Dr. Carl J. Richard
Professor of History

Address: 534 Griffin Hall
Phone: 337-482-5410
Email: richard_carl@hotmail.com


Carl J. Richard, Professor of History (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1988). Richard’s research and teaching focus on early national American history and U.S. intellectual history. His books include The Founders and the Classics: Greece, Rome, and the American Englightenment (Harvard University Press, 1994), Twelve Greeks and Romans Who Changed the World (Rowman & Littlefield, 2003), The Battle for the American Mind: A Brief History of a Nation’s Thought (Rowman & Littlefield, 2004), Greeks and Romans Bearing Gifts: How the Ancients Inspired the Founding Fathers (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008), The Golden Age of the Classics in America: Greece, Rome, and the Antebellum United States (Harvard University Press, 2009), and Why We’re All Romans: The Roman Contribution to the Western World (Rowman & Littlefield, 2010).