Edwin Carawan (ECarawan@missouristate.edu)

            Professor, Modern and Classical Languages Missouri State University,  Springfield MO 65804   [417-836-4831] 

Professional experience                                           

Professor of Classical Languages     Missouri St. Univ.            1985 to the present

     Greek and Latin at all levels, Classical Mythology, Comparative Mythology,

     Greek Civilization, Roman Civilization,  Athenian Democracy   (honors seminar)

     Legacy of Prometheus— GEP 397 ‘capstone’ study of Science and Society

          Drama and Democracy—UHC 397 – Honors Colloquium

     University Award for Teaching                               2004        (Award-winning smile)

On leave from Missouri State 

 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship                                      2010/11

    Sabbatical            2005/6

Visiting Scholar, Univ. of Texas at Austin                                                          1997-99

Visiting Assistant Prof., Dept. of Politics, Catholic University,                      1990-1991

     Washington DC     Ancient and Medieval Political Thought;  Modern Political Thought  (survey)       Aristotle's Politics and Athenian Democracy

Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington DC                                         1989-90


Before Missouri State

Lecturer   at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA                      1984-1985

     Latin Review Grammar, Greek 3-4, and 502 - Attic Orators

Latin instructor   at Ashbrook H. S., Gastonia  NC,                               1982-1984

Visiting Assistant Prof.   at the Univ. of North Carolina                          1981-1982

     at Chapel Hill,             Latin 1-2,  Classics 26 - Etymology

Visiting Assistant Prof. University of the South, Sewanee TN,                 spring 1981

     Greek 4, Latin 2-3

Fellowships  and Sabbaticals:
Visiting Scholar, Dept of Classics, University of Texas, Austin                  1997-99
Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington DC                                            1989-90
Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill                               Ph.D.  (Classics)   Dec. 1980
B.A. cum laude  (Classics, English),  Alexander Prize (Greek translation)                 1974 
M.A. Thesis: 'The Argument kat' ananken  in Thucydides'  (Prof.  George A. Kennedy,  director)  1978 
Ph. D.   Dissertation: Erotesis:  Interrogation in Greek Judicial Debate and Rhetorical Theory             1980
                                      Prof. George A. Kennedy, director.