Dr. Ralph S. Hattox

Dr. Ralph HattoxElliott Professor of History
Morton Hall, 318
(434) 223-6108


B.S.F.S. in International Affairs, Georgetown University, 1976; M.A., Princeton University, 1981; Ph.D. in Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, 1982.

Teaching Interests

Islamic Near East
Medieval Europe and Byzantium
Mediterranean Trade and Diplomacy
Nation and state building.

Committee Assignments & Service to the College

Chair, Department of History, 2003-
Chair, Academic Affairs Committee, 1994-1995
Faculty Affairs Committee 1997-98, 2003-

Professional Affiliations

American Oriental Society


Susan P. Hattox