- Lecturer, then assistant professor classical studies Yale University, New Haven, 1987, associate professor, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1990. Assistant director Whitney Humanities Center, New Haven, 1985-1988.
- Disguise and Recognition in the Odyssey (Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches)
- Disguise and Recognition in the Odyssey reveals the significance of the Odyssey's plot, in particular the many scenes of recognition that make up the hero's homecoming and dramatize the cardinal values of Homeric society, an aristocratic culture organized around recognition in the broader senses of honor, privilege, status, and fame.
- Disguise and Recognition in the Odyssey (Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches) 2nd edition by Murnaghan, Sheila (2011) Hardcover