Our Team


Ayelet Haimson Lushkov

Principal Collaborator

Ayelet Haimson Lushkov (Ph.D. Yale) is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin. She studies the Latin literature of ancient Rome, focusing especially on historical accounts of the Roman republic. Her first book, Magistracy and the Historiography of the Roman Republic: Politics in Prose (Cambridge) appeared in 2015. Her second, You Win or You Die: The Ancient World of Game of Thrones (I.B. Tauris), is forthcoming in 2017. She is currently working on two book projects on Livy’s monumental history of ancient Rome, the first systematic study of Livy’s citation practices and the first English commentary since the nineteenth century on Book 22. She is co-editor, with William Brockliss, Pramit Chaudhuri and Katherine Wasdin, of Reception and the Classics: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Classical Tradition (Cambridge, 2012), and her work has also appeared in The Huffington Post, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and The Guardian.