Carolyn Higbie


Carolyn Higbie.

Carolyn Higbie


Carolyn Higbie


Research Interests

Epic poetry, history and historiography of Ancient Greece

Contact Information

338 Millard Fillmore Academic Complex, North Campus

Buffalo NY, 14261-0026

Phone: (716) 645-0455


  • PhD, Department of Classics, Princeton University, 1987
  • MA, Department of Classics, Oxford University, 1984
  • MA, Department of Classics, Princeton University, 1983

Selected Publications

Cover of "The Lindian Chronicle".
Cover of "Measure and the Music".
Cover of "Collectors, Scholars, and Forgers in the Ancient World".
  • The Lindian Chronicle and the Greek Creation of their Past (Oxford University Press, 2003).
  • “Craterus and the Use of Inscriptions in Ancient Scholarship,” TAPA 129 (1999) 43-83.
  • “The Bones of a Hero, The Ashes of a Politician: Athens, Salamis, and the Usable Past,” Classical Antiquity 16 (1997) 278-307.

Offices in Professional Organizations

  • Chair, Committee on Admissions and Fellowships, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, 1999-2001

Honors and Awards

  • National Humanities Center Fellowship, 2003-2004

Undergraduate Courses

Introductory Greek; Alexander the Great; the Ancient Theatre

Graduate Courses

Greek Syntax and Stylistics; History of Greek Literature; Herodotus; Historiography