Dissertation: “Land of Experiment: The Ptolemies and the Development of Hellenistic Cyprus, 312–58 BC.”
Deborah H. Cromley
Dissertation: “Voce Privatus: Speech, Silence, and Human Entanglement in Language in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses.”
Dissertation: “Audax Iuventa: Virgil’s Eclogues and the Art of Fiction.”
Dissertation: “Blood, Toil, Tearless Sweat: Sparta in Philosophical Thought of the Late Republic and Early Empire.”
Dissertation: “The Agency and Affection of Pity in Sophocles.”
Rana Saadi Liebert
Dissertation: “Hunger for Tears: Archaic Poetics and the Platonic Critique of Poetic Pleasure.”
Dissertation: “Perpetua’s Two Audiences: the Passio as a Sacred Performance”
Dissertation: “The Art and Nature of the Sublime in the Peri Hupsous of Longinus.”
Dissertation: “Encountering Mortality: Life, Death, and Divine Identity in the Major Homeric Hymns.”
Dissertation: “Creating the Past: Memory in Virgil’s Aeneid.”
Currently Fellow, Memoria Romana Project.
Dissertation: “Dancing for Athena: the Pyrrhic Dance and the Perfect Citizen in Plato’s Laws.”
Currently Latin Teacher, the Laboratory School.
Dissertation: “Strabo and Greek Identity in the Age of Augustus: Memory, Tradition, and Ethnographic Representation.”
Currently Instructor, University of Central Florida
Dissertation: “Common Causes: Guilds, Craftsmen, and Merchants in the Economy and Society of Roman and Late Roman Egypt.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Cornell College.
Dissertation: “Violence, Law, and Society in Roman and Late Antique Egypt.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics and Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley.
Dissertation: “Professing Illness: Healing Narrative and Rhetorical Self-Presentation in Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Princeton University.
Dissertation: “Mimetic Contagion in Terence’s Eunuchus.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Haverford College.
Dissertation: “Athenaeus and the Advantages of Philology.”
Formerly Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Davidson College.
Dissertation: “Psychological Activity in the Homeric Circe Episode.”
Currently teaching at the Liceo Statale G.B. Grassi, Lecco, Italy.
Dissertation: “Athenian Sacred Treasurers from Solon to the Persian Wars.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Washington University, St Louis.
Dissertation: “The Athenian Courtroom: Politics, Rhetoric, Ethics.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Dissertation: “A Branch on the Altar: Supplication and Symbolic Capital in Ancient Greece.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Greek and Roman Classics, Temple University.
Dissertation: “Thucydides Politicus: The Political Dimensions of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War.”
Dissertation: “Ritual, Gender, and Status in the Roman Family.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Brock University.
Dissertation: “The Use of Phoenician Infant Sacrifice in the Formation of Ethnic Identities.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Whitman College
Dissertation: “Playing Dead: Hades and Idolatry in Sophocles and Homer.”
Currently Adjunct Professor, American University of Paris.
Dissertation: “Tissaphernes and the Achaemenid Empire in Thucydides and Xenophon.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of History, Christopher Newport University.
Dissertation: “The Sons of Earth and the Starry Heaven: Greek Theogonic Traditions and their Northwest Semitic Background.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Greek and Latin, Ohio State University.
Dissertation: “The Origins of Language in Greek and Roman Thought.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Bard College.
Dissertation: “Strategies for Survival: Widows in the Context of their Social Relationships.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Nipissing University.
Dissertation: “Gazing Games: Propertius and the Dynamics of Vision.”
Currently John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Union College.
Dissertation: “At the Limits of Hellenism: Egyptian Priests and the Greek World.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Dissertation: “Rhetoric and Discursive Frameworks in Sophoklean Agones.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Baylor University.
Dissertation: “Belli Commercia: Violent Exchange in Vergil’s Aeneid.”
Currently Associate Professor, Department of Classics, State University of New York at Buffalo.
Dissertation: “Slips of the Tongue: Catullus’ Oral Aesthetic.”
Currently Chair and Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Kalamazoo College.
Dissertation: “Action and Self-Control: Apostrophe in Seneca, Lucan, and Petronius.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Middlebury College.
Dissertation: “Material Culture in Thucydidean Narrative.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of History, Ashland University.
Dissertation: “Structured Polyphony: Narrative Framing and Reception in Theocritus’ Idylls 6, 15 and 24.”
Currently Associate Professor, Department of Classical Languages and Literatures, Fordham University.
Dissertation: “The Representation of Authority in Cicero’s Dialogues.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Colgate University.
Dissertation: “Exile in the Political Language of the Early Principate.”
Formerly Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Dalhousie University.
Dissertation: “Ethnography, Archaism, and Identity in the Early Roman Empire.”
Currently Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, University of Southern California.
Dissertation: “Women on the Verge of the Roman Empire.”
Dissertation: “Renegotiating Ovid’s Heroides.”
Dissertation: “Controlling Love: Imagination, Subordination, and Alienation in Ovid’s Amores.”
Dissertation: “Alliance, Ambush, and Sacrifice: Political Authority in Apollonius’ Argonautica.”
Currently Associate Professor, Department of Classical Studies, University of Missouri at Columbia.
Dissertation: “Narrative and Identity in Heliodorus’ Aithiopika.”
Dissertation: “Heroes on the Edge: Youth, Status and Marginality in Fifth-Century Greek Narrative.”
Dissertation: “A Path Neither Simple nor Single: The Use Of Myth in Plato, Aristophanes, and the ‘Orphic’ Gold Tablets.”
Currently Associate Professor, Department of Greek, Latin and Classical Studies, Bryn Mawr College.
Dissertation (CAMW): “Fashioning the Female in Roman Antiquity.”
Currently Associate Professor, Department of Classical Studies, University of Western Ontario.
Dissertation: “Labor and Justice: A Pattern of Allusions in Virgil’s Georgics.”
Geert Van Cleemput
Dissertation: “Aristotle on Happiness in the Nicomachean Ethics and the Politics.”
Dissertation: “Tense and Aspect in Roman Historiographic Narrative: A Functional Approach to the Prose of the Memoria Rerum Gestarum.”
Joseph T. Baruffi
Dissertation: “Naval Warfare Operations in the Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean.”
Director of Student Relations at Valparaiso University School of Law
Dissertation: “The Rhetoric of Myth in the Isocratean Corpus.”
Professor and Chair, Department of English, and Director of the Classical Studies Program, University of Missouri Kansas City.
Peter T. Struck
Dissertation (Comparative Literature): “Reading Symbols: Traces of the Gods in the Ancient Greek-Speaking World.”
Currently Associate Professor, Department of Classics, University of Pennsylvania.
Dissertation: “Aporia in Plato’s Charmides, Laches, and Lysis.”
Currently Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Temple University.
Dissertation: “The Father’s Discipline: Religious Ideas and Social Roles in Clement of Alexandria.”
Dissertation: “The End of Adventure: On the Future of the Iliadic Hero.”
Currently Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Vassar College.
Victoria E. Pagan
Dissertation: “Tacitus Plus: The Poetics of Disguise.”
Currently Professor and Chair, Department of Classics, University of Florida.
Mark D. Usher
Dissertation: “Homeric Stitchings: A New Text and Interpretation of the Homeric Centos.”
Currently Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Classics and Classical Civilization, University of Vermont.
Dissertation “Rebuilding the Walls of Athens: Democratic Ideology, Civic Discourse, and the Reconciliation of 403 B.C.”
Currently Associate Professor, Department of Classics, University of Florida.
Denise M. Laskey
Dissertation: “An Examination of the Literary Sources Helpful in Interpreting the Metaphor of Skopos as Used in the Ethical Texts of Plato and Aristotle.”
Catherine M. Mardikes
Dissertation: “Curses and Conspiratorial Oaths in the Oresteia.”
She is now our treasured Bibliographer for Classics and Ancient Near Eastern collections in our very own Regenstein Library at the University of Chicago.
Dissertation: “A Translation and Commentary on Proclus’ In Platonis Cratylum Commentaria.”
He now teaches at l’Institut Universitaire de Saint Melaine in Rennes, France.
Dissertation: “Rhetoric and Gender in Euripides: A Study of Sacrifice Actions.”
Currently Professor, Department of Classics, University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Dissertation: “Configurations of Desire in the Elegies of Tibullus.” Currently Professor, Knox College.
Raymond W. Ciacci
Dissertation: “Plato’s Portrait of Socrates: Fact or Fiction?”
Currently Dean of Students and Director of the Master of Liberal Arts Program, University of Chicago.