Steven L. Jones, PhD

Steven L. Jones

Contact:

Office Address: ATWD I 232
Phone: (281) 649-3635

sljones@hbu.edu
Chair, Department of Classics and Biblical Languages
Director, Master of Arts in Biblical Languages
Assistant Professor of Classics

Education

  • PhD in Classics, The University of Texas at Austin
  • MA in Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies, Bryn Mawr College
  • BA in Greek/Latin, Baylor University

Courses Taught

  • Latin (all levels)
  • Western Civilization
  • Classical Rhetoric
  • Cicero
  • The Roman World (graduate)
  • The Epics: Homer and Vergil (graduate)

Teaching Focus

Dr. Jones’s teaching focuses on exposing students to the classical world and equipping them with the ability to read languages for themselves so that they can have first hand access to the foundational texts of Western Civilization.

Additional Information

Courses taught at other Universities:

  • Latin (all levels)
  • Greek (all levels)
  • Classical Mythology
  • Medical Terminology

His research focuses on the literature and archaeology of Rome’s Augustan Age. His other areas of interest include the classical context of early Christianity, the philosophical and religious functions of Classical Mythology, and the classical roots of medical language.

He has previously taught at Baylor University, The University of Texas at Austin, and Trinity University.

Dr. Jones enjoys watching baseball, spending time with his family, and drinking ice cold Dr. Pepper.