Chris Kraus received her BA from Princeton and PhD from Harvard. She taught at New York University, University College London, and Oxford University before coming to Yale in the summer of 2004. She has research interests in ancient narrative (especially historiography and tragedy), Latin prose style, and the theory and practice of commentaries. She is a member of the program in Renaissance Studies.
She reviews frequently for Classical Review and Bryn Mawr Classical Review (for which she is also on the editorial board), and serves on the advisory boards of The Oxford History of Historical Writing and of Trends in Classics (de Gruyter). She gave the 2009 Martin Classical Lectures at Oberlin College on the topic, “Tacitean polyphonies: The Agricola and its scholarly reception” and has just finished contributions to A. J. Woodman’s, forthcoming commentary on Tacitus’s Agricola for the Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics series.