McCarthy, Brendan
Lecturer - History & Political Science
History 420R Syllabus
Last Updated: 10/24/18 -

Brendan recieved his PhD in Ancient History from the Ohio State University in 2018. His dissertation "Going Viral in Ancient Rome: Spreading and Controlling Information in the Roman Republic" examines how gossip was used as a form of mass-communication among Rome's elite and non-elite. He has also published on the late antique letter-writer Avitus of Vienne and the Roman emperor Augustus.

Spring 2019 Courses:

History 420R: Violence and War in the Ancient World
MWF 8:00-8:50
See tentative syllabus to the right

History 3140: The Roman Empire
MWF 12:00-12:50

History 1500: World History to 1500
006: MW 1:00-2:15
007: MWF 9:00-9:50
008: MWF 10:00-10:50

Fall 2018 Schedule:

Office Hours
MWF 11:00-12:00 or by appointment

History 3130: The Roman Republic
MWF 8:00-8:50

History 3110: Greek History
MW 1:00-2:15

History 1500: World History to 1500
001: MWF 9:00-9:50
002: MWF 10:00-10:50
003: TR 11:30-12:45