Walter Scheidel is Dickason Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Classics and History at Stanford University. His research focuses on ancient social and economic history, pre-modern demography, and comparative and transdisciplinary approaches to the past. He is the author or (co-)editor of 13 books and has published over 160 chapters and articles. For more information see www.stanford.edu/~scheidel.
Biography Updated on 1 April 2012