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David Pickel headshot
May 28 2020
Graduate student David Pickel has accepted the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Dissertation Fellowship from Stanford's Humanities Center.  These fellowships are awarded to "advanced doctoral students whose work is of the highest quality" and provide a generous stipend.
Rodin's "Thinker" sculpture
May 8 2020
Classics faculty Josiah Ober and Giovanna Ceserani are members of research teams which have been awarded Stanford's first Cultivating Humanities Grants.
Justin Leidwanger
Apr 30 2020
The Department of Classics wishes a warm congratulations to our very own Justin Leidwanger upon his promotion to Associate Professor with tenure.  Following recent approval by the university's provost and the Academic Council Advisory Board, Leidwanger's promotion will become effective on July 1,...
Headshot of Walter Scheidel
Professor Walter Scheidel featured prominently in a recent edition of the New York Times with an opinion piece entitled "Why the Wealthy Fear Pandemics."  In this article, Professor Scheidel looks back to the Black Death, discussing how this transformative pandemic dramatically altered labor supply...
Headshot of Grace Erny
Mar 18 2020
The Archaeological Institute of America has awarded Ph.D. candidate Grace Erny its prestigious Ann C. and Oliver C. Colburn Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year.  This fellowship will support Grace's research for her dissertation, entitled Landscapes of Inequality: Social Differentiation in...