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Eric R. VarnerAssociate Professor

Education

Ph.D., Yale University, 1993

Research Interests

Roman portrait sculpture; Imperial iconography; Roman women; monuments and topography of ancient Rome.

Selected Publications

Books

Mutilation, Varner

Mutilation and Transformation: Damnatio Memoriae and Roman Imperial Portraiture (Leiden 2004).

From Caligula to Constantine: Tyranny and Transformation in Roman Portraiture by Eric R. Varner

From Caligula to Constantine: Tyranny and Transformation in Roman Portraiture (Atlanta 2000).

Articles

Articles on Roman portraiture, iconography of Roman empresses, and portraiture and religion in Roman North Africa

Work in Progress

Grotesque Aesthetics. Transgression and Transcendence in the Age of Nero (in progress)

Selected Seminars

Roman Portraiture; Imperial Iconography; Images of Women in Roman Art.