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John Hyland

John Hyland

Associate Professor

McMurran Hall 319
(757) 594-7230


  • Ph D in Ancient History, University of Chicago
  • MA in Ancient History, University of Chicago
  • BA in History, Cornell University


Ancient Greece; Achaemenid Persia; Ancient Rome; History of Warfare


Achaemenid Persia (6th-4th Centuries BCE); Classical Greece (5th-4th Centuries BCE); Ancient Anatolia (Lydia, Lycia, Caria); Ancient Warfare and Imperialism


John Hyland received his BA at Cornell and PhD at Chicago, and has taught at CNU since 2006. His research examines relations between the Achaemenid Persian Empire and the ancient Greeks. He is the author of Persian Interventions: the Achaemenid Empire, Athens, and Sparta 450-386 BCE (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018).

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