Ralph J. Hexter


Position Title
Distinguished Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature
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.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications:

See Curriculum Vitae above.