William Vernon Harris
William Vernon Harris is the William R. Shepherd Professor of History and Director of the Center for the Ancient Mediterranean at Columbia University. He received his B.A., M.A. and D.Phil. degrees from Oxford University. His books include Rome’s Imperial Economy (2011) and War and Imperialism in Republican Rome (corrected edition, 1985), and his edited books include The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans (2008). Other relevant articles include “A Revisionist View of Roman Money”, Journal of Roman Studies (2006) and “The Roman Economy in the Late Republic, 133 to 31 B.C.”, in Cambridge Economic History of the Greek and Roman World (2007).