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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Dawn Gilley

Dr. Dawn Gilley

Email

Office

66 Valk

Phone

660.562.1839
660.562.1241 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2009

Associate Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. History; University of Missouri-Columbia, 2009
  • M.A. Classics (Greek); University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2003
  • B.A. History; Baylor University, 2000

Courses Taught

  • HUM 102 Western Civilization, I
  • HUM 162 Comparative Religions
  • HUM 380 Special Topics: Ethnicity and Identity in the Ancient World
  • HIST 301 The Historian’s Craft & Its Uses
  • HIST 305 The Ancient World
  • HIST 341 Greek Civilization
  • HIST 342 Roman Civilization
  • HIST 401 Senior Seminar
  • HIST 503 The Middle Ages
  • HIST 506 The Renaissance and Reformation
  • HIST 591 Research Seminar

Academic Interest

  • Greek and Roman History
  • Greek and Roman Rhetoric
  • Age of Alexander the Great
  • Politics and Rhetoric of Imperialism
  • Ancient Ethnicity and Identity
  • Ancient and Medieval Religious Practice

Scholarly Activity

  • “The Latin Alexander: Constructing Roman Identity” in A Companion to the Reception of Alexander the Great. Kenneth Moore (ed.). Leiden: Brill, 2017. (Forthcoming).
  • “Macedonian Empire.”  The Encyclopedia of Empire. 1-8 John M. MacKenzie and Nigel Dalziel (eds.).  New York:  Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.
  • “Kingdom of Epirus.”  The Encyclopedia of Empire. 1-2. John M. MacKenzie and Nigel Dalziel (eds.).  New York:  Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.
  • Review:  Ian Worthington, By the Spear. Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Rise and Fall of the Macedonian Empire (New York:  Oxford University Press, 2014) in The Classical Review 65.2 (Oct. 2015), 506-508.
  • Presented “The Ironic Alexander:  Plutarch’s Alexander Declamations,” European Studies Conference, Omaha, NE (2013).
  • Presented “Andreia and Agôn and the Scars of War:  Philip II and Alexander the Great,” European Studies Conference, Omaha, NE (2010).
  • “Alexander the Great, Macedonia and Asia” co-authored with Ian Worthington, in J. Roisman and I. Worthington (eds.), A Companion to Ancient Macedonia (New York:  Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), 186-207.
  • Review: Waldemar Heckel and Lawrence A. Tritle, eds., Alexander the Great: A New History (Malden, MA, 2009) in Classical Bulletin 85.2 (2010), 127-129.
  • Review:  John Buckler and Hans Beck, Central Greece and the Politics of Power in the Fourth Century (Cambridge, UK, 2008) in Ancient History Bulletin 23 (2009), 154-157. (Published in 2011).
  • “Strato (168)." Brill’s New Jacoby. Ian Worthington (ed.). Leiden:  Brill, 2009, rev. 2017.
  • “Herakleitos of Lesbos (167)." Brill’s New Jacoby. Ian Worthington (ed.). Leiden:  Brill, 2009, rev. 2017.
  • “Demodamas of Halikarnassos (428),” Brill’s New Jacoby. Ian Worthington (ed.). Leiden:  Brill, 2009, rev. 2017.
  • Presented “The Rhetorical Image of Philip II and Alexander III,” Mid-America Conference on History, Springfield, MO (2008).
  • Presented “Rhetorical Wounds:  The War Wounds of Philip II and Alexander III,” Fourth International Symposium on Alexander the Great, Clemson University, SC (2008).
  • Review: R. Stoneman, Alexander the Great: A Life in Legend (New Haven, 2008), Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.09.19.
  • Review: W. Heckel, L. Tritle, P. Wheatley (eds.), Alexander’s Empire: From Formulation to Decay (Claremont, CA, 2007), Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2008.03.18.
  • “Alexander and the Carmanian March of 324 BC,” Ancient History Bulletin (2006), 9-14.
  • “Alexander, Deification, and the Carmanian March of 324 BC,” European Studies Conference, Omaha, NE (2005).
  • Review: W. Heckel and L. Tritle (eds.), Crossroads of History: The Age of Alexander (Claremont, CA, 2003), Bryn Mawr Classical Review2005.03.05.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Missouri in Greece Faculty Exchange (2017)
  • Faculty Senate Secretary (2016)
  • Graduate Program Coordinator (History MA and MS Ed. Teaching History) (2014-2016)
  • Faculty-led Study Tour to Italy, Greece, & Turkey (2012)