B.A. Alberta, M.A. Santa Barbara, Ph.D. Rutgers
Roman republican history, Greek and Latin historiography, Greek oratory, and numismatics.
Current Teaching (2013-2014):
"The Commentarii," in the Cambridge Companion to Caesar, edited by Christopher Krebs and Luca Grillo, Cambridge University Press (under contract)
On Writing Caesar: The Historical Monograph in the Late Republic, a book length study of Caesarian prose and the writing of history.
"The Literary Caesar," Appendix to the Landmark Caesar's Gallic Wars, ed. R. Strassler (under contract).
Preparation of an article on the representation of Hypereides' oratory in the treatise On the Sublime.
Preparation of an article on the significance of wordplay in Caesarian prose.
A Caesar Workbook, co-authored with Rose Williams. Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers. (ISBN978-0-86516-753-7)
Ciceronian Echoes in Livys Bacchanalian Narrative, Classical Quarterly, 60.1, 156166.
"Turning Points in Roman History: the Case of Caesar's Elephant Denarius," Phoenix, vol. 62 (2008), 290-307..
Conquering and Creating Gaul: Caesars Use of Geography, Annual Institute of the American Classical League, Minneapolis, MN, June 2011
"The Bellum Gallicum and the Development of the Historical Monograph in the Late Republic," invited panellist, CAMWS 2009 Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, April 4, 2009.
Echoes of Cicero in Livy's Bacchanalian Narrative (39.8-19)," American Philological Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL, January 4, 2008.
Silence and Omission in Caesars Bellum Gallicum, annual meeting of the Classical Association of Canada, St. Johns, Newfoundland, May 23, 2007.
Turning Points in Roman History: the Case of Caesar's Elephant Denarius," invited speaker for the UWO Classics Colloquium , September 30, 2006. Coinage and Currency in the Ancient World
"Revitalizing Cornelius Nepos: the Influence of the Vita Attici," Classical Association of Canada annual meeting, Toronto, May 24, 2006.
"An Unnoticed Pun in Caesar's Bellum Gallicum," Classical Association of Canada annual meeting, Banff, AB, May 14, 2005.
"Bridging Genres in Caesars Commentarii," American Philological Association annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 4, 2004.
"Jumping Through Hypsos: Assessing Hypereides in Longinus' On the Sublime, American Philological Association annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 5, 2003.
"C. Iulius Caesar Audax: the Elephant Denarius and the Rhetoric of Civil War," Third Annual Societas Colloquium, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma, Cumae, Italy, May 2002.
"Reading the Body Politic: the Character of the Plebs in Livy I," Classical Association of the Atlantic States, Spring 2001.