William (Bill) Stull

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William (Bill) Stull

Associate Professor of the Classics

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04 Lawrence Hall


William Stull is a philologist who teaches a broad range of courses in Latin and Greek language and literature, with particular interest in the intellectual history of the Roman republic as well as in the influence and reception of classical antiquity from the Middle Ages to the present.

Intellectual history of the Roman Republic


Reception of classical antiquity


Language pedagogy

AB 1994, Princeton University

MA 1996, PhD 2002, The University of Chicago

2002-03, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Missouri

2003-06, Visiting Assistant Professor, Colgate University

2006-11, Assistant Professor, Colgate University

2011-present, Associate Professor, Colgate University

2011 Collegiate Teaching Award Citation from the American Philological Association

Dissertation Fellowship, Franke Institute for the Humanities, 2001

Predoctoral Fellowship, American Academy in Rome, 2000

Phi Beta Kappa Society, 1994

Latin Salutatorian, Princeton University Class of 1994

“On Encountering Cephalus in De Senectute.” American Journal of Philology 134 (2013): 37-47.

“Reading the Phaedo in Tusculan Disputations I.” Classical Philology 107.2 (2012): 38-52.

“Deus ille noster: Platonic Precedent and the Construction of the Interlocutors in Cicero’s De Oratore.” Transactions of the American Philological Association 141.2 (2011): 247-263.

“The Lucanian Source of Dante’s Ulysses,” Studi Danteschi 63 (1991) [written in 1996 and published 1997]: 1-52. Co-authored with Robert Hollander.