Two Women Professors Share Book Award

RomanBookLauren Hackworth Peterson, professor and director of graduate studies in department of art history at the University of Delaware, and Sandra R. Joshel, the Jon M. Bridgman Endowed Professor at the University of Washington, are sharing the 2015 PROSE Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence from the Association of American Publishers. The pair was honored for their book The Material Life of Roman Slaves (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Lauren PetersenLauren Hackworth Peterson has been on the faculty at the University of Delaware since 2000. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. An earlier book was The Freedman in Roman Art and Art History (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

JoshelSandra R. Joshel is the co-editor of Imperial Projections: Ancient Rome in Modern Popular Culture (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001) and Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture: Differential Equations (Routledge, 1998),

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