Christopher S. Welser

Faculty Fellow in Classics

Office: Lovejoy 201 [ campus map ]
Phone: 207-859-4164
Fax: 207-859-4705
Office Hours:
W 10:00-12:00, Th 3:00-4:00
Welser, Christopher S.


  • Ph.D. in Classics, Brown University
  • M.A. in Latin and Greek, University of Maryland College Park
  • B.A. in Economics, Swarthmore College

Areas of Expertise

  • Ancient History and Historiography
  • Didactic Poetry
  • Greek Epigraphy

Current Research

  • Public Finance and Athenian Democracy
  • Nomos and Physis in Herodotus
  • “Astral Imagery in Georgics 4.457-459”


  • "Use of ὡς with the Future Participle in Herodotus as an Indicator of Unfulfilled Expectations”
    Mnemosyne 63.1 (2010), 1-22
  • “Two Didactic Strategies at the End of Herodotus’s Histories (9.108-122)” Classical Antiquity 28.2 (October, 2009), 359-385


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