Edith Foster
Edith Foster
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center

Edith Foster
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty


Edith Foster holds a BA and an MA from the University of Toronto, and a PhD from the University of Chicago. She has published on Thucydides and Lucretius in the American Journal of Philology. Other articles have appeared in Humanitas and Academe. In addition, she has published book reviews in Classical PhilologyBryn Mawr Classical Reviews, and Gnomon. A monograph, Pericles and Athenian Imperialism in Thucydides, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2010, and she is the co-editor (with Donald Lateiner) of an edited volume on Thucydides and Herodotus (Thucydides and Herodotus: Connections, Divergences, and Reception), under consideration with Oxford University Press.

Research Areas

Ancient History


PhD, University of Chicago
MA, University of Toronto
BA, University of Toronto

Courses Taught

AHG 660 - The Classical Influence on American Political Thought