Associate Professor of Classics
PhD Princeton University 1999
Director of Graduate Studies
Bldg 110, Room 215
Mondays 9:00-11:00 and also by appointment
Grant Parker joined Stanford from Duke University in 2006. He teaches mostly Latin, as well as topics linked to the exotic and geographic elements of Roman imperial culture. His book, The Making of Roman India, was published in 2008, while new projects have addressed ancient travel literature as well as Rome's Egyptian obelisks. His interest in classical reception is reflected in his 2001 book, The Agony of Asar (critical edition of a former slave's defence of slavery, written in Latin [Leiden 1742]).