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
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.
Ancient World History, History 1000
History of Rome, His. 5340/Readings, 7340 Winter 2019
The Hellenistic Age, History 5335/Readings, 7335
History of Greece, History 5330/Readings, 7330 Winter 2018
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