Pamela Johnston, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History
McDonald Hall, Room 256
559-453-7152
pamela.johnston@fresno.edu

Education

Ph.D., Latin, Bryn Mawr College
M.A., Latin, Bryn Mawr College
B.A., Classics, University of Washington

Share why you teach at FPU

I believe in the aims of the traditional small liberal arts college and find that the Fresno Pacific Idea successfully frames this in a Christian context. The ability to interact with students in small classes is one of the best things about my job!

Scholarly Interests

  • Roman political and military institutions
  • The Roman family

Professional and Service Experience

At California State University, Fresno, I served as graduate program coordinator and on the Smittcamp Family Honors Council. I was a McNair Mentor. Here at FPU I am on the Online Education Committee, serve as a collegium mentor and teach in the Honors College.

Honors and Awards

Professional Affiliations

American Philological Society

Publications and Presentations

  • "Advice-Giving in Plautus" presented at the Association for Core Texts and Courses conference in New Brunswick, New Jersey, April 2010
  • "Family Advisory Councils in the Roman Republic," presentation at the Oikos- Familia: the Family in the Ancient Greco-Roman World conference November 2009 in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • The Military Consilium in Republican Rome, published by Gorgias Press, June 2008