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Roger T. Macfarlane

Professor, Classical Studies
Department of Comparative Arts and Letters

JFSB 3021



PhD, University of Michigan,1991
MA, University of Michigan,1987
BA, Brigham Young University,1985


Republican and Augustan Latin literature, Ancient Textual Imaging, the reception of Classical Mythology

Research Interests

Latin and Greek papyrology, the reception of classical mythology

Teaching Interests

Latin and Greek literature; classical mythology and especially the reception of classical mythology

Honors and Awards

  • Ancient Studies Professorship, Brigham Young University, Academic VP (2010 - Present)
  • Premio Mommsen "Theodore Mommsen Prize", Gruppo Archeologico Mommsen, Pozzuoli (2010 - 2010)

Professional Citizenship

  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Oxford University Press
  • Committee/Council Member, American Society of Papyrologists, Ethics Committee (2023 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Chair, Classical Association of the Middle West and South (2021 - Present)
  • Officer (specify in Other), Antiquity in Media Studies (2020 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, American Friends of Herculaneum Society (2011 - Present)
  • Guest Speaker, American Fork High School Latin Club (2010 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, American Society of Papyrologists (2012 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cronache Ercolanesi (2013 - 2013)
  • Other, American Society of Papyrologists (2011 - 2011)

Courses Taught


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