Associate Professor of Classics
Director, Classics and Philosophy Honors Program
Director of Faculty Programming, Mission and Identity
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Ph.D. and M.A. Loyola University Chicago
B.A. Pennsylvania State University
Roman history and historiography, Roman political thought, Roman philosophy, the music and poetry of Bob Dylan, the classical tradition and the African-American experience
“Deconstructing the Monuments: Tacitus on the Mausoleum and Res Gestae of Augustus.” In Sources et modèles des historiens anciens. Ed. Olivier Devillers and Breno Battistin Sebastiani, 219-231. Scripta Antiqua 109. Bordeaux: Ausonius Éditions, 2018.
"Socrates and St. Ignatius: The Mad Man, the Monk and the Philology of Liberation." Jesuit Higher Education 4.1 (2015).
"Collaborators Amongst the Opposition? Deconstructing the Imperial Cursus Honorum." Arethusa 48.1 (2015): 47-58.
"Rape and Revolution: Tacitus on Livia and Augustus." Latomus 73 (2014): 126-148.
“Politics by Other Means – Cato of Utica on the 18th Century Stage.” Classical Association of the Middle West and South – Southern Section, 98th Annual Meeting. Winston-Salem, NC. October 18, 2018.
“Cato the Younger: A Politician for Our Times.” American Classical League, Annual Institute. Missoula, MT. June 29, 2018.
“Plato, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Racial Justice in America.” Jesuit Justice Conference. Seattle, WA. August 12, 2017.