Julio Cesar Vega-Payne

Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow


Julio Cesar Vega-Payne received his PhD in Classics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2022. As a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow with the Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) for 2022-2023, Julio will continue his research in the Classics department at UCLA on human-environment relationships in Homer, building on the work in his dissertation titled, “The Boy whom Hector called Scamandrius: The Natural World and Cosmic Time in the Iliad of Homer”.