Andrew V. V. Raymond Professor of the Classics
- Ph.D.: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C. (1986).
Greek literature; Roman, Greek, and Indo-European religion and myth; Anthropology of Greece and Rome; Greek alphabet and other writing systems; Indo-European linguistics; the interaction between the Near East and Greece
The Textualization of the Greek Alphabet (Cambridge University Press, 2014)
Myth, Ritual, and the Warrior in Roman and Indo-European Antiquity (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
- Indo-European Sacred Space: Vedic and Roman Cult. (University of Illinois Press, 2006).
- The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World’s Ancient Languages. Organizer, editor and contributor. (Cambridge University Press, 2004).
- Ovid: Fasti. In collaboration with A. J. Boyle. Translation and commentary of Ovid’s work on Roman festivals and religion. (Penguin Books, 2000, reissued 2004).
- Greek Writing from Knossos to Homer: A Linguistic Interpretation of the Origin of the Greek Alphabet and the Continuity of Ancient Greek Literacy. (Oxford University Press, 1997).
Offices in Professional Organizations:
- President of the Society for the Study of Greek and Latin Language and Linguistics (1992-2001).
Honors and Awards:
- CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title of 2006 for The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World’s Ancient Languages. (2004).
- Sustained Achievement Award, UB Exceptional Scholars Program (2002).
Ongoing research in my several areas
A new project on the origins of Greek conceptualizations of language
- Myth and Religion in the Ancient World; Ancient Greek.
- Aristotle, Hesiod, Homer, Greek Lyric, Apollodorus, Plutarch, Roman Religion, Indo-European Linguistics, Greek and Latin Linguistics, Sanskrit.