Nigel Crowther

imageEmeritus Professor

Supervising Professor, International Olympic Academy, Olympia, Greece (2004-05)
Former Director of the International Centre for Olympic Studies
BA (Leeds), MA (McMaster), PhD (Sheffield)
Department of Classical Studies
University of Western Ontario

Research Interests:

  • Olympic Games
  • Ancient and modern sport
  • Latin poetry, especially of the Late Republic and Early Empire

Selected Recent Publications:

  • Sport in Ancient Times, Wesport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2007, 208 pages, 37 photos. Paperback University of Oklahoma Press, 2010.
  • "Observations on Boys, Girls, Youths and Age Categories in Roman Sports and Spectacles," in Sport in the Cultures of the Ancient World. New Perspectives. Sport in the Global Society. Zinon Papakonstantinou (ed.). London/New York: Routledge, 2009.