Scott McGill is professor of Classical Studies at Rice University. His work focuses on Latin poetry, Roman history and culture, and the reception of antiquity. He is the author of four books, most recently a commentary on Virgil’s Aeneid 11 (Cambridge University Press), and the co-editor of three volumes. He is currently working on a verse translation of the Aeneid. Scott received his Ph.D. from Yale University. At Rice, he has served as chair of the Department of Classical and European Studies and as interim director of the Humanities Research Center. He is currently a faculty fellow at Rice’s Center for Teaching Excellence.