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educator , Classicist

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.


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 Pamela Christine Fillerup, July 17, 1976. Children: John, James, Jefferson.

John F. Hall

Ann B. (Lord) Hall

Pamela Christine Fillerup

John Hall

James Hall

Jefferson Hall