Lucas Herchenroeder

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Classics
Email Office PED 130P Office Phone (213) 740-3685

Research & Practice Areas

Classical and Hellenistic literature and culture, intellectual history, the history of science


  • Ph.D. Classics, University of Southern California, 2010
  • M.A. Classics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2003
  • B.A. Classics, Philosophy, Loyola College, 1997
  • PostDoctoral Appointments

    • Junior Research Fellow, Durham University, 2012 – 2014
    • Dornsife Distinguished Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, University of Southern California, 2010 – 2012
  • Summary Statement of Research Interests

    Lucas Herchenroeder received his PhD in Classics from the University of Southern California in 2010, after having completed an MA in Classics at the University of Maryland, College Park in 2003. His research interests concern the literature and culture of late classical and Hellenistic Greece, with emphasis especially on the history of historical thought and the culture of science. His current book project considers the interaction among historical and scientific thinkers in the development of the historical discipline in the fourth and third centuries BCE.