William Broadhead, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Associate Professor History Cambridge, Massachusetts williamb@mit.edu Office: (617) 258-6668

Bio/Research

Professor Will Broadhead is a historian of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Professor Broadhead received his PhD in Ancient History in 2002 from University College London. Before moving to MIT in 2004, he taught in the UK at University College London, Birkbeck College London, and the Universit...

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Bio/Research

Professor Will Broadhead is a historian of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Professor Broadhead received his PhD in Ancient History in 2002 from University College London. Before moving to MIT in 2004, he taught in the UK at University College London, Birkbeck College London, and the Universities of Nottingham and Bristol. He has also taught Roman topography at the British School in Rome and has worked on archeological excavations in Tunisia and Italy. He specializes in the history of ancient Italy from the 4th to the 1st centuries BC, with a particular interest in relations between the Romans and the various Italian peoples subject to them.

He has published a series of articles and book chapters on migration in second-century Italy and on Roman colonization.



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