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Steven M. Oberhelman

Steven Oberhelman
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, College of Liberal Arts
Areas of Speciality
  • Classics
  • (979) 845-2124
  • COKE 202
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Steven M. Oberhelman is professor of classics and holder of the George Sumey, Jr., professorship
in Liberal Arts. He is also the associate dean for undergraduate programs for the College of Liberal
Arts. His fields of research are ancient medicine, rhetoric and early Christianity, and medieval Greek
dream texts. His ninth book, Healing Manuals from Ottoman and Modern Greece: The Medical
Recipes of Gymnasios Lavriôtis and Other Iatrosophia, will appear from Walter De Gruyter in the
Medical Traditions Series. Since 1983, Oberhelman has served as editor of Helios, an international
journal devoted to new literary critical and methodological interpretations of classical culture,
literature, and society; he also serves as editor of Athens Journal of History and is vice president of
the Athens Institute for Education and Research. He is the recipient, in 2004, of Texas A&M
University’s Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching.