Christopher Hallett

Professor of Classics and Art History
B.A. 1980 University of Bristol
M.Phil. 1983 Oxford University
Ph.D. 1993 University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: 
Roman Art and Visual Culture, Ancient Portraiture, Hellenistic Art
(510) 643-4512; alternate: (510) 643-7290; fax: (510) 643-2185
chrishallett [at]
Office / Location: 
418 Doe Library
Office Hours: 
Fall 2018: W 3-5P & by appointment
Select Publications: 

The Roman Nude: Heroic Statuary 200BC-300 AD (Oxford 2005); co-author, Aphrodisias II: Roman Portrait Statuary from Aphrodisias (Mainz 2006).

‘Defining Roman Art’, in B. Borg (ed.), Blackwell Companion to Roman Art (Blackwell 2015) 11-32; ‘The Archaic Style in Sculpture in the Eyes of Ancient and Modern Viewers’, in Viccy Coltman (ed.), Making Sense of Greek Art (University of Exeter Press, 2012) pp. 70-100. “Looking Back: Archaic and Classical Bronzes of the Hellenistic and Roman Periods”, in K. Lapatin and J. Daehner (eds.), Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculptures of the Hellenistic Period (Florence 2015) 126-49; co-author (with R.R.R. Smith), ‘Troilus and Achilles: A Monumental Statue Group from Aphrodisias’, Journal of Roman Studies 105 (2015) 124-82.