Job Title
Assistant Professor of Classics
Tommaso Gazzarri
Office Location
Lamont House
Ph.D., Yale University
M.Phil., Yale University
M.A., Yale University
M.A., Johns Hopkins University
B.A., University degli Studi de Pisa


In 2010 he published an introduction, translation, and commentary of Seneca’s De Brevitate Vitae, and in 2014  a new edition of Plautus’ late comedies. He is currently completing a book-length project on the theory and practice of metaphors in Seneca’s prose. He is a 2017-18 recipient of a Loeb Classical Library Foundation Fellowship from Harvard University.

Research interests

His research interests focus on Roman Stoicism, ancient science, and silver Latin literature.


His course offerings include Roman law, a history of ancient sexuality and gender, and engineering in the ancient world.