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Gregory S. Aldrete

Gregory S. Aldrete
Frankenthal Professor of History and Humanistic Studies
Office
TH 369
Phone
(920) 465-2467
Email
aldreteg@uwgb.edu
Website
www.uwgb.edu/aldreteg/




Selected Awards

  • Joukowsky National Lecturer, Archaeological Institute of America (2014-15)
  • 2012 Wisconsin Professor of the Year, Carnegie Foundation and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • NEH Humanities Fellowship (2012-13)
  • Solmsen Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison (2010-11)
  • 2009 Award for Excellence in Teaching at the College Level, American Philological Association
  • Best Poster, Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, with Scott Bartell (2010)
  • 2006 Founders Association Award for Excellence in Scholarship
  • Fellow of NEH Summer Seminar, UCLA, "Models of Ancient Rome," (2006)
  • NEH Humanities Fellowship (2004-5)
  • Visiting Scholar, American Academy in Rome, (2004)
  • 2003 Founders Association Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Fellow of NEH Summer Seminar, American Academy in Rome, "Representing Geography and Community in the World of Imperial Rome," (2000)
  • Fellow of NEH Summer Seminar, American Academy in Rome, "The Art of Ancient Spectacle," (1996)

Books

  • Reconstructing Ancient Linen Body Armor: Unraveling the Linothorax Mystery, with Scott Bartell and Alicia Aldrete. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
  • The Long Shadow of Antiquity: What Have the Greeks & Romans Done For Us?, with Alicia Aldrete, Continuum Publishing, 2012.
  • Daily Life in the Roman City: Rome, Pompeii, and Ostia. Revised Edition, Oklahoma University Press, 2009.
  • Floods of the Tiber in Ancient Rome. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
  • Daily Life in the Roman City: Rome, Pompeii, and Ostia. Greenwood Press, 2004.
  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life. Volume 1 - The Ancient World. Editor and contributor, Greenwood Press, 2004.
  • Gestures and Acclamations in Ancient Rome, The Johns Hopkins University Press,1999.

Video Courses

  • The History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective. (48 lectures) The Teaching Company/ The Great Courses. 2011.
  • The Decisive Battles of World History. (36 lectures) The Teaching Company/ The Great Courses. 2014.

Education: B.A. Princeton; M.A., Ph.D. University of Michigan

Courses

  • Foundations of Western Culture I
  • Perspectives on Human Values: The Classical World
  • History of Ancient Greece
  • History of Ancient Rome
  • Topics in Ancient History
  • Interdisciplinary Themes and Great Works
  • War and Civilization