Current Students :: Graduate Program

Robert Nichols

Education

  • 2009-2010 American School of Classical Studies at Athens (Regular Program)
  • M.A. 2006, Classics, University of Colorado-Boulder
  • A.B. 2004, History, University of Nebraska

Areas of Interest

  • Athenian Legal and Social History
  • Greek Rhetoric and Oratory
  • Greek History and Historiography

Dissertation

  • The Rhetoric of Vengeance (timôria) in Athenian Forensic Oratory
    Committee: Matthew Christ (chair), Jonathan Ready, Eleanor Leach, Eric Robinson

Fellowships and Awards

  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship, College of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University, 2012-2013
  • Dissertation Research Fellowship, College of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University, 2011-2012 (declined)
  • Harry Bikakis Fellowship, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2011-2012
  • Edward Capps Fellowship, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2011-2012
  • Virginia Grace Fellowship, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2009-2010
  • Departmental Fellowship, Classical Studies, Indiana University, 2007-2008
  • Katharine Jacob Lamont Scholarship, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado, 2005-2006

Conference Presentations

  • "Restraint and its Rewards: The Rhetoric of timôria in Demosthenes' Against Meidias (Dem. 21)," American Philological Association Annual Meeting, 2013.
  • "The Rhetoric of timôria: Constituting Vengeance in Lysias 1, 3, 12 and 13," CAMWS Annual Meeting, 2011.
  • "Professions of Penia by Athenian Litigants," CAMWS Annual Meeting, 2008.

Teaching Experience

  • Greek: Elementary Greek I
  • Latin: Elementary Latin II, Second-Year Latin II, Intensive Study of Literary Latin
  • Culture: Ancient Greek Culture (Teaching Assistant), Paganism to Christianity (Grader)
  • History: The World of the Ancient Greeks (Teaching Assistant), War and Society in Ancient Greece (Grader)
  • Archaeology: Trash, Treasure, Temples and Tombs: Art and Archaeology of the Ancient World (Teaching Assistant)

Field Experience

  • Corinth Excavations, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, April 2010

Invited Lectures

  • "The Rhetoric of timôria: Constituting Vengeance in Lysias," Ancient Studies Colloquium, Indiana University, April, 2011
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