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Andrew Alwine

Associate Professor and Interim Director of Classics

Address: Randolph Hall 308C
Phone: 843.953.5714


Ph.D., Classical Philology, University of Florida, 2010

M.A., Classical Philology, University of Florida, 2006

B.A., History and Classics, Baylor University, 2004

Research Interests

Greek history (especially politics and law); Greek oratory; ancient historiography.

Courses Taught

Ancient Greek (GREK) at all levels

Latin (LATN) at all levels        

History (HIST): “Ancient Greece,” “Politics and Society in Ancient Greece,” “Ancient Rome,” “Alexander the Great,” "Democracy in the Golden Age of Greece"

Classics in translation (CLAS): “Greek Civilization,” “History of the Classical World,” "Epic," “Classical Greece” (study abroad course)

Freshman Seminar (FYSM): “Citizenship: Ancient and Modern”



Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens, 2015 (University of Texas Press)


“The Soul of Oligarchy: The Rule of the Few in Ancient Greece,” forthcoming in TAPA 148.2 (2018)

“Freedom and Patronage in the Athenian Democracy,” Journal of Hellenic Studies 136 (2016) 1-17

“The Non-Homeric Cyclops in the Homeric Odyssey,” GRBS 49 (2009) 323–333

“A Hyperbolic Statement: Propertius IV.1.38,” Philologus 155.2 (2011) 379–382