the Pantheon, Ohio University, 18 October 2010
"The Pantheon in Rome: Monuments, Memory, Latin, & Hadrian” and “The Puzzle of the Aedicula Faustinae; Women in the Forum Romanum", Wisconsin Latin Teachers Association, Madison, WI, March 18, 2010
Rome and Immigrants, c. 200 BCE – 100 CE, American Philological Association, 7 January 2010
What's in a Name? Hadrian's Pantheon and its Agrippan Inscription, British Museum, London, 14 December 2009
The Edges of [the Roman] Empire, Franklin Humanities Institute, 19 November 2008
  Recent Invited Lectures:
"What's in a Name? Hadrian's Pantheon and its Agrippan Inscription", British Museum, London, December 14, 2009
“Gendering the Roman Forum: The Puzzle of the Aedicula Faustinae”, University of Cincinnati, 17 November 2009
“Gendering the Roman Forum”, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, April 2008
“City and Cities in Greek and Roman Cultures”, Loyola College in Maryland, 12 November 2007
"Tacitus, Nero and Agrippina's Funeral", University of Minnesota Department of History (Lauritsen Family Lecture), 2006
"All Roads Lead to Rome: Roman Architecture and Urban Settings in Movies", in Big Screen Rome: Antiquity in the Movies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Humanities Seminar, 2006
"Antonine Rome: Security in the Homeland", in The Emperor and Rome: Space, Representation, and Ritual symposium organized by Yale University, 2005
"Agrippina's Bier and Dining Couch", University of North Carolina at Greensboro, February 2003
"The Ancient City in its Context, and in Ours", Keynote Address, Association of Ancient Historians, Savannah, GA, April 2002
"Harmonious Partners: Husbands and Wives on Tombstones in Rome's North-East Frontier (Pannonia)", NC Society of the AIA, April 2001
"Faustina the Younger, Mater Castrorum", at the Université de Lausanne, 2001
"Family Matters on the Tombstones of Pannonia, Rome's Northern Frontier", University of Cincinnati, November 2001
"Rome, City of Monuments", for Great Cities in the Ancient World, Program in the Humanities and Human Values, UNC-Chapel Hill, June 2001
"Trajan Outside Rome: Buildings and Sculptural Commissions in Italian and Provincial Cities", for Sage and Emperor: Trajan and Plutarch, conference at UNC-Chapel Hill, 2000
"Harmonious Partners: Husbands and Wives on Tombstones in Rome's North-East Frontier (Pannonia)", Whitman College, 2000
"Roman History and Latin Literature: the Demands of the Aeneid", Whitman College, 2000
"How to Live in Rome's 'Gilded Age': Nero's Golden House and Neronian Aesthetics", Princeton Society of the AIA, 1999
"Women on the Edge: Depictions of Women on Rome's Northeastern Frontier (Pannonia)", for Program in the Ancient World, Princeton University, 1999
  Conference Papers:
"The Edges of [the Roman] Empire", Franklin Humanities Institute, 11-1-08
  Meetings:
“Domitia Longina and the Criminality of Roman Imperial Women”, Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) – Southern Section, October 18, 2014
“New Approaches to Roman Institutional and Political History”, Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association (APA), January 09, 2009 [Historians]
“Women’s Place at the Heart of Rome: The Aedicula Faustinae in the Forum Romanum", Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA), January 05, 2008
“Women and their Contexts on Funerary Stelae in Roman Pannonia: The Seated Portrait Type", Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association (APA), January, 2006
“Pannonian Stelae, Romans, and Romanization on the Northern Frontier”, Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA), January, 2002
“Public Architecture in Rome and the Year A.D. 96”, Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association (APA), December, 1996
“Hadrian and North African Cities”, Annual Meeting of the APA, 1991
“Matidia the Younger”, Annual Meeting of the APA, 1989
“Hadrian and Italian Cities”, Spring Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, 1988
“Colonization and Land Assignations in Italy, A.D. 98-161”, Annual Meeting of the APA, 1988
“Archives of Italian and Provincial Cities in Imperial Rome”, Fall Meeting of the CAAS, 1987
“The Conclusion to Caesar’s Bellum Civile”, Spring Meeting of the CAAS, 1986
“Hadrian’s Temple of the Deified Trajan and Deified Plotina”, Fall Meeting of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States, 1984
“The Obelisk of Antinoos, and Hadrian’s and Elagabalus’ Religious Policies”, Annual Meeting of the APA, 1984
“Augustus’ Pomerium and Roman Imperialism”, Duquesne History Forum, October 1983
  Other:
"Imperial Mothers and Daughters in Second-Century Rome", Toronto, 1 January 2017
“The Imperial Family, and Families in Pannonia and Palmyra”, Aarhus University, Denmark, 1 October 2016
“Alma Mater? Rome and the Emperor’s Mother”, Wabash College, 1 September 2016
“Family Matters: Rome’s Imperial Mothers in the Spotlight", Creighton University, 1 April 2016
“Reading the Pantheon”, Classical Association of Minnesota, 1 October 2015
“TBL Rome: Agrippina and the Temple of Deified Claudius”, Classical Association of the Atlantic States, 1 October 2015
“Agrippina on the Caelian: Imperial Women’s Sculptural Presence in Rome”, St Peter, MN, 1 October 2015
“Power Plays: The Sovereignty of Rome’s Imperial Women”, University of Minnesota, 1 October 2015
“Hadrian’s Mausoleum and Pons Aelius:The Embodiment of Hadrian’s Ideological and Practical Policies”, 1 January 1983
“Tacitus on Claudius and the Pomerium of Rome:Annals 12.23.1-24”, 1 January 1982
  Recent Lectures at Refereed Meetings:
"Modest Agrippa's Building Inscriptions", 18th International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Mérida, Spain, May 2013
“Not the Minucia Frumentaria? New Light on a Topographical Problem”, 2012 Archaeological Institute of America Annual Conference, 2012
"Rome and Immigrants, c. 200 BCE – 100 CE", American Philological Association, January 07, 2010
“Women’s Place at the Heart of Rome: The Aedicula Faustinae in the Forum Romanum”, Annual Meeting of the AIA, 2008
"Women and their Contexts on Funerary Stelae in Roman Pannonia: The Seated Portrait Type", Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, January, 2006
"Fleshing Out Ancient Bones: Historians and the Citites of the Roman World", Centennial Panel on Greek and Roman History, Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS), St. Louis, MO, April, 2004
"Familial Writing and Domestic Service: The Lararium of the Volusii Saturnini", L'ecriture dans la maison romaine , Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, March, 2004
"Pannonian Stelae, Roman, and Romanization on the Northern Frontier", Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, 2002
"Public Architecture in Rome and the Year A.D. 96", Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, 1996

Professional Service

  University Committees/Service

Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure, Member, Fall 2013
Reader for Duke's 2013 and 2014 NEH Summer Stipend nominees
Academic Council, 2012-2014
Global Education Committee, A&S, Chair, 2012-2015
Quality Enhancement Plan, SACS, Co-Chair, 2007 - 2009
Arts and Sciences Council, 2012-2013

  Departmental Committees/Service

Department Chair, 2014-17
Interim Department Chair, 2010-11
Chair for search committee for Classical Archaeology position, 2013-14
General PhD exam committee 2013-15
Chaired committee for the appointment review of Maurizio Forte as Full Professor
General PhD exam committee 2011-12
Chaired Promotion Committee for a colleague, 2009
Served on Promotion Committee for a colleague, 2009
Department Chair, 1996-1999
Department Chair, 2010 - 2011
Curriculum Committee, 1987 - 2004
Director of Graduate Studies, 2004 - 2008

  Service to the Profession

Publications Review, books and book proposals, 400-page manuscript on Roman women in municipalities
Reviewed for publication a 400-page manuscript for Hackett Publ. Co., July 2013
Publications Review, books and book proposals, 300-page manuscript for Philipp von Zabern
Publications Review, books and book proposals, 283-page manuscript for the series Roman Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches
Publications Review, articles, 30-page article on women in the correspondence of Fronto and Marcus Aurelius
Publications Review, articles, 20-page topographical article on the Ustrinum of Augustus in Rome
Publications Review, articles, 20-page article on women in the Roman west
Refereed a paper for Historia, August 2011
Refereed a paper for the Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, 2010
Scholarly Journals, 2009
Refereed a paper for Art Bulletin, and a different one for American Journal of Archaeology
Refereed a book for University of Toronto Press, 2009
Refereed a paper for AJA; also refereed a 600+ pp ms for Johns Hopkins UP, and a book-length ms for Cambridge UP, 2007
Member of the Professional Matters Committee : American Philological Association. 2010 - 2012, Member of the Professional Matters Committee : American Philological Association, 2010 - 2012
Asked to moderate a panel at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, January 09, 2011
On a team of four that evaluated the Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia. November 17,, On a team of four that evaluated the Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia, April 2009
On editorial board of the Journal of Ancient History, published by De Gruyter, starting 2013. 2013, 2013 - present
Member : Executive Committee of the Advisory Council of the AAR. 2012 - 2015, Member : Executive Committee of the Advisory Council of the AAR, 2012 - 2015
Member, Professional Matters Committee : American Philological Association. 2011 - 2014, Member, Professional Matters Committee : American Philological Association, 2011 - 2014
Participated in outside evaluation of the Department of Classical Studies at Carleton College. November 22, 2013, Participated in outside evaluation of the Department of Classical Studies at Carleton College, Feb. 2013
Participated in evaluation of candidate for tenured full professor position at Indiana U.
Tenure review for different university
American Philological Association, Moderator of a panel on Roman History
Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, Member of Managing Committee, 1986 - present
Reviewed for publication a 275-pp book ms submitted to Oxford UP, Feb. 2013
Read for advance comment C. J. Fuhrmann, Policing the Roman Empire

  Other Service

Transactions of the American Philological Association, Outside evaluator of a manuscript
Outside reviewer for two (2) tenure cases. 2016, Outside reviewer for two (2) tenure cases
Outside evaluator of a book manuscript. OUP. 2016, Outside evaluator of a book manuscript
Educational liaison for Duke Alumni trip to Legendary Turkey, May 2014
Consulted with Duke's Dr. DeCruz on project analyzing incrustations on Roman cinerary urn
Requests regretfully declined
Served as mentor for Dr. Eugenia Lao (College of the Holy Cross), who applied for a Duke University Postdoctoral Associate program
Educational liaison for for a Duke Alumni trip to “The Chianti Region and the Italian Riviera”, 2010
Advisory Council to the School of Classical Studies of the American Academy in Rome (AAR), Chair, 1995-98
AIA Annual Meeting Program Committee, Member, 1990-93
Advisory Council of the AAR, Secretary-Treasurer, 1988-92
American Philological Association, Placement Committee, 1985-88
North Carolina Chapter of the AIA, Secretary-Treasurer, 1985-86
Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome, Duke Representative, 1983-84, 1986-
Executive Council, North Carolina Chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America Member, 1979-81, 1983-85
The Seaborne Trade of Ancient Rome in the Late Republic and Early Empire: Archaeology and Economic History, Coordinator, 1978-79

Doctoral Theses Directed

Alexander W. Meyer, “The Creation, Composition, Service and Settlement of Auxiliary Units Raised on the Iberian Peninsula”, (2009 - 2012)
Bart Huelsenbeck, Figures in the Shadows: Identities in Artistic Prose from the Anthology of the Elder Seneca, (2009)
Charles E. Muntz, Diodorus Siculus, Egypt, and Rome, (2008)
Molly M. Pryzwansky, Feminine Imperial Ideals in the Caesares of Suetonius, (2008)
Jill Chmielewski, Portrayals of Daily Life on the Funerary Monuments of Roman Gaul and Germany, (2002)
Eric Adler, The ‘Enemy’ Speaks: Oratory and Criticism of Empire in Roman Historiography, (2002)
Jeannine Uzzi, The Representation of Children in Public Art of Roman Empire, from Augustus to Constantine, (1998)
Darryl Phillips, Voting During the Principate of Augustus, (1994)
Professional Affiliations

    American Philological Association
    Archaeological Institute of America
    Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies
    Association of Ancient Historians
    Society of Fellows of the American Academy in Rome
    Advisory Council of the American Academy in Rome

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