Professor of Classical Studies
Chair of the Department of Classics
Hinman Box: HB 6086
- B.A. University of Michigan; American School of Classical Studies at Athens; Ph.D. Duke University
Areas of Expertise
- Roman history, literture and culture; comparative slavery; Roman coins; Roman women; Roman priesthood and the holy
- “Who’s Tricked? Models of Slave Behavior in Plautus’ Pseudolus ,” (2006).
- Public Office in Early Rome: Ritual Procedure and Political Practice , (1998).
- “Publicity and the Lot: the Politics of the Sortition at Rome,” in The Shapes of City Life in Rome and Pompeii: Essays in Honor of Lawrence Richardson, Jr., on the Occasion of His Retirement , M T Boatwright and H Evans (eds.), (1998) 9-26.
- “The Jug and Lituus on Roman Republican Coin Types: Ritual Symbols and Political Power,” Phoenix , 51 (1997) 170-189.
- “Catiline and the Crisis of 63-60 B.C.: The Italian Perspective,” Latomus 54 (1995) 62-78.
- Elusive Identities: Roman Slave Experience in Comparative Perspective