Faculty

Kenneth Lapatin

Published: September 8, 2022

Formerly a university professor, Kenneth Lapatin has since 2002 been a curator at the J. Paul Getty Museum, where he not only cares for the permanent collection of ancient artifacts but also has mounted more than a dozen exhibitions on diverse periods and themes, including Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection (2012); Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture…

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Hannah Čulík-Baird

Published: July 6, 2022

Originally from Glasgow, Scotland, I received my BA in Literae Humaniores from Oxford University in 2011 and my Ph.D. in Classics at the University of Southern California in 2017. Following five years with the Department of Classical Studies at Boston University, I joined the Classics Department at UCLA as an Associate Professor in 2022. My…

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David Goldstein

Published: September 23, 2021

I hold a joint position in the Department of Linguistics and Program in Indo-European Studies at UCLA as well as a courtesy appointment in the Department of Classics. My research lies at the intersection of language change and linguistic theory, with a focus on syntactic, morphosyntactic, and semantic change among the Indo-European languages. I am…

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Greg Woolf

Published: October 16, 2020

Greg Woolf is Ronald J Mellor Professor of Ancient History. He has broad interests in the culture of the Roman world, especially its relation to the various power dynamics that formed the empire. His first book Becoming Roman in Gaul examined the formation and transformation of provincial cultures through archaeological evidence. Since then he has written…

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Ella Haselswerdt

Published: July 9, 2020

I joined the faculty at UCLA in 2020 after completing a postdoc at Cornell University, a Ph.D. at Princeton University, a post-baccalaureate at Columbia University, and a BA in Liberal Arts at Sarah Lawrence College. My interests range broadly within the world of ancient Greek poetics, aesthetics, and reception. My current book project, titled Epistemologies of…

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Willeke Wendrich

Published: November 7, 2018

Editorial Director of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press Editor-in-chief of the online UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology

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Calvin Normore

Published: November 7, 2018

Articles “Ex Impossibile Quodlibet Sequitur”. Vivarium. 53 (2-4), 2015 :353-371 “Externalism, Singular Thought and Nominalist Ontology” in The Demonic Temptations of Medieval Nominalism ed. Gyula Klima and Alexander W. Hall Proceedings of the Society for Medieval Logic and Metaphysics, vol. 9, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011 pp. 137-147. “Cartesian Unions” Midwest Studies In Philosophy December, 2011, pp. 223-239 “Validity Now and Then.” Canadian…

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Gavin Lawrence

Published: November 7, 2018

Articles Aristotle’s Fragments, with J. Barnes, Princeton, 1984. “Akrasia and Clear-eyed Akrasia” in Nicomachean Ethics Bk.7., Revue de la Philosophie Ancienne, 1987. “Aristotle and the Ideal Life,” Philosophical Review 1993. “The Rationality of Morality” in Virtues and Reasons, edd. Hursthouse, Lawrence and Quinn OUP, 1993; “Reflection, Practice, and Ethical Scepticism”, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 1993 “Nonaggregatability,…

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Sharon Gerstel

Published: November 7, 2018

Director, UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture Professor of Byzantine Art and Archaeology, Department of Art History George P. Kolovos Family Centennial Term Chair in Hellenic Studies Sharon E. J. Gerstel’s research focuses on the intersection of ritual and art in Byzantium. Her books include Beholding the Sacred Mysteries (1999) and Rural Lives…

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