Visiting Assistant Professor

 Michael Quinn, Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Washington, 2010
M.A., University of Washington, 2003
B.A., SUNY Geneseo, 1992

Areas of Specialization:
Ancient Mediterranean History, Ancient Warfare, Classical Archaeology

Courses Taught (so far!):

HIS 100: The West in the World to 1500 CE
HIS 370: The Roman Republic
HIS 370: Roman Slavery
HIS 370: Alexander the Great

Current Research Projects:
Beyond the Phalanx: Hoplites at War in Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, 432-404 BC;

"The Hoplite Ethos: Manliness, Honor, Patriotism and the Phenomenon of Draft-Dodging in Fifth Century Athens";
"Despair, Denial, and Recrimination: Thucydides and the Athenian Catastrophe at Syracuse, 413 BCE";
"The Theban Hegemony and the Myth of Boeotian Federalism 479-373 BCE";
"Urban Battlefields in the Peloponnesian War, 432-404 BCE";
"Atrocity and War: Ruses, Stratagems, and Dirty Tricks in Ancient Greek Warfare"

Honors, Awards, Distinctions:
Johnson-Thomas History Graduate Fellowship, University of Washington, 2008-2010;
Wilstadter/Snow-Smith Award, University of Washington, 2007
Lawrence J. Roseman Fellowship in Ancient History, University of Washington, 2005-2006
Thomas M. Power Endowed Prize for Excellence in History, University of Washington, 2006
Harlowe Hardinge Foundation Scholarship - University of Washington, 2004-2005