Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Michael E. Brumbaugh

Assistant Professor - Classical Studies

Contact Info

Department Affiliation

  • A.B., Colgate University, Classics, 2004
  • M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, Classics, 2007
  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, Classics, 2011
Academic Experience
  • Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, Tulane University, 2013-
  • Lecturer in Classics, Princeton University, 2012-2013
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics and Humanities, Reed College, 2011-2012
  • Teaching Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles, 2007-2010

Research & Teaching Specializations: Athenian Literature, Roman Prose Fiction, Classical Mythology, Classical Traditions in Colonial Latin America, Greek and Latin Literature, Ancient Political Thought

Related Experience
  • Mellon Graduate Community Engaged Scholarship Program Curriculum Committee, Tulane University, 2017-
  • Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies, External Research Associate, 2010-
  • Faculty Fellow, Mathey College, Princeton University, 2012-2013
  • Lavin Bernick Grant, Tulane University, 2017
  • Lurcy Grant, Tulane University, 2015, 2017
  • Faculty Networking Grant, Tulane University, 2017
  • Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellowship, 2016-2017
  • Stillman Drake Research Grant, Reed College, 2011
  • Dissertation Fellowship, UCLAS, 2010-2011
  • Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, 2005-2006
Language & Proficiency
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Latin
Selected Publications
  • In Progress. Plato in Paraguay: Constructions of the Republic in the Early Modern World.
  • Forthcoming. “Utopia Writes Back: Peramás on the Limits of Republicanism.” Edited by P. Zalamea and F. Rojas. Parnassus in the New World: Classical Traditions in Colonial Spanish America.
  • 2014. “Making the Hymn: Mesomedean Narrative and the Interpretation of a Genre.” In Narrative and Narratology in Greek Hymns. O. Hodkinson and A. Faulkner, eds. Leiden: Brill.

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