Allen, Danielle S. 1971-
Allen, Danielle S. 1971-
Born 1971. Education: Princeton University, A.B. (summa cum laude), 1993; King's College, Cambridge, M.Phil. (with first-class honors), 1994, Ph.D. (classics), 1996; Harvard University, M.A., 1998, Ph.D. (political theory), 2001.
Tufts University, adjunct lecturer, 1997; Suffolk University, Boston, MA, adjunct lecturer in integrated studies, 1996-97; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, assistant professor, 1997-2000, associate professor, 2000-03, professor of classics and political science, 2003—, dean of humanities department, 2004—. Member of the institute board of directors at the University of Chicago, 2002—, member of the Illinois Humanities Council board of directors, 2003—; member of Pulitzer Prize board at Columbia University, 2006.
American Political Science Association, American Philological Association, Chicago Political Theory Group, Phi Beta Kappa.
Dada Rylands Prize for Poetry, King's College, Cambridge, 1995; fellow, Franke Institute for the Humanities at the University of Chicago, 1999-2000; fellow, National Science Foundation, 1997; program grants, Illinois Arts Council, 2000-01, 2002-03, and Illinois Humanities Council, 2001-02; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation grant, 2000-06.
The World of Prometheus: The Politics of Punishing in Democratic Athens, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 2000.
Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL), 2004.
Work also includes the sound recording Program 4: Representing the American Lawyer as Rhetor ("The Leon Jaworski Public Program Series"), Sound Reference Center (Madison, WI), 2003. Author of poetry; contributor to academic journals. Book review editor, Classical Philology, 1998-2002. Member of editorial board, Classical Philology, 1998—, and Critical Inquiry, 2002—.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Classical Outlook, summer, 2000, review of The World of Prometheus: The Politics of Punishing in Democratic Athens, p. 164.
Dissent, fall, 2006, Leo Casey, review of Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education, p. 109.
Ethics, July, 2001, review of The World of Prometheus, p. 838.
Greece and Rome, October, 2000, P. Walcot, review of The World of Prometheus, p. 261.
London Review of Books, August 24, 2000, review of The World of Prometheus, p. 3.
Philosophy in Review, August, 2002, review of The World of Prometheus, p. 237.
Political Theory, June, 2002, Morris B. Kaplan, review of The World of Prometheus, p. 449; February, 2006, John Tambornino, review of Talking to Strangers, pp. 141-144.
Times Literary Supplement, December 1, 2000, Rosalind Thomas, review of The World of Prometheus, p. 32.
University of Chicago Department of Classics Web site,http://humanities.uchicago.edu/ (February 21, 2007), faculty biography.