Richard A. LaFleur


  • A.B. Latin, 1968, University of Virginia
  • M.A. Latin, 1970, University of Virginia
  • Ph.D. Classical Studies, 1973, Duke University


  • Department of Classics, University of Georgia: Assistant Professor, 1972-77; Associate Professor, 1977-83; Professor, 1983-98; Department Head, 1980-2001; Franklin Professor of Classics, 1998-2011; Franklin Professor of Classics Emeritus, 2011-. 
  • Visiting Professor, University of Colorado, summers, 1983, 1989.

NATIONAL AWARDS (for local, state, and regional awards, see full vita)

  • American Philogical Association Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics, 1984
  • Honorary American Classical League President for Life, 1987
  • Honorary Editor for Life, The Classical Outlook, 2004
  • American Classical League Meritus Award, 2007
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Anthony J. Papalia Award for Excellence in Teacher Training, 2013


  • Latin language and literature, especially poetry
  • Latin language pedagogy


Full Vita