Clifford Ando
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Clifford Ando

Clifford Ando (born 1969) is an American classicist who specializes in Roman law and religion. His work deals primarily with law, religion, and government in the Imperial era, particularly issues of Roman citizenship, legal pluralism, and legal procedure. In the history of law, his work addresses the relations among civil law, public law, and international law.[1]

Ando is a professor in the Department of Classics, History and Law and in the College at the University of Chicago.[2] He is a research fellow in the Department of Classics and World Languages at the University of South Africa, and the recipient of several fellowships, grants, and prizes.[3] He has held fellowship and visiting professorships in Canada, France, Germany, New Zealand, and South Africa.[4] He earned his bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1990, and his doctorate from the University of Michigan in 1996. [5]

In 2008, he was among faculty members who questioned the establishment of the Milton Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago.[6]

Major works

  • Imperial Ideology and Provincial Loyalty in the Roman Empire (2000), winner of the 2003 Goodwin Award from the American Philological Association
  • Editor, Roman Religion (2003)
  • Co-editor with Jörg Rüpke, Religion and Law in Classical and Christian Rome (2006)
  • The Matter of the Gods (2008)
  • Law, Language and Empire in the Roman Tradition (2011)
  • Le Droit et l'Empire. Invention juridique et réalités politiques à Rome (2012)
  • Imperial Rome: The Critical Century (A.D. 193-284) (2012)
  • Religion et gouvernement dans l'Empire romain (2012)

Ando has also published numerous articles, essays, and reviews.


  1. ^ The Law School at the University of Chicago, Clifford Ando.
  2. ^ "Note on Contributors," in The Roman Foundation of the Law of Nations (Oxford University Press, 2010), p. vii.
  3. ^ The Department of Classics faculty bio, Clifford Ando. Archived 2012-05-19 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ The Law School at the University of Chicago, Clifford Ando and Additional activities. Archived 2013-10-06 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ The Law School at the University of Chicago, Clifford Ando: Curriculum Vitae. Archived 2013-10-06 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Letter from Faculty. Archived 2012-03-11 at the Wayback Machine

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