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John Franklin Hall

John Franklin Hall, American classicist, educator. Summer fellow Vergilian Society of America, Rome, 1983; Faculty Research grantee Brigham Young University, 1983-1993.


  • Hall, John Franklin was born on April 14, 1951 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of John F. and Ann B. (Lord) Hall.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brigham Young University, 1975. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1983.


    • Instructor classics Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1978-1983, assistant professor classics and ancient history, 1983-1989, associate professor classics and ancient history, 1989-1994, professor classics and ancient history, since 1994, department chair humanities classics and comparative literature, 1992-1996, Eliza R. Snow distinguished university fellow, since 2006. Director Institute for Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts, since 2000.



    Chair Utah County Board Adjustment, Provo, 1990-1993. President Highland Kiwanis Club, Highland, Utah, 1992-1993. Member Classical Association Middle West and South (vice president 1978-1995, executive secretary 1990-1995, national president 1996-1997, national director, board directors 1987-1995, chair various committees, Outstanding State Vice president award 1986), Utah Classical Association (chief officer, president 1985-1988).


    • Married Eliza Anne Lee, December 11, 1998. Children: John, James, Jefferson.
    • father: John F. Hall
    • mother: Ann B. (Lord) Hall
    • spouse: Eliza Anne Lee
    • children: John Hall
    • James Hall
    • Jefferson Hall
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    Born April 14, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1975
      Brigham Young University
    • 1978
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1983
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1978 - 1983
      Instructor, classics Brigham Young University
      Provo, Utah, United States
    • 1992 - 1996
      Instructor, classics Brigham Young University
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