Classical Studies Faculty Directory

Kendra Eshleman

Associate Professor


“Sophists.” In Oxford Handbook of Ancient Biography, ed. Koen De Temmerman: 335-48. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020.

“Indian Travel and Cultural Self-Location in the Life of Apollonius and the Acts of Thomas.” In Journeys in the Roman East: Imagined and Real, ed. Maren Niehoff, pp. 183-202. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. 2017.

“Then Our Symposium Becomes a Grammar School”: Grammarians in Plutarch’s Table Talk.” Syllecta Classica 24 (2013): 145-71.

The Social World of Intellectuals in the Roman Empire: Sophists, Philosophers, and Christians. Cambridge University Press 2012.

"Becoming Heretical: Affection and Ideology in Recruitment to ‘Heretical’ Christianities.” Harvard Theological Review 104 (2011): 191-216.

"Defining the Circle of Sophists: Philostratus and the Construction of the Second Sophistic.” Classical Philology 103 (2008): 395-413.

“Affection and Affiliation: Social Networks and Conversion to Philosophy.” Classical Journal 103 (2007/08): 147-58.