Friday, August 26, 2005

Dennis Kehoe, Tulane University

Dennis Kehoe: "Dennis Kehoe's research interests are Roman economic history, Roman law, and papyrology. His current research is on the role of legal institutions in shaping the rural economy of the Roman Empire as well as on the organization of production in the Roman economy. He was the recipient of the 1998 Research Award of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences of Tulane University. He offers courses in Roman history, Latin, and Roman law. He also participates in the freshman seminar program by offering a writing-intensive freshman seminar on 'Individuals and Communities in Greece and Rome.'


* The Economics of Agriculture on Roman Imperial Estates in North Africa, HYPOMNEMATA 89, Gottingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht 1988, xvi + 281 pp.
* Management and Investment on Estates in Roman Egypt during the Early Empire, Papyrologische Texte und Abhandlungen 40, Bonn: Habelt, 1992, xiv + 188 pp.
* Investment, Profit, and Tenancy: The Jurists and the Roman Agrarian Economy, Ann Arbor MI: University of Michigan Press, 1997, xiv + 269 pp.

Principal articles:

* "Allocation of Risk and Investment on the Estates of Pliny the Younger," Chiron 18 (1988): 15-42.
* "Approaches to Economic Problems in the Letters of Pliny the Younger: the Question of Risk in Agriculture," Aufstieg und Niedergang der Romischen Welt, edd. H. Temporini, W. Haase (Berlin-New York, 1989) II 33.1, 555-90.
* "Legal Institutions and the Bargaining Power of the Tenant in Roman Egypt," Archiv fur Papyrusforschung 41, no. 2 (1995): 232-62.
* "Roman-Law Influence on Louisiana's Landlord-Tenant Law: The Question of Risk in Agriculture," Tulane Law Review 70, no. 4 (1996): 1053-68."

phone: (504) 862-3082

Friday, August 12, 2005

Robert C. Knapp

Robert C. Knapp

Presently a Professor of Classics, University of California at Berkeley and Chair, Nemea Center Advisory Committee.

B.A. 1968 Central Michigan University, Ph.D. 1973 University of Pennsylvania

Special interests: Roman History, Culture, and Literature; Latin Epigraphy; Greek Numismatics

Aspects of
the Roman Experience in Iberia, 206-100 B.C.
Roman Córdoba;
Latin Inscriptions from Central Spain
Finis Rei Publicae: Eyewitnesses to the End of the Roman Republic (with Pamela Vaughn)
Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World (editor for Iberia)
Nemea III: The Coins (with John Mac Isaac)

Work in Progress:
Invisible Romans: Self-Identity, Imposed Identity, and Power in the Roman World
Work underway to investigate from their own points of view the social attitudes and conditions of the non-elites in the Roman world

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