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The Richard Rufus of Cornwall Project

Preparing Critical Editions of Rufus' Extant Works


Editors

Santiago Melo Arias

Consulting Editor, Richard Rufus of Cornwall Project
Stanford University
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

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Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
Email: santmelo @ stanford.edu

Education:

Ph.D. in Classics, Joint Program in Ancient Philosophy, Stanford University, 2013-present

M.St. in Ancient Philosophy (Distinction), University of Oxford, Oriel College, 2012-2013
Thesis: The Stoics on goodness, value, and the place of virtue in happiness
Supervisor: Prof. David Charles

M.A. in Economics, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2009-2011
Thesis: Eudaimonia and the Economics of Happiness
Supervisor: Prof. Jimena Hurtado

B.A. in Economics (Cum Laude), Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2004-2009
Minor in Classical Studies, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2009

Awards and Scholarships:

"Jóvenes Investigadores" grant, Colciencias, 2010

"Augusto Cano" scholarship, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), Faculty of Economics, 2008

Teaching:

Lecturer:

Latin I, II and III, Major Catholic Seminary of Bogotá, 2011-2012

Economics of Happiness, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2011

Spanish Grammar Workshop, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2007-2008

Teaching Assistant:

Advanced Latin, Stanford University, 2014

Introduction to Microeconomics, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2010

Market, Liberty and Order, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2010

History of Economic Thought, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2009

Ancient Greek I, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2009

Latin III, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), 2008

Publications: Book Chapters

"Economía y crematística en los comentarios de Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda a la Política de Aristóteles", with Jimena Hurtado, in F. Castañeda & A. Lozano-Vásquez (eds.), Aristóteles Sobre la República, libro I según la traducción latina y escolios de Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda. Bogotá: Ediciones Uniandes, forthcoming (2015).

Translations:

"Rufus on Definition, Excerpts from SMet 5, 7, 8, 9." Forthcoming (2015) in the Rufus Richard of Cornwall Project website.

La economía política de la política macroeconómica en América Latina, by Eduardo Wiesner. Bogotá: Ediciones Uniandes, 2010. Original work: Wiesner, E., The Political Economy of Macroeconomic Policy Reform in Latin America. London and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2007.

Reviews:

"Annas, Julia. Intelligent Virtue", Ideas y Valores, 2012, vol. 61, n. 149, pp. 174-180. Bogotá: Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

Working papers:

"Eudaimonia and the Economics of Happiness". Documentos CEDE, 2011, n. 5 (English), n. 34 (Spanish). Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes, Facultad de Economía.

Other publications:

"Sancta Sanctorum: El Problema de la Ley en Kafka y Derrida", with Daniela Páez, Revista Mayéutica, 2009 (2), Universidad de los Andes, Facultad de Derecho, Bogotá.

Presentations:

"El bien, el valor y el lugar de la virtud en la felicidad para los estoicos." Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), August 15, 2013.

Panelist, "Eudaimonia and the Economics of Happiness." Conference: Market and Happiness: Do economic interactions crowd out civic virtues and human capabilities? Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milan, June 2011.

Employment:

Consulting Editor, Richard Rufus of Cornwall Project (RRP), 2014

Style Corrector, Ediciones Uniandes, 2010-2012

Translator (English-Spanish), Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), Faculty of Economics, 2011- 2012

Assistant Editor, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), Faculty of Economics, 2011-2012

Referee for the journal Desarrollo y Sociedad, 2011

Research Assistant, Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá), Faculty of Economics, 2010

Research Groups:

Member of Peiras Research Group in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (Colciencias, Universidad de los Andes, and Universidad Nacional de Colombia)

Member of the Research Group in Economic Thought and Theory (Colciencias, Universidad de los Andes, and Universidad Nacional de Colombia)

Languages:

Ancient Greek (proficiency in translation)

English (fluent)

French (intermediate reading knowledge)

German (beginner reading knowledge)

Italian (fluent reading; intermediate writing, speaking, and listening)

Latin (proficiency in translation)

Spanish (native speaker)