Floyd A. Cailloux Centennial Professorship

Rabun Taylor is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin.  He received his Ph.D. in Classical Studies from the University of Minnesota and taught History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University from 1998 to 2007.  His publications include Public Needs and Private Pleasures:  Water Distribution, the Tiber River, and the Urban Development of Ancient Rome (Rome 2000); Roman Builders:  A Study in Architectural Process (Cambridge and New York 2003); and The Moral Mirror of Roman Art (Cambridge and New York 2008).  He is currently working on book projects on the urban histories of Naples and Rome.  His academic interests include ancient Greek and Roman urbanism, architecture, material culture, social history, and religion.


  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
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  • Greek and Roman architecture and urbanism
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