Thomas J Cole
Instructor of Classical Studies

Tom is a Ph.D. student finishing up a dissertation on political thought in Tacitus’ minor works (DialogusGermania, and Agricola).  His academic interests include Greek and Roman political thought and rhetoric, Latin love poetry, and the reception of political thought, especially in early America.  Tom has attended Latin and Greek immersion programs to help him adapt active-learning methods to teaching classical languages.

Before graduate school, Tom was a lawyer specializing in business litigation.  For this reason, he is interested in how an education in the classics overlaps with a legal education.  He has an A.B. in Classics and Government from Franklin & Marshall College, an M.A. from Columbia University, and a J.D. from Drexel University, where he was on the board of the law review.

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Tuesday & Thursday 4:30–5:30, by appointment, and whenever you see me on campus.
Office Location: Page 209

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