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Alice in Thetis

Name: Alice Swift Riginos

Born: May 27, 1941 in Cincinnati, Ohio

Died: December 30, 2019 in Washington, DC

Citizenship: U.S.A.

Family Status: Married, two children


2008 to 2018: Editor of the International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation's monthly publication IWMF Torch.
1982 to 2004: Associate Professor of Classics, Howard University.
1983 to 1984: Junior Fellow, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University.
1976 to 1982: Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Howard University.
1975 to 1976: Lecturer, Department of Classics, Howard University


1974: Ph.D., Department of Greek and Latin, Columbia University.
1966: M.A., Classical Archaeology, University of Chicago.
1964 to 1965: Member, American School of Classical Studies at Athens (Edward L. Ryerson Traveling Fellow, University of Chicago).
1963: B.A. Ancient History, University of Chicago.

Area of Expertise:

Greek and Roman Studies; Ancient Biography.


1963, 1964, 1966, 1968: Kenchreai, Greece.
1965: Corinth, Greece.
1961, 1962: Sardis, Turkey (volunteer).

Major Publications:

Platonica: the Anecdotes Concerning the Life and Writings of Plato, Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition III (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1976).
“The Wounding of Philip II of Macedon: Fact and Fabrication,” Journal of Hellenic Studies 114 (1994) 103-119.

Related Affiliations:

American Philological Association; Institute of Nautical Archaeology.
Hellenic Institute of Marine Archaeology.
Classical Association of the Atlantic States.
The Washington Classical Society
Eta Sigma Phi, Honorary Member.

AIA Affiliations:

1966 to 2019: Life Member.
1999 to 2005: General Trustee.
2001 to 2005: Ombudsperson.
1992 to 1996: Regional Symposia Subcommittee (Chair 1999-2005).
1992 to 1995: Lecture Program Committee.
1991 to 1995, 1999 to 2005: Societies and Membership Committee.
1999 to 2005: Professional Responsibilities Committee.
1999 to 2005: Hanfmann Lecture Subcommittee.
1999 to 2006: Howland Lecture Coordinator, Washington Society.
1990 to 1994: President, Washington D.C. Society.
1985 to 1990: Program Coordinator, Washington D.C. Society.