Faculty Directory

Charles Webster Hedrick
  • Title
    • Professor Emeritus
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
  • Affiliations Literature Department, Classical Studies, Italian Studies
  • Email
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  • Office Hours Spring 2023: Wednesday 9-10 and by appointment (via Zoom)
  • Mail Stop Cowell Academic Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Ancient World / Classics, Democracy, Classical Studies, Classics, History
  • Courses HIS 62A, Classical World: Greece; HIS 62B, Classical World: Rome; HIS 160A, Athenian Democracy; HIS 161B, Topics in Roman History; HIS 196S, Special Topics in Ancient History

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Selected Publications

  • Ancient History: Monuments and Documents. Malden, M.A.: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
  • History and Silence: Purge and Rehabilitation in Late Antiquity. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2000.
  • Demokratia: A Conversation on Democracies, Ancient and Modern, ed. with J. Ober. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1996.
  • The Birth of Democracy: An Exhibition Celebrating the 2,500th Anniversary of Democracy at the National Archives, catalogue ed. with J. Ober. Princeton, N.J.: American School of Classical Studies in Athens, 1993.
  • The Decrees of the Demotionidai. American Philological Association Series of American Studies in Classical Philology. Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, 1990.

Teaching Interests

Ancient Greek and Roman History