Tom Hawkins

Tom Hawkins

Tom Hawkins

Associate Professor of Classics, Director of Undergraduate Studies

(614) 292-2744

414 E. University Hall
230 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Greek Poetry
  • Iambic Invective
  • Imperial Greek Literature


  • Ph.D., Stanford University, 2003
  • M.A., UC Santa Barbara, 1997
  • A.B., Stanford University, 1994
  • B.S., Stanford University, 1994 (Environmental Engineering)


A Curse for the New Year: Subversive and inversive invective on the Imperial New Year. In final preparation.

Recent Articles:

"This is the Death of the Earth: Crisis narratives in Archilochus and Mnesiepes," Transactions of the American Philological Association 139 (2009) 1-20.
"Out-foxing the Wolf-walker," Classical Antiquity, 27.1 (2007) 93-114.
"Lycambes gets capped," Archilochus and his Age, (2007) 49-63.
"Seducing a Misanthrope: Timon the Philogynist in Aristophanes' Lysistrata,Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies 42 (2002) 143-162.