FIELD OF STUDY
Classical Art and Archaeology, especially the Roman period, Roman architecture, ancient Roman woodworking and technology.
Dartmouth College B.A., magna cum laude 1977.
Yale University, M.A. (1979), M.Phil. (1980), Ph.D. Classical Archaeology (1984).
Dissertation Title: "The History, Architecture, and Sculpture of the Temple of Venus Genetrix in the Forum of Caesar in Rome."
Honorary Degree: Master of Arts, Dartmouth College (2007).
2005-present: Professor, Dartmouth College, Dept. of Classics, Hanover, N.H.
1995-2005: Associate Professor, Dartmouth College, Dept. of Classics.
1989-1995: Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College, Dept. of Classics.
1984-1989: Assistant Professor, Rice University, Dept. of Art and Art History, Houston, TX.
1979-1981: Teaching fellowships, Yale University.
• The Roman Orator and the Sacred Stage (Brussels 1994) Collection Latomus, vol. 222, 345 pages, 64 figures, 17 plates.
• Roman Woodworking (New Haven and London 2007) 376 pages, 200 illustrations.
• Blackwell Companion to Roman Architecture (Co-editor and contributor, 2013).
II. Chapters in Edited Volumes
• “The representation of technical processes in the Classical world,” Chapter 2 of the Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World ed. J. Oleson (Oxford 2009).
• “Woodworking,” Chapter 17 of the Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World ed. J. Oleson (Oxford 2009).
• “Materials,” co-authored with Lynn Lancaster of Ohio University; The Blackwell Companion to Roman Architecture ed. R. Ulrich and Q. Quenemoen (2013).
• “The Architecture of Insulae and Horrea,” Chapter in The Blackwell Companion to Roman Architecture ed. R. Ulrich and Q. Quenemoen (2013).
• “The Appiades Fountain in the Forum of Caesar in Rome,” Römische Mitteilungen 96 (1986) pp 309-323.
• “Julius Caesar and the Creation of the Forum Iulium,” American Journal of Archaeology 97 (1993) 49-80.
• “Archaeological Reference Texts and the Information Age,” American Journal of Archaeology 99 (1995) 147-150.
• “Contignatio, Vitruvius, and the Campanian Builder,” American Journal of Archaeology 100 (1996) 137-151.
• “Innovation vs. Tradition: The Roman Vault and the Flat Ceiling,” New England Classical Journal Fall, 2000.
• “Roofing,” article for the Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome (ed. J. Neils) (2009).
• “Carpenter,” “Artisans, Greece and Rome,” “Technitai,” and “Forests” for the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Ancient History; 13 volume Project edited by R. S. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C. Champion, A Erskine, and S. Huebner (2012).
IV. Online Publications:
Online database of Roman Portraits and Roman Architecture; original photography and commentary currently maintained on: http://www.flickr.com/photos/roger_ulrich/. Ongoing
www.trajans-column.org: photographic documentation, commentary, and bibliography connected with the Column of Trajan in Rome (an ongoing project started in January of 2013).
U.S. Department of Defense Legacy Project: Coordinator of efforts to provide training materials for U.S. military stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan to facilitate the preservation of cultural heritage (archaeological sites and other standing monuments). Resulted with: Ulrich, Rush, and Paley, playing cards with training advice for the Department of Defense, Legacy Resource Management Program and Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands. 100,000 copies. Project reported in the Wall Street Journal.
• Yale University Research Fellowships (1979-1981).
• Fulbright-Hays Scholar to Italy (1981-1982).
• Rome Prize Fellow, American Academy in Rome (1981-1982).
• "Summa cum laude" teacher, Rice University (1985-87).
• M. Aylwin Cotton Foundation Fellowship (1986-87).
• National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, "Art in the Culture of Pagan and Christian Rome in Late Antiquity" (1987).
• National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for College Teachers 1988-89.
• Junior Faculty Fellowship, Dartmouth College, 1994.
• Pettit Family Fellowship (Dartmouth College, 2005-2006).
• Venture Fund Grant: Stereoscopy in the Classroom (Dartmouth College, 2007-2008).
OFFICES HELD AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
• Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, 1981 to present.
• Juror for the Rome Prize Fellowship, and Advisory Board, American Academy in Rome 2008-2009, 2009-2010.
• Member, Associazione Internazionale di Archeologia Classica.
• Member, Archaeological Institute of America (Delegate to the Council 1996, 2003-present).
• Member, the Classical Association of New England.
• Dartmouth Representative of the Association of American College and University Programs in Italy (AACUPI).
• President, Houston Chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America (1988-89).