Mary T. Boatwright
Professor Emerita of Classical Studies

Pronouns: She/her

I am interested in Roman history, especially the social and political history of the Empire; Roman women, especially imperial women; topography of Rome and Roman urbanism more generally; Rome's northern frontiers; and Latin historiography.

Current Research Interests

Imperial women of Rome; imperial Roman history; city of Rome; Tacitus.
Three current projects are:
  1. Biography of Agrippina the Younger (under contract with OUP).
  2. “Julio-Claudian Women and War.” Chapter for Ancient Women and War in the Mediterranean World, eds. E. Carney and S. Müeller. Leiden: Brill.“Representing Native Women in Roman Art.”
  3. Chapter for project Indigeneity and Empire: Comparing the Roman and American Experiences, eds. M. Maas and F. Yarbrough. University of Oklahoma Press.

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By appointment and Zoom.

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