Coordinator, Classical Studies minor


Ph.D. (Ancient History), University of California at Los Angeles

Research interests

Cultural change in the ancient Mediterranean, periphery and core in the ancient Mediterranean, Roman provinces, epigraphy, Greco-Roman historiography

Teaching areas

Roman history, Greek history, classics, history of late antiquity, Byzantine history

Selected publications and presentations

Book manuscript under contract with Lexington Books: Cultural Change in Imperial Dacia (forthcoming early 2020).

 “Auxiliary Regiments and New Cultural Formation in Imperial Dacia, 106-274 CE, Classical World 104.1 (2010) 89-106.

 In preparation: “The Cult of Deus Aeternus in Dacia.”

 Dr Chappell was born and bred in Great Britain and is a devout Yorkshireman. He is the Director of two study abroad programmes.  

 The North of England Programme (NOEP) began in Summer 2014.  It visits Lancaster, Carlisle, Durham, York, and Manchester in Summer 2020 from July 7th to August 7th.

 Greece 3000 BC to the Present, History and Culture is a new programme which will not run regularly.  It visits Crete, Athens, Napfplio, Delphi and Thessaloniki in Summer 2020 from 15th May to 8th June.

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