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Gaia Gianni

Gaia Gianni

Gaia Gianni

Assistant Professor


414 University Hall
230 North Oval Mall
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Latin literature
  • Latin epigraphy
  • Roman social history


  • PhD Brown University

Professor Gianni works on Latin literature, Latin epigraphy and Roman social history. Her primary research interests are the development of fictive kinship in the Roman family, slavery and gender relations inside the household. She is currently working on her book, to be published by the University of Michigan Press, titled “Children in Ancient Rome: Social Relations and Familial Networks”. Dr. Gianni received her Ph.D. from Brown University and taught at Tulane University and the University of Alabama.