Ralph J. Hexter


Position Title
Distinguished Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor of UC Davis
Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

807 Sproul
Office Hours
On sabbatical 2020 - 2021. If you would like to speak to me about potential future projects please email me.

Education and Degree(s):

  • Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Comparative Literature, Yale University
  • M.A. and B.A. in Classics and Modern Languagues, Oxford's Corpus Christi College
  • A.B. in English Literature, Harvard College


Research Interest(s):

  • Classical Greek and Roman literature

Course(s) Taught:

  • The Reception of Virgil's Aeneid


Dr. Hexter holds an appointment as distinguished professor of classics and comparative literature. He is also the provost and executive vice chancellor of UC Davis.


Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:

See Curriculum Vitae above.