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Northwest Missouri State University

Dr. Dawn Gilley

Dr. Dawn Gilley



66 Valk


660.562.1241 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2009

Assistant Professor


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

Courses Taught

  • HUM 102 Western Civilization I
  • HUM 341 Greek Civilization
  • HUM 342 Roman Civilization
  • HIST 503 The Middle Ages
  • HIST 506 The Renaissance & Reformation

Academic Interest

  • Hellenistic & Roman History
  • Gender and Identity Studies
  • Greek and Roman rhetoric

Scholarly Activity

  • "Andreia and Agôn and the Scars of War:  Philip II and Alexander the Great" presented at the 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 in Classical Bulletin 85.2 (2010), 127-129.

Student Group Advisement

  • History Club
  • Phi Alpha Theta

Other Professional Experiences

  • Leading May, 2012 Study Tour to Italy & Greece