John L. Friend
Department of Classics Home Address:
University of Texas at Austin 7630 Wood Hollow Drive
Austin, TX 78712 Apt. 386,
512-471-2740 Austin, TX 78731-2286
FAX: 512-471-4111 512-502-1242
otago@mail.utexas.edu

Education

Present Doctoral Candidate, Department of Classics, University of Texas at Austin
2001           Master of Arts with Distinction, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
(Master's Thesis: The Fighting Manner of Javelin-men and other light troops and their Effectiveness in Greek Warfare from the Beginning of the Peloponnesian War to the Second Battle of Mantinea)
1999 Bachelor of Arts with Honours (First Class), University of Canterbury, New Zealand
1999 Bachelor of Arts, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
1993 Bachelor of Science, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Employment

2004(Fall) Assistant Instructor, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Classics - Course: First Year Latin
2004 (Spring) Assistant Instructor, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Classics - Course: First Year Latin
2003 (Fall) Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Classics - Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory
2003 (Spring) Assistant Instructor, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Classics - Course: First Year Latin
2002 (Fall) Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Classics - Course: Greek History
2002 (Summer)           Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Classics - Course: Greek Mythology
2002 (Spring) Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Classics - Course: Greek Mythology
2001 (Fall) Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Classics - Course: Greek History
2000 Tutor, University of Canterbury, Department of Classics, New Zealand - Course: Greek History
1999/2000 Instructor, University of Canterbury, Department of Classics, New Zealand - Course: Intensive Greek
1999 Tutor, University of Canterbury, Department of Classics, New Zealand - Course: Greek History

Honours and Awards

2001 University of Canterbury Doctoral Scholarship, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
2000 University Prize, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
1999           University of Canterbury Masters' Scholarship, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
1998 Alabaster Scholarship, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Papers

2004           'The notion of a fair fight in Ancient Greece and in Modern Warfare', Achilles in Iraq: the Contribution of Greece to Modern Understandings of War and Peace, University of Missouri at St. Louis, 16-17 April.
2001 'The Javelin in Greek Warfare', New Zealand Classical Studies Postgraduate Conference, University of Canterbury, 2-3 July.
2000 'Innovation from Disaster: The Spartan "Running-out" Tactic', New Zealand Classical Studies Postgraduate Conference, Victoria University, 10-11 April.

Other Work

2004           Consultant for the Discovery Channel's Unsolved History documentary, The Trojan Horse.

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