Megan Williams

Megan Williams
Associate Professor
On Leave
Email: 
Phone: 
(415) 338-6177
Building: HSS
Room Number: 381

Biography

 

Education

  • Ph.D, Princeton, 2002
  • 2011-2012 Research Leave
  • Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, Alexander v. Humboldt Stiftung
  • Sponsor: Hartmut Leppin, Historische Institut, Abteilung für Alte Geschichte
  • Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt aM.

Courses offered:

  • HIST 110: Western Civilization to 1500
  • HIST 325: Late Antiquity
  • HIST 328: The Early Church to 395
  • HIST 329: The Early Church, 395-787
  • HIST 330: The Early Middle Ages
  • HIST 710: Graduate Seminar in Late Antiquity (Variable Topics)
    Religion and Empire: Historiography in Late Antiquity (Spring 2007)
    The Fall of the Roman Empire in Recent Historiography (Spring 2009)
    Augustine's City of God (Fall 2010)

Research

  • Late Roman Empire
  • History of Christianity
  • Intellectual history
  • Climate history & historical epidemiology
  • Historiography

Current Research

  • The Worldly Apocalypse: The Fall of Rome in Late Antique Historiography

Selected Publications

Books: