Carey Seal is an assistant professor of classics at the University of California, Davis. He received his Ph.D. in classics from Princeton University and his B.A. in classics from Yale University. His research interests are in Latin literature and Greek and Roman intellectual history. He is currently at work on a book entitled Philosophy and Community in Seneca’s Prose. He has written for the Literary Encyclopedia on Cicero’s speech in defense of Lucius Licinius Murena (article published August 2010) and on Lucretius (in progress).