Sophia Papaioannou

Sophia Papaioannou (BA Crete, PhD Texas-Austin) is Associate Professor of Latin in the Department of Classics, Faculty of Philology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is the author of Epic Succession and Dissension, Berlin/New York 2005; Redesigning Achilles, Berlin/New York 2007; Plautus, Miles Gloriosus, With an Introduction, Translation and Commentary [in Greek], Athens 2009; she has coedited [with A.K. Petrides] New Perspectives on Postclassical Comedy, NewCastle, UK 2010; and she has published several papers on Catullus, Augustan Poetry (primarily Vergil and Ovid), Imperial Literature (Lucan and Apuleius), Roman Comedy, and the Roman Novel. She is currently finishing a book-length project on Terence and Interpretation, while future research plans include a study on the politics of decision making in Cassius Dio.