Dr. John Thorburn holds a Ph.D. in Classical Literature from the University of Colorado, a Master's in Classical Humanities from Texas Tech, and a Bachelor's in Secondary Education from Baylor. He has published on Greek tragedy, Greek comedy, Greek and Roman history, and a variety of subjects related to the classical world. He is the author of The Alcestis of Euripides (2002) and the Facts on File Companion to Classical Drama (2005).