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Sam Flores

Assistant Professor

Address: Randolph Hall 306C
Phone: 843.953.1998


Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2013

M.A., Ohio State University, 2008

B.A., John Carroll University, 2007

Research Interests

Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato; Greek Political Thought; Greek History and Historiography; Slavery in the Ancient World.

Courses Taught

Ancient Greek (GREK) at all levels

Latin (LATN) at all levels        

Classics in translation (CLAS): "Slavery in Greece and Rome," “Greek Civilization,” "Classical Mythology," “Comedy," "Reading and Writing the Peloponnesian War" (senior research seminar)


Peer-Reviewed Articles

2018. “The Development of Critias in Plato’s Dialogues.” Classical Philology 113.2 (April 2018)

Book Reviews

2018. Review of D. Stuttard, Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens (Harvard UP, 2018), Bryn Mawr Classical Review (

2017. Review of J. Sallis, The Figure of Nature: On Greek Origins (Indianapolis UP, 2016), Bryn Mawr Classical Review (

Professional Blog Posts

2018. "Teaching Ancient Slavery in the South." Society for Classical Studies Blog (

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