Steven K. Ross
Associate Professor


238-B Himes Hall
578-0460
skross@lsu.edu

COURSES TAUGHT: Western Civilization to 1500; Graduate Reading Seminar in Ancient History; Roman History Survey; History of Republican Rome; Rome of the Caesars; Greece of the City States; World of Alexander the Great; undergraduate reading seminar in Greek and Roman history
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:   Rome and the Near East in the Severan period; life of the Empress Julia Domna; Roman attitudes to ethnicity
INTERESTED IN DIRECTING THESES AND DISSERTATIONS ON:  The Hellenistic World; Roman Near East
BRIEF VITA

Education:
B.A. St. John's College 1978; M.A. University of Maryland 1989; Ph.D. Berkeley 1997

Awards and Honors:
Non-tenure faculty research semester grant
Summer Research Fellowship
Phi Alpha Theta Boneno Prize for Undergraduate Teaching
American Numismatic Society Fellowship in Roman Coinage Studies
U.C. Berkeley Provost's Research Fund Award
Dumbarton Oaks fellowship at Center for the History and Culture of Byzantium in Paris
Graduate Summer Seminar, American Numismatic Society
U.C. Berkeley Humanities Fellowship

About Roman Edessa  

Book:  

Roman Edessa: Politics and Culture on the Eastern Fringes of the Roman Empire, 114-242 C.E., Routledge 2000.