George Baroud

Assistant Professor

George Baroud is a Classicist whose research interests encompass Greek and Roman rhetoric and historiography; the philosophy of history, and the reception of Classical literature and culture in the Arabic/Islamic worlds. He was a DAAD fellow at the Humboldt University in Berlin. At NYU, he was the inaugural Postdoctoral Faculty Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor in Liberal Studies, where he received the José Vázquez Award for Teaching Excellence two years consecutively as well as the Faculty Mentor Award. He has three forthcoming publications in edited volumes: on the reading practices and readership of historical literature in the early Roman empire (Brill); friendship and politics in Valerius Maximus (Brill); and cultural memory in Tacitus’ Agricola (Cambridge). Outside of Classics, George Baroud is a photographer with a strong interest in social documentary and travel photography. At Emerson, he teaches literature.


  • Writing Literature & Publishing
    Since 2019


B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Ph.D., New York University