• The Pregnant Male as Myth and Metaphor in Classical Greek Literature (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012)(paperback edition, 2014)

Reviews of the book may be found at Choice 50 (2013) 2511 (J. S. Louzonis); Bryn Mawr Classical Review 11.10 (2013)(Y. Hong); Glotta 86 (2014) 201-06 (des Bouvrie); Journal of Hellenic Studies 134 (2014) 173-74 (D. Kokkini); Classical Review Online 11.13.2014 (S. Sandford); Journal of the History of Sexuality 24 (2015) 159-61 (J. Mayock); Classical Journal Online 2015.02.11 (T. Joseph); Phoenix 68 (2014) 162-64 (M-P. Krück); Cadmo (2016)(N. Rodrigues)




  • "Sacred Band of Thebes," in H. Chiang, ed. Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History (Farmington Hills, MI: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2019)(in press)
  • "Achilles in Love: Politics and Desire in Aeschylus' Myrmidons," in L. Pratt and C. Sampson, eds., Engaging Classicsl Texts in the Contemporary World: from Narratology to Reception (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2018) 51-70
  • "Plato and the Philosophical Dialogue," in E. McCallum and M. Tuhkanen, eds., Cambridge History of Gay and Lesbian Literature (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014) 34-50
  • "Sexuality in Military Contexts," in T. Hubbard, ed., A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities (Malden,MA: Wiley Blackwell, 2014) 230-43
  • "Male Improvisation in the Cult of Eileithyia on Paros," in M. Parca and A. Tzanetou, eds.,Finding Persephone: Women's Rituals in the Ancient Mediterranean (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007) 252-7:  winner of Paul Rehak Prize for 2008, awarded by the Lambda Classical Caucus for best article of the year in the field of Classics on ancient sexuality and gender roles
  • "Ritual? What Ritual?" in A. Barchiesi et al., eds., Rituals in Ink: A Conference on Religion and Literary Production in Ancient Rome (Munich: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004) 149-53
  • "Adolescent Hair-cutting Rituals in Ancient Greece: a Sociological Approach," in D. Dodd and C. Faraone, eds., Initiation in Ancient Greek Rituals and Narratives: New Critical Perspectives(London: Routledge, 2003) 109-29
  • "The Legend of the Sacred Band," in M. Nussbaum and J. Sihvola, eds., The Night of Reason: Erotic Experience and Sexual Ethics in Ancient Greece and Rome (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002) 143-69
  • "Leukippos [1-4]," in H. Canck and H. Schneider, eds., Der neue Pauly: Enzyklopädie der Antike, vol. 7 (Stuttgart 1999) 106
  • "Leukippiden," in H. Canck and H. Schneider, eds., Der neue Pauly: Enzyklopädie der Antike, vol. 7 (Stuttgart 1999) 106
  • "Solon on the Beach: Some Pragmatic Functions of the Limen in Initiatory Myth and Ritual," in M. Padilla, ed., Rites of Passage in Ancient Greece: Literature, Religion, Society (special issue of Bucknell Review)(1999) 247-77
  • "Senecan Catoptrics and the Passion of Hostius Quadra (Sen. nat. 1)," Materiali e Discussioni 41 (1998) 127-60
  • "Plautus, Stichus 155ff: a Greek Parody of Plato's Symposium?" Mnemosyne 50 (1997) 271-80
  • "The Perils of Leukippos: Initiatory Transvestism and Male Gender Ideology in the Ekdusia at Phaistos," Classical Antiquity 14 (1995) 130-63



  • select translations of ancient Greek texts in T, Hubbard, ed., Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: a Sourcebook of Basic Documents in Translation (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003)


Book Reviews

  • review of W. Penrose, Postcolonial Amazons: Female Masculinity in Ancient Greek and Sanskrit Literature (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) in American Historical Review 123.4 (2018) 1365-1366
  • review of A. Scholtz, Concordia Discors: Eros and Dialogue in Classical Athenian Literature (Society for Hellenic Studies, 2008) in Classical Bulletin 84 (2008) 104-05
  • review of L. Brisson, Sexual Ambivalence: Androgyny and Hermaphroditism in Graeco-Roman Antiquity (Berkeley 2002) in Scholia 12 (2003) 145-48
  • review of C. Calame, The Poetics of Eros in Ancient Greece, in Journal of the History of Sexuality 9 (2000) 494-97
  • review of C. Williams, Roman Homosexuality, in Journal of Homosexuality 40 (2000) 163-68