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."

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