Department of Classics

Professor Rabun Taylor Awarded Tenure

Thu, January 13, 2011

The Department is very pleased to announce that Rabun Taylor has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure, effective September 1, 2011.

Professor Taylor received his PhD in Classical Studies from the University of Minnesota in 1997 and taught in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard for ten years before joining the UT faculty in Fall of 2007. His research interests center on Roman material culture but encompass all areas of classical art, architecture, and archaeology as well as urbanism, social history, and religion. Since joining the Department, he has published The Moral Mirror of Roman Art  (Cambridge 2008), and his previous publications include Public Needs and Private Pleasures: Water Distribution, the Tibur River, and the Urban Development of Ancient Rome (Bretschneider 2000) and Roman Builders: A Study in Architectural Process (Cambridge 2003). He is currently completing a book (co-authored with Joseph Alchermes) on ancient Naples.

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