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Kyle Harper


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Kyle Harper is senior vice president and provost at the University of Oklahoma. A historian of the classical world, Harper's first book, Slavery in the Late Roman World, AD 275-425 (2011), was awarded the James Henry Breasted Prize by the American Historical Association and the Outstanding Publication Award from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. His second book, From Shame to Sin: The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality (2013) received the Award for Excellence in Historical Studies from the American Academy of Religion. Harper’s third book, The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire, will appear from Princeton University Press in the fall of 2017. Harper received his B.A. from Oklahoma University in 2001 and his Ph.D. in history from Harvard University in 2007.

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