Harris, William



William Harris got his dream job, teaching Greek and Roman history at Columbia, at age twenty-six, and has been there ever since, apart from more or less prolonged absences in Oxford and in Italy. He is Shepherd Professor of History and also Director of the Center for the Ancient Mediterranean. His awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Mellon Foundation Distinguished Achievement Award (2008-2011). His next book is provisionally entitled Rome’s Imperial Economy.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Dreams and Experience in Classical Antiquity
(Our Cover Feature of October 13, 2009)