(on leave 2014-15)


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Areas of Interest

  • A Greek historian and philologist with special interests in the construction and maintenance of regional, ethnic and gender identities in Archaic and Classical Greece. Future interests include issues of kingship and gender in Herodotus; ethnic identities and audience expectation in the poetry of Pindar; Euripides and the sophists; Odysseus in Greek tragedy; Greek history, all centuries and millennia!

Selected Publications

Professor Larson has published a book on late Archaic Boiotian Identity (Franz Steiner Verlag, 2007) and articles on the Odyssey, Herodotus, Sappho, and Boiotian epigraphy (GRBS; CJ; ZPE; Mnemosyne).


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