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BATTY, Roger

Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University

Professor Batty graduated from the The Queen's College, Oxford (Lit. Hum.) in 1984 and obtained a D.Phil. in ancient history from the University of Oxford in 1990.  From 1990 to 1994 he worked as a speechwriter and consultant for Dr. Mostafa Tolba, Executive Director of UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) in Nairobi, Kenya.  He has also worked and studied in Geneva, Switzerland; Bucuresti, Romania; and Sofia, Bulgaria.  He specializes in history (Roman World), cartography and environment.  Publications include: “Rome and the Nomads: the Pontic-Danubian realm in antiquity”, OUP, 2007;    "Mela's Phonoecian Geography", in JRS 2000.

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