• Socrates in the Vernacular. A book-length study of the uses of the story of Socrates in 20th and 21st century American popular media. Under contract with Harvard University Press. In preparation.
  • “Caryatids on 34th Street,”  a chapter for Classical New York: Greece and Rome in New York City’s Art and Architecture, 1830-1940, Fordham University Press, edited by Matthew McGowen and Elizabeth Macauley-Lewis, forthcoming. 


  • "Shedon Wolin's Politics and Vision" (co-author with Lucy Cane), Oxford Handbook of Classics in Contemporary Political Theory, edited by Jacob Levy. In preparation.
  • "Aristophanes Clouds and the Battle of Delium: a new look at why the poet targets Socrates."  An article in preparation.
  • Military Service in Ancient Greek Political Theory, a book-length study of the central role of soldiering in the Greek conception of citizenship. Under development.
Co-director, Research Workshop in Classical Receptions, Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Now in its 5th year, the workshop is the hub of interdisciplinary conferences, speaker series and research activity.

Director, The Classicizing Chicago Project: a local history of classical antiquity

The digital humanities project includes "The Bosher Collection," a database of performances of Greek and Roman drama on Chicago stages from the 1840s to today and "Atlas," a lively presentation of evidence of the diversity of encounters with classical antiquity that pervade Chicago culture across media and through time.

Advisory Board Member, Classics & Class

An Arts & Humanities Research Council (UK) funded research project directed by Edith Hall and based at King's College, London, investigating class-conscious uses of classical antiquity. C&C maintains a strong digital profile for the public and scholars.

Dramaturge, Socrates Now, Elliniko Theatro (NY and Athens)

Socrates Now, a theatrical recreation of Plato's Apology of Socrates, is being performed all over the world d by Yannis Simonides.  Con-sti-tu-tion, a theatrical adaption of the arc of the argument of Plato's Republic is in preparation.