Nicole G. Brown

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Associate Professor of Classics

Hollander Hall Rm 156


B.A. Mount Holyoke College, Classics (2001)
M.A.T. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Latin and Classical Humanities (2003)
M.A. Princeton University, Classical Art and Archaeology (2014)
Ph.D. Princeton University, Classical Art and Archaeology (2018)

Areas of Expertise

  • Roman art and architecture
  • Hellenistic art
  • Latin literature of the republic and early empire
  • Literary and visual representations of farms and gardens
  • Art and life of the non-elite


CLAS 235 / ENVI 232 / COMP 235 / REL 235 SEM

The Garden in the Ancient World (not offered 2024/25)

CLAS 242 / ANTH 242 / ENVI 242 SEM

The Country and the City in the Classical World (not offered 2024/25)

Scholarship/Creative Work

  • “A Res Rustica for All the People? Varro, Villatica Pastio, and the Villa Publica. TAPA 149 (2019), 317-351.
  • Review of Gardens of the Roman Empire, edited by W. Jashemski et al., Cambridge University Press, 2018 (forthcoming, American Journal of Archaeology, January 2020).
  • Review of Visual Power in Greece and Rome: Between Art and Social Reality, by T. Hölscher, University of California Press, 2018 (forthcoming, New England Classical Journal, January 2020).