1994 Speaker - Professor Judith P. Hallett
Professor of Classics, University of Maryland at College Park
Dr. Judith P. Hallett is a true classicist at heart. She began her academic career at Wellesley College, receiving her B.A. in 1966, and going on to pursue both her M.A. and Ph. D. in Classical Philology at Harvard University, which she received in 1967 and 1971, respectively. Her education was not strictly stateside; while at Harvard, she studied at the American Academy in Rome and upon graduation from the institution, studied at the University of London’s Institute of Classical Studies. Currently, Dr. Hallett is a Professor, as well as Director of Graduate Studies, for the Classics department at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Due to her expertise in her field of study and proficiency in the classroom, Dr. Hallett has been granted several prestigious awards and fellowships, including:
Dr. Hallett is also an important voice in classical research and authorship. Her major publications and contributions include:
She has also authored sundry articles, book chapters, essays, reviews, and translations.
As an instructor, researcher, and author, Dr. Hallett has several fields of special interest, most notably:
Her publications tend to particularly reflect her fascination with the role of gender in antiquity.
Dr. Hallett’s expertise is also valued by the media world. She has been featured in and consulted for several different projects, including:
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