Dissertations

IPGRH Dissertations
2014

Michael Leese

Economic Decision Making and Money-Making Strategies in Ancient Greece

 

2013

Elizabeth Platte

Monks and Matrons: The Economy of Charity in the Late Antique Mediterranean

 

2012

Jennifer Finn

Alexander the Great: Forming Political Identity in a Multicultural Empire


Jared Secord
Elites and Outsiders: The Greek-Speaking Scholars of Rome, 100 BCE- 200CE


2011

Karen Acton
Vespasian Augustus: Imperial Power in the First Century CE


Claudia Arno
Going Native: How Romans Became ‘Roman’ in an Expanding World


Alexander Conison
The Organization of Rome's Wine Trade


2009

Nathanael Andrade
Syria and its Margins: Cultural Identity in Late Seleucid and Roman Syria


2008

Robert Chenault
Rome Without Emperors: The Revival of a Senatorial City in the Fourth Century CE

 

(The following students were enrolled as Classical Studies graduate students before the creation of the Interdepartmental Program in Greek and Roman History)

2006
Adam Kemezis
The Roman Past under the Severans: Cassius Dio, Philostrartus and Herodian

2005
Patrick Hogan
A Terrible Passion and a Marvelous Love: Greco-Roman Education and Elite Self-Presentation in the High Empire

Bernd Steinbock
Social Memory in 4th Century Athenian Public Discourse

2004
Lauren E. Caldwell
The Female Transition to Adulthood in the Early Roman Empire

Kendra Eshleman
Neither Outside nor Inside: Becoming Heretical in Second-Century Christianity

John A. Lobur
Consensus and Concordia in the Formation of the Roman Principate and Their Resonance in Early Imperial Prose

2002
Rosemary L. Moore
The Art of Command: The Roman Army General and His Troops, 135 BC-138 AD

2001
Robert C. Caldwell III
Between State and Steppe: New Evidence for Society in Sixth-Century Southern Transjordan

2000
Jeremy G. Taylor
Framing the Past: The Roots of Greek Chronography

David D. Phillips
Homicide, Wounding, and Battery in the Fourth-Century Attic Orators

1999
Joseph L. Rife
Death, Ritual and Memory in Greek Society during the Early and Middle Roman Empire

Christopher L. H. Barnes
Tarentum Victum: Processes of Evolution

Stephen Rex Stem
Cicero and the Legacy of Cato Uticensis

1998
John D. Muccigrosso
Factional Competition and Monumental Construction in Mid-Republican Rome

Kristina L. Milnor
Suis Omnia Tuta Locis: Women, Place, and Public Life in the Age of Augustus

Brian K. Harvey
The Nature of the Roman Monarchy in the Late First/Early Second Centuries A.D.: The Reigns of Nerva and Trajan to the Acquisition of Arabia

1996
Clifford C. Ando
Communis patria

1994
Michael L. Meckler
Caracalla and His Late-Antique Biographer: A Historical Commentary on the Vita Caracalli in the Historia Augusta

David D. Leitao
The "Measure of Youth": Body and Gender in Boys' Transitions in Ancient Greece

Geoffrey S. Sumi
Public Performances and Political Symbols: The Rise of Octavianus in 44 B.C.

1991
Cynthia J. Bannon
Consors Mecum Temporum Illorum: Brothers in Republican Rome

James T. Kearney
Ammianus Marcellinus and his Roman Audience

1990
Ellen A. Bauerle
Procuring an Election: Ambitus in the Roman Republic, 432-49 B.C.

1989
Alexander D. Kurke
Theme and Adversarial Presentation in Cicero's Pro Flacco

John D. Dillery
Xenophon's Historical Perspectives

1986
Thomas A. J. McGinn
Prostitution and Julio-Claudian Legislation: The Formation of Social Policy in Early Imperial Rome

Thomas Keith Dix
Private and Public Libraries at Rome in the First Century B.C.: A Preliminary Study in the History of Roman Libraries

1984
Hermann S. Schibli
The Narrative of Politics: Julius Caesar and the Bellum Civile

John P. Bodel
64. Freedmen in the Satyricon of Petronius

1983
Martha A. W. Baldwin (now Bowsky)
Fasti Cretae Et Cyrenarum: Imperial Magistrates of Crete and Cyrenaica During the Julio-Claudian Period

1982
Dennis P. Kehoe
The Economics of Food Production on Roman Imperial Estates in North Africa

1981
Robert W. Daniel
Greek Papyri From the Collections of Freiburg, Vienna and Michigan

Susan D. Martin
Building Contracts in Classical Roman Law

1980
Mary Taliaferro Boatwright
Tacitus and the Wealth, Enrichment and Impoverishment of the Roman Upper Classes

1977
Harold Y. McCulloch, Jr
Remedia Tardiora: Patterns of Devolution in the Annals of Tacitus

Shelley P. Haley
The Role of Amicitia in the Life of Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus

1976
John Clayton Fant
The Curatores Rei Publicae in Italy from Their Inception to the Death of Commudus

1975
Stephen D. Laruccia
The Concept of Peace in the Works of Tacitus

1973
William E. Metcalf
The Cistophori of Hadrian

1972
Robert W. Sawyer
An Analysis of the Political, Economic and Social Influence of Select Families of Colonial Pompeii