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R. Bruce Hitchner

Professor and Chair
Department of Classical Studies

R. Bruce Hitchner

R. Bruce Hitchner

Professor and Chair
Department of Classical Studies

Biography: 

Dr. R. Bruce Hitchner is Professor of Classical Studies and International Relations, and Chair of the Department of Classical Studies at Tufts. Hitchner has published extensively on the history and archaeology of the Roman World and has directed archaeological projects in North Africa and France supported by the National Geographic Society, National Endowment of the Humanities, and French Ministry of Culture. Hitchner was the founder and Chair of the Dayton Peace Accords Project (1998 to 2014), and a member of the international negotiating team that assisted parliamentary parties of Bosnia-Herzegovina in producing the April 2006 Package of Amendments to the Dayton Constitution. Hitchner served as the Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Archaeology(1998 to 2006).He has been a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford (2010), the Center for Human Values at Princeton University (2002 to2003), and Churchill College, Cambridge (1994 to 1995). He has also authored op-eds, papers, and interviews for the United States Institute of Peace, Center for Strategic and International Studies, ICDT, International Centre for Democratic Transition, International Herald Tribune/New York Times, and Wall Street Journal, He is currently writing a book on the Origins of the Roman Empire to be published by Princeton University.