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Carlos Galvao-Sobrinho

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-3819
 Holton Hall 349

Degree(s)

PhD, Yale University, 1999
MD, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil, 1983

Research Interests

History of medicine, ancient medicine, ancient religion, and non-elites in the Roman world

Teaching Areas

Ancient history, history of medicine

Courses Offered

Hist 202 – History of Rome – Republic and Empire
Hist 307 – History of Rome – The Republic
Hist 308 – History of Rome – The Empire
Hist 371 – Topics in European History: Rome in the Age of Constantine
Hist 398 – Medicine and Healing in Ancient Greece and Rome (Honors seminar)

Other Activities

Faculty in the Certificate Program in Ancient Mediterranean Studies, UWM
Fellow, American Academy in Rome, 2006

Selected Publications

Galvao-Sobrinho, Carlos R. Doctrine and Power. Theological Controversy and Christian Leadership in the Later Roman Empire.. . University of California Press, 2013: 310.
Galvao-Sobrinho, Carlos R. “Feasting the Dead Together: Household Burials and the Social Strategies of Slaves and Freed Persons in the Early Principate.” Free at Last! The Impact of Freed Slaves on the Roman Empire. Bristol Classical Press, (2013): 131-176.
Galvao-Sobrinho, Carlos R. “Feasting the Dead Together: Household Burials and the Social Strategies of Slaves and Freed Persons in the Early Principate.” Free at Last! The Impact of Freed Slaves on the Roman Empire. Bristol Classical Press, (2012): 131-176.
Galvao-Sobrinho, Carlos R. “Review of H. Dey, The Aurelian Wall and the Refashioning of Imperial Rome, AD 271-855.” American Journal of Archaeology 116.3. (2012): 2.
Galvao-Sobrinho, Carlos R. “Claiming Places: Sacred Dedications and Public Space in Rome in the Principate.” Sacred Dedications in the Greco-Roman World: Diffusion, Function, Typology – Dediche Sacre nel Mondo Greco-Romano: Diffusione, funzioni, tipologie. Quasar, (2009): 127-159.