John Bertrand Lott

Professor of Greek and Roman Studies on the Matthew Vassar, Jr. Chair
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As an historian of ancient Rome, Bert Lott works on the political, social, and religious changes associated with the beginnings of the monarchical Roman Empire and the development of the “epigraphic habit” of publicly displaying significant texts on stone and bronze.

BA, Washington University in St Louis; PhD, University of Pennsylvania
At Vassar since 1997


Eleanor Butler Sanders Hall
Box 244

Research and Academic Interests

History of Ancient Rome


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