Mark Vessey


Mark Vessey has been a member of the Department of English at the University of British Columbia since 1989, when he arrived in Canada on a postdoctoral fellowship to study the reception of the Church Fathers in the English Renaissance and Reformation. He has published extensively on Christian Latin writers of late antiquity, especially Jerome and Augustine, and is a collaborator on the Toronto Collected Works of Erasmus. He wrote the chapter on “Classicism and Christianity” for Vol. 3 (1558-1660) of the Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature (forthcoming). He has been Principal of Green College at UBC since 2008.