Faculty Profile

Christopher Fuhrmann

Title
Associate Professor
Department
History
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2005.
Major: History (ancient)
Degree Specialization: Secondary field in Religious Studies (Ancient Mediterranean Religions)
Dissertation Title: Dissertation: "Keeping the Imperial Peace: Public Order, State Control, and Policing in the Roman Empire during the First Three Centuries AD"
MA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2001.
Major: History
Dissertation Title: Thesis: Milites stationarii and the Police Apparatus of the Roman Empire in the Late Principate
BA, University of Kentucky, 1999.
Major: History and Classics, Honors, magna cum laude
Dissertation Title: Gaines thesis: "Catholic Consolidation and Donatist Decline, 347-361"
MA, University of Kentucky, 1999.
Major: Classical Languages and Literature
Degree Specialization: Ancient Greek and Latin language and literature, with program in spoken Latin. Earned conjointly with my BA through the University Scholars program

Current Scheduled Teaching*

HIST 3770.001, Ancient & Medieval Women, Fall 2021 Syllabus
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
HIST 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2021
HIST 4006.001, Roman Law and Order, Fall 2021 Syllabus
LATI 5900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2021
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Fall 2021

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

HIST 4008.001, Ancient Religion and Magic, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021
HIST 6940.752, Individual Research, Spring 2021
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2021
HIST 5020.001, Seminar in Ancient History, Spring 2021 SPOT
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2021
HIST 6900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2021
LATI 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2021
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
HIST 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2020
LATI 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2020
LATI 4900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2020
LATI 5900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2020 SPOT
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2020
LATI 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2020
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2020
HIST 5950.800, Master's Thesis, Spring 2020
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2020
HIST 6900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2020
LATI 5900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2020
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Spring 2020
HIST 4004.001, The Roman Empire, Spring 2020 Syllabus
HIST 4002.001, Ancient Greece, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
HIST 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
HIST 5020.001, Seminar in Ancient History, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2019
HIST 5900.713, Special Problems, Fall 2019
LATI 5900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2019 SPOT
ARCH 4810.601, Archaeological Field School, Summer 8W1 2019 Syllabus
HIST 6950.809, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2019
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2019
HIST 5010.601, Studies in Ancient History, Summer 8W1 2019
HIST 5010.602, Studies in Ancient History, Summer 8W1 2019
HIST 4003.001, The Roman Republic and Augustus, Summer 3W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4262.601, Topics in European History, Summer 8W1 2019 Syllabus
HIST 4262.602, Topics in European History, Summer 8W1 2019 Syllabus
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
HIST 4217.001, Jew, Greek, and Roman : Backgrounds of Early Christianity, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2019
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2019
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2019
LATI 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2019 Syllabus
LATI 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2019
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Spring 2019 SPOT
HIST 4008.001, Ancient Religion and Magic, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
HIST 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2018
HIST 5900.713, Special Problems, Fall 2018
HIST 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2018
LATI 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2018 SPOT
LATI 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2018 SPOT
HIST 4003.001, The Roman Republic and Augustus, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 3762.001, Rome : The Biography of a City, Summer 8W1 2018 Syllabus
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Summer 8W1 2018
HIST 5010.002, Studies in Ancient History, Summer 8W1 2018
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Summer 8W1 2018 Syllabus
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2018
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4262.002, Topics in European History, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
HIST 3750.001, Greek Civilization, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
HIST 5020.001, Seminar in Ancient History, Fall 2017 SPOT
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2017
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2017
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2017
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Summer 3W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
LATI 1020.002, ELEM LATIN, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4951.003, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2017
HIST 6940.752, Individual Research, Spring 2017
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Spring 2017
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2017
LATI 5900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2017 SPOT
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Spring 2017 SPOT
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
LATI 1010.002, Elementary Latin, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4215.001, Jews Under Greek & Roman Rule, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
HIST 5900.713, Special Problems, Fall 2016
HIST 5900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2016
LATI 5900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2016 SPOT
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.809, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2016
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2016
HIST 3762.001, Rome : The Biography of a City, Summer 8W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Summer 8W1 2016 SPOT
HIST 5010.002, Studies in Ancient History, Summer 8W1 2016 SPOT
HIST 4260.001, Topics in History, Summer 8W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
HIST 4951.003, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2016
HIST 4217.001, Jew, Greek, and Roman : Backgrounds of Early Christianity, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2016
HIST 5950.723, Master's Thesis, Spring 2016
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2016
HIST 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
HIST 3750.001, Greek Civilization, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
HIST 5900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2015
HIST 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2015
HIST 4260.002, Topics in History, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6940.727, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2015
HIST 5950.809, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2015
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Summer 3W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 5900.808, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2015
HIST 6940.752, Individual Research, Spring 2015
HIST 4215.001, Jews Under Greek & Roman Rule, Spring 2015 Syllabus
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2015
HIST 4262.002, Topics in European History, Spring 2015 Syllabus
HIST 6940.709, Individual Research, Fall 2014
HIST 6940.727, Individual Research, Fall 2014
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2014
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Fall 2014 Syllabus
HIST 5020.001, Seminar in Ancient History, Fall 2014
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2014
HIST 3762.001, Rome : The Biography of a City, Summer 8W1 2014 Syllabus
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Summer 8W1 2014
HIST 5040.001, Studies in Modern European History, Summer 8W1 2014
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Summer 8W1 2014 Syllabus
HIST 4951.701, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2014
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
HIST 6900.720, Special Problems, Spring 2014
HIST 3770.001, Ancient & Medieval Women, Fall 2013 Syllabus
HIST 6940.709, Individual Research, Fall 2013
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2013
HIST 5900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2013
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Fall 2013
HIST 5950.809, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2013
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Summer 3W1 2013 Syllabus
HIST 5900.002, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2013
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Spring 2013 Syllabus
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2013
HIST 6900.720, Special Problems, Spring 2013
HIST 6900.759, Special Problems, Spring 2013
HIST 4260.004, Topics in History, Spring 2013 Syllabus
HIST 4217.001, Jew, Greek, and Roman : Backgrounds of Early Christianity, Fall 2012 Syllabus
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Fall 2012 Syllabus
HIST 5900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2012
HIST 5900.717, Special Problems, Fall 2012
HIST 5910.704, Special Problems, Fall 2012
HIST 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2012
HIST 6900.717, Special Problems, Fall 2012
HIST 6940.809, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2012
HIST 3762.001, Rome : The Biography of a City, Summer 5W1 2012 Syllabus
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Summer 5W1 2012
HIST 5010.002, Studies in Ancient History, Summer 5W1 2012
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Summer 5W1 2012
HIST 4951.701, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Spring 2012
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
HIST 5020.001, Seminar in Ancient History, Spring 2012
HIST 4900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2012
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2012
HIST 5900.752, Special Problems, Spring 2012
HIST 4215.001, Jews Under Greek & Roman Rule, Fall 2011 Syllabus
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2011
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Fall 2011 Syllabus
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2011
HIST 5900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2011
HIST 5900.717, Special Problems, Fall 2011
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Fall 2011
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Summer 3W1 2011
HIST 4217.001, Jew, Greek, and Roman : Backgrounds of Early Christianity, Spring 2011 Syllabus
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
HIST 4900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2011
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2011
HIST 5900.790, Special Problems, Spring 2011
HIST 1050.005, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Spring 2011 Syllabus
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Fall 2010 Syllabus
HIST 5020.001, Seminar in Ancient History, Fall 2010
HIST 5900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2010
HIST 5950.809, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2010
HIST 5900.002, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2010
HIST 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2010
HIST 5900.716, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
HIST 5900.717, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Summer 3W1 2010
HIST 6940.752, Individual Research, Spring 2010
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
HIST 4900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2010
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2010
HIST 5010.001, Studies in Ancient History, Spring 2010
HIST 5010.791, Studies in Ancient History, Spring 2010
HIST 1050.006, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Spring 2010 Syllabus
HIST 5950.709, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Fall 2009
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2009
HIST 5900.713, Special Problems, Fall 2009
HIST 5900.734, Special Problems, Fall 2009
HIST 4260.003, Topics in History, Fall 2009
HIST 5950.730, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2009
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Summer 3W1 2009
HIST 4900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
HIST 4900.709, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2009
HIST 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
HIST 4910.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
HIST 5900.714, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
HIST 5950.717, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
HIST 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2009
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2009
HIST 4260.001, Topics in History, Spring 2009
HIST 6940.703, Individual Research, Fall 2008
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Fall 2008
HIST 5080.003, Seminar in Modern European History, Fall 2008
HIST 2900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2008
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2008
HIST 5900.713, Special Problems, Fall 2008
HIST 5900.002, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2008
HIST 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2008
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Summer 3W1 2008
HIST 4900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2008
HIST 4900.721, Special Problems, Spring 2008
HIST 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2008
HIST 5040.002, Studies in Modern European History, Spring 2008
HIST 3750.001, Greek Civilization, Fall 2007
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2007
HIST 5900.713, Special Problems, Fall 2007
HIST 5900.734, Special Problems, Fall 2007
HIST 4262.002, Topics in European History, Fall 2007
HIST 1050.003, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Fall 2007
HIST 1050.006, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Fall 2007
HIST 5900.729, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Summer 3W1 2007
HIST 5080.002, Seminar in Modern European History, Spring 2007
HIST 5080.792, Seminar in Modern European History, Spring 2007
HIST 4900.737, Special Problems, Spring 2007
HIST 1050.005, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Spring 2007
HIST 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2006
HIST 5040.003, Studies in Modern European History, Fall 2006
HIST 4262.001, Topics in European History, Fall 2006
HIST 3750.001, Greek Civilization, Summer 5W2 2006
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Summer 3W1 2006
HIST 4900.712, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2006
HIST 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2006
HIST 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2006
HIST 5900.714, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2006
HIST 1050.001, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Summer 5W2 2006
HIST 3760.001, Roman Civilization, Spring 2006
HIST 4900.721, Special Problems, Spring 2006
HIST 5900.751, Special Problems, Spring 2006
HIST 1050.002, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Spring 2006
HIST 3750.001, Greek Civilization, Fall 2005
HIST 1050.008, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Fall 2005

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Annotated bibliography
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2012). "The Roman Army." 41-page annotated bibliography for Oxford Bibliographies Online, Dennis Showalter, Military History editor. 2012..
Book
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2014). Policing the Roman Empire: Soldiers, Administration, and Public Order.
Book Chapter
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2016). “Police Functions and Public Order.”. Oxford Handbook of Roman Law and Society. 297-309. Oxford:.
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2015). Dio Chrysostom as a Local Politician: A Critical Reappraisal. Ancient World Views: Institutions and Geography from the Greco-Roman World. Studies in Honor of Richard J. A. Talbert. 161-176. Boston & Leiden:.
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2010). "Et tu, Brute? Julius Caesar and the Fall of the Roman Republic." Academic Solutions: World History, Ancient and Medieval Eras (Academic Edition). http://ancienthistory2.abc-clio.com/ Related Links: http://ancienthistory2.abc-clio.com/.
Book Review
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2014). Review of _Invisible Romans_ by Robert Knapp.
Doctoral dissertation
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2005). "Keeping the Imperial Peace: Public Order, State Control, and Policing in the Roman Empire during the First Three Centuries AD".
Encyclopedia Article
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2019). 4 articles: "Governors” (800 words), “Dio Chrysostom” (600 words), “Suetonius” (500 words), and “Columella” (300 words). T&T Clark Companion to Second Temple Judaism.
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2016). Polizei. Reallexikon für Antike und Christentum. 27, 1185-1203.
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2016). Several articles: capite censi, censors, civil-military relations, comitia centuriata, Christian persecution, Decius (emperor 249-251CE), equites singulares Augusti, New Testament, Persecutions of Christians, Persecutions of Heresies and non-Christians, proscriptions, public order, urban cohorts, Viriathus. The Encyclopedia of Conflict in Greece and Rome: Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia, Sara Phang et al., eds..
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2015). “Punishment and Penalties, Greek and Roman”. Encyclopedia of Ancient History, edited by Roger S. Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige B. Champion, Andrew Erskine. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah25006/abstract
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2012). "Assault (Greek and Roman)"; "caput"; "ius Italicum"; "Punishment and penalties (Greek and Roman," with Jaren Wilkerson), "violentia"; "vis" (six articles) in Encyclopedia of Ancient History.
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2001). "Herennius Etruscus and Hostilian" for the refereed website De Imperatoribus Romanis (www.roman-emperors.org/hehost.htm ; revision forthcoming)Related Links:http://www.roman-emperors.org/hehost.htm.
Journal Article
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2016). How to Kill a Bishop: Organs of Christian Persecution in the Third Century.. Journal of Juristic Papyrology. Suppl. 24, 241-261.
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2010). "Letter of Heliodorus to Dionysis and Apollonius." Edition and translation of a second-century AD Greek papyrus concerning a sub-lease gone wrong (= The Oxyrhynchus Papyri , vol. 75, document 5054, with Plate).
Translation or Transcription
Fuhrmann, C. J. (2009). Translation and commentary, "Sikarioi" and "Spekoulatôros" (= Σ 388 and 916)..

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Fuhrmann, C. J., "UNT Research Enabling Grant," University of North Texas, Funded. (20142014).
Abel, M. S. (Co-Principal), Upchurch, R. K. (Co-Principal), Fuhrmann, C. J. (Co-Principal), Brand, B. D. (Co-Principal), "Library Primary Source Material," Sponsored by University of North Texas Infrastructure Grant, University of North Texas, $25000 Funded. (20082008).
Fuhrmann, C. J. (Other), "to study artifacts in southern Italy," Sponsored by UNT Faculty Research Small Grant, University of North Texas, Funded. (20072007).
Grant - Service
Fuhrmann, C. J., "UNT Microgrant Mentoring Program," University of North Texas, $1500 Funded. (2019 – Present).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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