N. Gregson Davis
N. Gregson Davis is Andrew W. Mellon Research Professor of Humanities at Duke University. His primary field of research in Classical Studies is ancient Greek and Latin poetry, and the focus of his published work has been on the interpretation of the poetry of the Augustan poets, Horace, Vergil and Ovid. He also pursues research in contemporary Caribbean Literature, with special emphasis on the Francophone and Anglophone literary traditions (particularly the poetry of the Martinican, Aimé Césaire, and the St.Lucian, Derek Walcott). His current work explores the interconnections between philosophy (especially ethics) and poetry in Augustan literature.