Dr. Rebecca Futo Kennedy
B.A. in Classical Studies from Thurgood Marshall College at the University of California at San Diego, 1997
M.A. in Greek and Latin from The Ohio State University, 1999
Ph.D. in Greek and Latin from The Ohio State University, 2003
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Professor Kennedy's research interests include the political, social, and intellectual history of Classical Athens, Athenian tragedy in its cultural and political contexts, and ethnicity and identity in the ancient world. Her current projects include Race and Ethnicity in the Classical World: An Anthology of Primary Sources (forthcoming with Hackett), Immigrant Women in Athens: Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Classical City (under contract with Routledge), and essays the interactions between geography, ethnography and medicine in the Classical world. She is also the editor of Brill's Companion to the Reception of Aeschylus (Brill Academic Publishers, under contract). Her earlier publications include articles on Aeschylus' tragedies and Athena’s Justice: Athena, Athens and the Concept of Justice in Greek Tragedy (Lang, 2009).
Fall Courses: CLAS 201: Ancient Greece, LAT 111: Elementary Latin, and GRK 111: Elementary Greek
Spring Courses: CLAS 301: Ancient Identities (to be cross-listed with ENVS) and GRK 341: Greek Medical Writers