Dr. Bryan C. Brinkman


World Languages and Cultures
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
World Languages and Cultures
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Ancient History, 2016, Brown University
  • MA, History, 2008, University of Washington
  • BA, History & Classics, 2006, University of Utah


  • HST 103 World History to 1600 C.E.

Research and professional interests

  • Ancient Greece and Rome (Bronze Age - Late Antiquity)
  • Roman Imperialism
  • Mass Communication in Ancient Rome (Graffiti; Acclamation)
  • Ancient Greek and Roman Religion
  • Epigraphy and Papyrology

Selected publications

  • “Roman Currency and Units of Measurement” in The Landmark Julius Caesar, edited by Kurt Raaflaub (2017)
  • “Educating the ‘Perfect Imagist’: Greek Literature and Classical Scholarship in the Poetry of H. D.” in Brill’s Companion to Classical Receptions: International Modernism and the Avant-Garde (2016)
  • “Republican Memory and Empire.” The Classical Review. Cambridge University Press. (2011)

Awards and honors

  • Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation Fellowship, Institute for Historical Studies, University of Cologne, 2014-2015
  • Gerda Henkel and Jacobi Foundation Fellowship, German Archaeological Institute, Munich, 2013
  • Graduate School Top Scholar Fellowship, University of Washington, 2006-2008