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Susan Shapiro

Susan Shapiro

Department of History

Associate Professor - Herodotus, Greek intellectual history, Catullus, classical reception

Contact Information

Office Location: Old Main 323D

Phone: 435-797-2091

Dr. Susan O. Shapiro is Associate Professor of History and Classics at Utah State University.  She is also the editor of Mediterranean Studies, a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on Mediterranean history and culture from antiquity to the present.  She has published articles on Herodotus, Greek intellectual history, Pasolini's Medea, and Catullus' poetry, as well as a student edition of Cicero's Catilinarian Orations.  Her current project is a book-length monograph on the role of advice in Herodotus' Histories.


Research Interests:  Herodotus, Greek intellectual history, Catullus, classical reception.


Teaching Interests:  All levels of Greek and Latin, Greek and Roman history through film, Classical mythology, Greek intellectual history, Latin pedagogy.



*  PhD in Classics - The University of Texas at Austin, 1992

*  MA in Classics - Brown University, 1982

*  BA in History - The University of Rochester, 1974