Thomas Habinek (December 25, 1953 – January 19, 2019) was an American classical scholar.

He specialized in Latin literature and Roman cultural history.

Life and career

Habinek received his AB in classics from Princeton University in 1975,[1] and later completed his PhD in classical philology from Harvard University in 1981.[1]

He was a professor of classics at University of Southern California[1] from 1992 – 2019, and received two fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies and the Associates' Award for Excellence in Teaching.[1] He died on January 19, 2019, at the age of 65.[2]


Some of his books are:


  1. ^ a b c d "Faculty Profile > USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences".
  2. ^ Hardesty, Greg. "Web In Memoriam: Thomas Habinek". USC Dornsife. Retrieved 26 January 2019.