Jennifer Gerrish

Associate Professor

Address: Randolph Hall 306B
Phone: 843.953.5713


Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2012
A.B. Vassar College, 2005

Research Interests

Roman history and historiography; civil war; intertextuality and allusion in historiography



Forthcoming (2022). The Gallic Wars Books 5 and 6: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary. Aris & Phillips Classical Texts, Liverpool University Press.
2019.  Sallust's Histories and Triumviral Historiography: Confronting the End of History. Routledge.


2021. “Sertorius and Civilis: Rome and Exile in Tacitus’ Histories,” Classical Journal 116.4: 473-498.
2018. “The Blessed Isles and 'What If?' History in Sallust.” Histos 12: 49-70.
2018. “Heroic Resonances in Caesar's Bellum Gallicum 5,” Classical World 111.3: 351-370.
2016. "monstruosa species: Scylla, Spartacus, Sextus Pompeius and Civil War in Sallust's Histories." Classical Journal 111.2: 193-217.
2013. "civitatem recipit: Responding to Revolt in Thucydides Book 3 and Caesar Bellum Gallicum 7, ” New England Classical Journal 40.2: 69-85.


Forthcoming in Journal of Roman Studies (2021). Review: Carsten Hjort Lange and Frederik Juliaan Vervaet, eds., The Historiography of Late Republican Civil War.
2021. Review: William Batstone and Andrew Feldherr, eds., Sallust. Histos 15: xxviii-xxxiii.
2021. Review: Fred Drogula, Cato the Younger: Life and Death at the End of the Republic. Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek and Roman Political Thought 38: 172-174.
2019. Review of Annika Domainko, Uncertainty in Livy and Velleius: Time, Hermeneutics and Roman Historiography. Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2019.02.43,
2019. Review of Catalina Balmaceda, Virtus Romana: Politics and Morality in the Roman Historians. The Historian 81: 160-162.
2015. Review of A. La Penna and R. Funari , C. Sallusti Crispi Historiae I: fragmenta 1.1-145. Texte und Kommentare, Bd 51. Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2015.10.05, http://www.
2011. Review of Stéphane Benoist, Anne Daguet-Gagey, Christine Hoët-van-Cauwenberghe, Sabine Lefebvre (edd.), Mémoires partagées, mémoires disputées: écriture et réécriture de l'histoire, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.2.47, 2011-02-47.html.