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Jordan Rogers earned his Ph.D. in ancient history in 2021 from the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a B.A. and M.A. in classical studies and languages from Indiana University. His research and teaching interests include urbanization and urbanism in the ancient Mediterranean, the sociology of small communities, and labor histories. Rogers also works on Greek and Latin historiography, Roman religion and ritual, and marginalized gender and sexual identities. He previously served as visiting assistant professor of classics at Carleton College, where he also acted as a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Mentor

Select Publications

  • Working Lives in Ancient Rome, Palgrave Macmillan, The New Antiquity. Forthcoming (co-edited with D. Maticic).
  • "labor as religio in Imperial Rome: the fabri tignarii Relief," in D. Maticic and J. Rogers, eds., Working Lives in Ancient Rome. Forthcoming.
  • "Plautus' Mercator," in J. A. Smith, ed., Encyclopedia of Roman Comedy and Tragedy. Forthcoming.
  • "Excavations at Pompeii I.14, Season One (2022): A Brief Report," in Rivista di Studi Pompeiani 2023 (with A. Emmerson, A. Badillo, and M. E. Farrior).
  • "Livy and the Augustan Heirs," in A. Roncaglia, ed., LIvio ad Urbem Condendam: riletture del passato in età augustea. 2021.
  • Review of Annette Haug, Öffentliche Räume in Pompeji. Zum Design urbaner Atmosphären. Berlin, 2023. Review for H-Soz-Kult. Forthcoming.
  • Review of Cristina Rosillo-L?pez, Political Conversations in Late Republican Rome. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Review for Bryn Mawr Classical Review. 2022.

Professional Affiliations

Archaeological Institute of America
Society for Classical Studies
American Historical Association

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Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Indiana University
B.A., Indiana University

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