B.A. (Classics and Philosophy), St. Olaf College, 2009; M.A., Ph.D. (Classics), University of Virginia, 2011, 2016
Hilary Bouxsein began teaching at St. Olaf in 2017. She specializes in ancient Greek poetry, particularly the work of Homer, Hesiod, and Pindar. She wrote her Ph.D. dissertation on Talking Truth: the Vocabulary of Honesty in Archaic Greek Poetry and contributed a chapter, “Truth be Told: the Rhetoric of Honesty in Odyssey 13-24," to Ab omni parte beatus: Classical Essays in Honor of James M. May (Bolchazy-Carducci, 2017).
In 2016-2017 she served as Lecturer of Classics at Texas A&M University.
Courses in 2018-2019: Semester I = Great Conversation 113 (The Greeks and the Hebrews), Latin 111B (Beginning Latin I); Interim = Great Conversation 115 (The Romans and the Christians); Semester II = Great Conversation 116 (The Medieval Synthesis), Latin 252 (Vergil & Latin Epic)