John Hopkins, Assistant Professor of Art History and Classical Studies, receives Arlt Award in the Humanities, co-directs excavation in Rome

  • Book Cover: The Genesis of Roman Architecture by John North Hopkins

John North Hopkins, Assistant Professor of Art History and Classical Studies and Co-Director of the Museums and Cultural Heritage program at Rice, was recently awarded the 2017 Gustave O. Arlit Award in the Humanities by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) at the organization's 57th Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Arlit award, given annually to a scholar and teacher early in their career for an outstanding contribution to scholarship in the humanities, was awarded to Professor Hopkins for his recent book The Genesis of Roman Architecture (Yale University Press, 2016).

In a recent Rice News article, Professor Hopkins discusses The Genesis of Roman Architecture and his excavations in the Horrea Agrippiana in Rome.