Professor Roger Bagnall
History of the Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique Near East; Graeco-Roman Egypt; Papyrology; Epigraphy
Roger Bagnall taught at Columbia University for 33 years before becoming the founding director of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at NYU. His work includes publications of many papyri, ostraka, and inscriptions, as well as historical studies of Egypt in the Hellenistic, Roman, and Late Antique periods. He is director of the excavations at Amheida in the Dakhla Oasis (Egypt, western desert).