Thomas Anderson

Thomas Anderson

Part-Time Faculty


3167 Faculty/Administration Building

Curriculum Vitae

Thomas Anderson

Tom received his PhD in Medieval History from Wayne State in 1991 and has been teaching in the History Department, as a GTA, Lecturer, and Part-Time Faculty, since 1981.

Tom teaches the introduction to Ancient World History and Greek and Roman History.. He has developed new courses in Social History of the Roman Empire (His. 5395/7395); Rome and the Barbarians (His. 5345/7345), and The Hellenistic Age (History 5335/7335).


Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  • Greece, Rome, Early Medieval.

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • Ph.D., History, Wayne State University, 1991
  • M.A., History, Wayne State University, 1988
  • B.A., History, Wayne State University, 1980

Selected Publications

Anderson, Thomas. "Roman Military Colonies in Gaul, Salian Ethnogenesis and the Forgotten Meaning of Pactus Legis Salicae 59.5." Early Medieval Europe 4 (1995): 120-144.

Currently Teaching

  • Ancient World History, History 1000

  • History of Rome, His. 5340/Readings, 7340

  • The Hellenistic Age, History 5335/Readings, 7335

  •  History of Greece, History 5330/Readings, 7330  Winter 2018

Courses taught

HIS 1000 - World Civilizations to 1500

HIS 1300 - Europe and the World, 1500 - 1945

HIS 5330/7330 - History of Ancient Greece

HIS 5335/7335 - The Hellenistic Age

HIS 5340/7340 - History of Ancient Rome

HIS 5395/7395 - Rome and the Barbarians