1977. “A Note on Catullus, c. 71.4,” Philologus 121: 308-12.

1978. “Servius and idonei auctores,”American Journal of Philology 99: 181-209.

1980.  “Macrobius and Servius: Verecundia and the Grammarian's Function,” Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 84: 219-62.

1980. “The Grammarian's Authority,” Classical Philology 75: 216-41.

1983. “The Salaries of Libanius,” Chiron 13: 37-59.

1983. Vie et miracles de Sainte Thècle II.38: The Son(s) of Alypius,” Analecta Bollandiana 101: 301-3.

1983. “P. Panop. 14.25,” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 51: 132-34.

1983. “The Date of FD III,1.206,” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 51: 131-32.

1983. “Notes on ‘Primary’ and ‘Secondary’ Education in Late Antiquity,” Transactions of the American Philological Association 113: 323-46.

1983. “The Echo of a Chaste Obscenity: Verg. E. VI.26 and Symm. Ep. VI.22.1,” American Journal of Philology 104: 395-97.

1983. “The ‘Wandering Poet’ and the Governor,” Phoenix 37: 152-58.

1983. “Tommaso Schifaldo's Libellus de indagationibus grammaticis,” Humanistica Lovaniensia 32: 107-56 (with Susan Noakes).

1984. “A Reconsideration of ‘Gratian's School-Law,’” Hermes 112: 100-114.

1984. “A Schoolboy's Burlesque from Cyrene?” Mnemosyne 37: 457-58.

1986. Humanitas and Roman Education,” Storia della Storiagrafia 9: 5-15.

1986. “Islands in the Stream: The Grammarians of Late Antiquity,” Historiographia Linguistica: International Journal for the History of Linguistics 13: 323-42 (= The History of Linguistics in the Classical Period, Amsterdam Studies in the Theory and History of Linguistic Science, Series 3: Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, vol. 46, ed. Daniel J. Taylor (Amsterdam and Philadelphia, 1987), pp. 149-68).

1993. “La funzione del ‘grammaticus,’” in Storia di Roma, vol. 6 (Turin: Einaudi), pp.  75-86.

1997. “Geschichte der Philologie im Rom,” in Einleitung in die lateinische Philologie, ed. F. Graf (Leipzig: B. G. Teubner), pp. 3-16 (= “Storia della filologia a Roma,” in Introduzione alla filoliga Latina [Rome: Salerno Editrice, 2003], pp. 19-35).

1997. “The Shame of the Romans,” Transactions of the American Philological Association 127: 1-19 (Presidential Address of the APA).

1997. “Fruitful Disputes: Controversy and Its Consequences in the (More or Less) Recent History of Classical Studies”: introduction to the proceedings of a Presidential Panel organized for the meetings of the American Philological Association in 1996 and published in Transactions of the American Philological Association 127: 345-47, with papers by G.W. Most, G. W. Bowersock, C. A. Stray, and N. B. Kampen following.

1998. “Becoming ‘CICERO’,” in Style and Tradition: Studies in Honor of Wendell Clausen, ed. P. E. Knox and C. Foss (Stuttgart: B. G. Teubner), pp. 250-65.

2001.  “Controlling Reason: Declamation in Rhetorical Education at Rome,” Education in Greek and Roman Antiquity, ed. Y. L. Too (Leiden: E. J. Brill), pp. 317-37.

2001. “The Dynamics of Fastidium and the Ideology of Disgust,” Transactions of the American Philological Association 113: 143-89.

2002. The Taxonomy of Patience, or When is Patientia not a Virtue?,Classical Philology 97. 131-42.

2002. Invidia and the End of Georgics 1,” Phoenix 56: 275-95.

2003.Invidia, νεμεσις, φθονος, and the Roman Emotional Economy,” in Envy, Spite, and Jealousy: The Rivalrous Emotions in Ancient Greece, ed. David Konstan and Keith Rutter (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press), pp. 253-76.

2005. “The Passions,” in A Companion to Latin Literature, ed. Stephen J. Harrison (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing), pp. 319-30.

2009. “Some Passionate Performances in Late Republican Rome,” in A Companion to Ancient Political Thought, ed. R. Balot (London: Routledge, 2009), pp. 308-20.


1983. Review of L. Holtz, Donat et la tradition de l'enseignement grammatical, in Speculum 58: 478-84.

1985. Review of R. L. Wilken, The Christians as the Romans Saw Them, in The Journal of Religion 65: 449.

1985. Review of V. Law, The Insular Latin Grammarians, in Historiographia Linguistica 12: 433-41.

1989. Review of F. A. G. Beck, Bibliography of Greek Education and Related Topics, in Echos du Monde Classique / Classical Views 33: 86-89.

1989. Review of Ward W. Briggs, Jr., ed., The Letters of Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, in Echos du Monde Classique / Classical Views 33: 422-26.

1995. Review of J.-W. Beck, ed., Terentianus Maurus: ‘De syllabis,’ in International Journal of the Classical Tradition 1: 10-12.

1996. Review of Lewis A. Sussman, The Declamations of Calpurnius Flaccus, in Classical Philology 91: 84-89.

2001. Review of Carlin A. Barton, Roman Honor: The Fire in the Bones: Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2001.09.02.  

2002. Review of Margaret Graver, Cicero on the Emotions: Tusculan Disputations 3 and 4: Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2002.09.15.

2005. Review of Jonathan Powell and Jeremy Paterson (ed.), Cicero the Advocate: Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2005.07.23.

2006. Review of David Konstan, The Emotions of the Ancient Greeks: Studies in Aristotle and Classical Literature: Notre Dame Philosophical Review. 2006.09.05.

2007. Review of Myles McDonnell, Roman Manliness: Virtus and the Roman Republic: Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2007.02.08.

2009. Review of Fay Glinister et al., edd., Verrius, Festus, & Paul. Lexicography, Scholarship, and Society: Classical Review 59.1 (2009): 169-71.