Outreach, Op-Eds, and Popular-Press Publications

  1. 2021True GritThe New Criterion. (On Cicero’s Tusculan Disputations)
  2. 2021Elevator LatinInMediasRes
  3. 2021Thirteen Dad Jokes from Ancient Rome for Father’s DayInMediasRes
  4. 2021The Real Source Behind “Sic Semper Tyrannis.” InMediasRes
  5. 2020The Art of Slander: How to Create a Masterpiece, Troll your Enemies, and Win BiglyClassical Wisdom Litterae (part 1part 2)
  6. 2020The Rules of Drinking: The long history of drinking games – and how to win themHistory Today and Time Magazine
  7. 2020Ancient advice for drinking at home during coronavirus self-quarantineUSA Today
  8. 2020Did Psychosurgery Start out as a Joke? PsychologyToday.com
  9. 2020The Epic Battle for Mental Health and Inner PeacePsychologyToday.com
  10. 2019Where Does Mental Illness Come From? PsychologyToday.com
  11. 2019The Twisted Tale of The Pig WarInMediasRes.
  12. 2019Action Figures in Classical LiteratureEzra.
  13. 2019Classical Lessons in Business Education: What is the Duty of a Company? LinkedIn. With Devin Bigoness.
  14. 2018Twitter has become the modern-day Colosseum. Fortune.
  15. 2018Easter Eggs in the AeneidInMediasRes
  16. 2018Watermarking the AeneidInMediasRes
  17. 2018The Magic Spear Theory of Aeneid 12InMediasRes
  18. 2018Back to the Future in Virgil’s AeneidInMediasRes
  19. 2018Secrets of a Lost Art, part 2: ChronogramsInMediasRes
  20. 2018Secrets of a Lost Art, part 1: Latin AnagramsInMediasRes.
  21. 2018Classical Lessons in Business Education: Six Leadership Insights from the Trial of SocratesLinkedIn. With Devin Bigoness.
  22. 2018The Mythic Origin of a Famous Wine: The Ballad of Old Falernus. InMediasRes. Translation from Silius Italicus’ Punica 7. (Professional audio reading by voice actor Laura Richcreek added in 2020.)
  23. 2017. (with Skye Shirley) “Classics.”  Humanities in Class: How to Think and Learn in the Humanities73-104. National Humanities Center.
  24. 2017“Ergasilus’ Monologue (Plautus, Captivi 69-87).” Translation from the Latin. Minerva Journal, 1.
  25. 2017“What is the Best Way to Learn Latin?” Moderated conversation on Eidolon.
  26. 2016“Wine Critics: Everything Old is New Again.” The Huffington Post. With Justine Vanden Heuvel (on Pliny the Elder’s recommendations for wine)
  27. 2016“Growing Old with Latin.” Moderated conversation on Eidolon.
  28. 2016‘Hack your Latin’ series. Medium.com. Six short articles addressed to Latin teachers, students, graduate students, and enthusiasts everywhere: Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.
  29. 2015‘American Bacchae,’ Eidolon.
  30. 2015‘Straight Talk on Gay Marriage in Ancient Rome: The Perils of Precedent,’ Eidolon
  31. 2015. ‘Aeneas in Palestine,’ Eidolon.
  32. 2014‘On the Acronym Origin of the Phrase Hep! Hep!,’ to appear as an appendix to an article published by colleagues at Weill Cornell Medical School.
  33. 2014Report on the August 8, 2014, ‘Celebration of the Life and Work of Thomas Szasz’, Everson Museum, in Syracuse, New York, for Szasz.com
  34. 2012‘Happy End mit Brautschatz,’ Gülzower Gemeindebrief (local church bulletin of Gülzow, Germany) 191 (November 2012, translated from the English by Ilka Weihmann)
  35. 2012‘“Goldtopf” in Kopenhagen entdeckt,’ Gülzower Gemeindebrief 188 (February 2012, tr. Mona Eikel-Pohen)
  36. 2002. “Iter Arpinas,” New England Classical Journal 29, 102-3.