David A. Teegarden               

Assistant Professor                                       
Phone: 645-0451
Email: dat6@buffalo.edu


Graduate Degrees:

  • M.A.: Princeton University Department of Classics (2005)
  • Ph.D.: Princeton University Department of Classics (2007)

Expertise/research interests:

  • Ancient Greek Democracy, Classical and Hellenistic Greek History


  • Loeb Classical Library Foundation Grant, Harvard University, academic year 2010-2011

  • Visiting Scholar, Cornell University, Dept. of History, 2010-2011

Selected Publications:

  • Death to Tyrants!  Ancient Greek Democracy and the Struggle against Tyranny (forthcoming from Princeton University Press)
  • “Acting like Harmodios and Aristogeiton: Tyrannicide in Ancient Greek Political Culture” in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Terrorism, Eds. Claudia Verhoeven and Carola Dietze (forthcoming)
  • “Tyrant-Killing Legislation and the Political Foundation of Ancient Greek Democracy” Cardozo Law Review 34.3 (2013): 965-982
  • “The Oath of Demophantos, Revolutionary Mobilization, and the Preservation of the Athenian Democracy” Hesperia 81.3 (2012): 433-465
  • Review of Christ, M. The Bad Citizen in Classical Athens. Polis 25.2 (2008)

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Introductory Ancient Greek

  • Ancient Greek Democracy and Macedonian Imperialism

  • Greek History from the Archaic Period to the End of the Peloponnesian War

  • Greek History from the End of the Peloponnesian War to the Roman Conquest

Graduate Courses:

  •    History of Greek Literature

  •    Thucydides

  •    Epigraphy and the Historiography of the Athenian Empire

  •    Tyranny and Tyrannicide in Ancient Greece


Curriculum Vitae