University of Vermont

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ROBERT H. RODGERS

Professor
Classics
Arts & Sciences
Phone:(802)656-4626
Email Address:rrodgers@zoo.uvm.edu
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107 leeann.cox@uvm.edu
Specialty:Latin literature, Greek and Roman technological authors
Biography:Rodgers' areas of interest are Latin literature, as well as Greek, Roman and Byzantine technological subjects including agriculture, horticulture, landscape architecture, botany, water supply and engineering. He teaches courses in Latin, Greek, ancient literature in translation. He serves as president of the UVM chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's first fraternity. A second professional interest is in Vermont and New England local history and genealogy, in which he has published primary materials from Massachusetts probate court records of 17th century, and he edits the quarterly journal Vermont Genealogy.