Curriculum Vitae
Robin Mitchell-Boyask



updated 15 September 2015


Current position:
Professor of Classics, Temple University

Co-editor, Classical World

Research and Teaching Interests
Greek drama; Greek epic; Greek mythology and religion; historiography; Greek language pedagogy; Roman epic, especially Vergil; comparative approaches

Office: 326 Anderson Hall, Department of Classics, Temple University, 1114 West Berks St.,
Philadelphia PA 19122, (215) 204-3672

1988, Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Brown University
1982, B.A., Honors, University of Chicago, Classical Languages and Literatures



Under contract or forthcoming:

  • Articles under consideration: “Odysseus, Maker of Horses;” “Jocasta the What?”
  • Book in preparation and under contract (as co-editor): A Companion to Euripides (Blackwell)
  • “Dreams from My Father: Warfare and Paternity in Homer and Sophocles,” for a volume on combat trauma in ancient Greece, edited by Peter Meineck and David Konstan (Palgrave Macmillan)

In preparation:

  • Pelôrios Aias: The Problem of Ajax in Western Culture (monograph)
  • Trojan Horses: An Epic Hippology (monograph)









      • Aeschylus: Eumenides (Duckworth Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy, 2009)
      • Plague and the Athenian Imagination: Drama, History, and the Cult of Asclepius (Cambridge University Press, 2008) (Google Books)
      • Euripides' Hecuba. Introduction, commentary and translation (Focus Classical Library, 2005). BMCR review


Jointly-authored or edited volumes

Articles and Essays: