Jason Harris


Contact Information
E-mail: jrharris@email.usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-3676
Office: THH 224


Biographical Sketch

Jason Harris is a fifth year PhD student with interests mobility in the Greek world, Greek epigraphy, papyrology, and Greek geography. His dissertation, written under the supervision of Dr. Claudia Moatti, concerns networks of human mobility and their cultural and political effects in Late Classical and Hellenistic Sicily. He received his BA (Honors) in Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies from Penn State University in 2003 and also received a Masters degree in Classical Languages and Literature from Oxford University (University College) in 2004. He then took up a Visiting Lectureship at Penn State (2004-2005) before coming to USC. He is currently the Eugene Vanderpool Fellow at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, having previously held the Lockhart Fellowship at the School in 2008-2009.


  • B.A. Classics, The Pennsylvania State University, 5/2003
  • M.St Classics, University of Oxford, 6/2004

  • Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

    • Visiting Lecturer in Classics, Penn State University, 2004-2005   

    Conferences and Other Presentations

    Other Presentations
    • "Human Mobility in Late Classical and Hellenistic Sicily", Public Lecture, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Athens, Greece, 04/07/2010  

  • Department of Classics
  • University of Southern California
  • THH 256
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0352