Dana Fields


Dana Fields.

Dana Fields


Dana Fields


Research Interests

Greek literature, literature of the Imperial era, ancient politics, history of ideas

Contact Information

338 Millard Fillmore Academic Complex, North Campus

Buffalo NY, 14261-0026

Phone: (716) 645-0463



  • PhD, Department of Classics, Princeton University, 2009
  • MA, Department of Classics, Princeton University, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Frankness, Greek Culture, and the Roman Empire. Forthcoming with Routledge, June 2020.    
  • “Chained Animals and Human Liberty.” Classical World 110.1 (2016): 61–86.
  • “The Reflections of Satire: Lucian and Peregrinus.” Transactions of the American Philological Association 143.1 (2013): 213-35.
  • “Aristides and Plutarch on Self-Praise.” In W. V. Harris and Brooke Holmes (eds.) Aelius Aristides between Greece, Rome, and the Gods. Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition. Leiden: Brill, 2009. 151-72.

Undergraduate Courses

Greek Civilization; Race and Ethnicity in Antiquity; Greek Drama in Translation; Greek language; Latin language.

Graduate Courses

History of Greek Literature; Plutarch; The Greek Novel; Aristophanes and Lucian; Plato and his Literary Legacy.