Thomas Figueira, CHS 1982-83



Name:
Thomas J. Figueira
Email:
 figueira(at)rci.rutgers.edu
Current Title:
Professor (II) of Classics and of Ancient History
 Institution:
Rutgers University
Degrees:
B.A., Fordham University, Bensalem college, 1970
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Group in Ancient History, 1977
 Publications: 
The Power of Money: Coinage and Politics in the
Athenian Empire (Phila.1998); co-author, Wisdom
from the Ancients: Enduring Business Lessons from
The Illustrious Leaders of Ancient Greece and Rome (Boston 2001); editor, Spartan Society (Swansea 2004); “Xen?lasia and Social Control at Sparta,” Classical Quarterly 53 (2003) 44–74.
Website:
http://classics.rutgers.edu/faculty/tjf/tjf.html
CV:
Thomas Figueira CV (64.00 Kb)
CHS Fellowship:
 
1982-83

Brief Bio

Thomas J. Figueira was born on Broadway in Manhattan in 1948 and educated in the public schools of New York City and Poughkeepsie, New York. He received his B.A. in Liberal Arts from Bensalem College of Fordham University in 1970 and his Ph.D. in Ancient History from the University of Pennsylvania in 1977. He is a Professor (II) of Classics and of Ancient History at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick), where he teaches courses in ancient history, Greek, Latin, and classical civilization in the departments of History and Classics and in interdisciplinary programs. He is the author of Aegina (1981), Athens and Aigina in the Age of Imperial Colonization (1991), Excursions in Epichoric History (1993), The Power of Money: Coinage and Politics in the Athenian Empire (1998), co-author of Wisdom from the Ancients (2001); editor of Spartan Society (2004) and co-editor of Theognis of Megara: Poetry and the Polis (1985). He has written numerous articles, chapters, contributions, and reviews.