Gregory S. Bucher, BA, PhD
Gregory S. Bucher, BA, PhD

Gregory S. Bucher, BA, PhD

College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments


  • Professor

Publications and Presentations


  • "Anhang (840), " for Brill's New Jacoby (=BNJ), ed. Ian Worthington., Brill's New Jacoby, 2014
  • "Anhang (840), " for Brill's New Jacoby (=BNJ), ed. Ian Worthington., Brill's New Jacoby, 2014
  • "Appian of Alexandria," in the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Ancient History (on-line publication), Encyclopedia of Ancient History, 2012
  • Lydiatt, Daniel D., Bucher, Gregory S. The influence of the final cause doctrine on anatomists of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries concerning selected anatomical structures of the head and neck, Laryngoscope, 122, S35-S51, 2012
  • "A Complex Oedipus: The Tragedy of Edward Morbius," in The Classical Tradition in Science Fiction, a volume under contract to appear in the Classical Presences series of Oxford University Press (, Oxford University Press, Classical Presences, 2012
  • Lydiatt, Daniel D., Bucher, Gregory S. Historical Vignettes of the Thyroid Gland, Clinical Anatomy, 24, 1-9, 2011
  • "Caesar: The View from Rome," Classical Outlook 88.3: 82-87., Classical Review, 6, 2011
  • "M. Tullius Cicero (235)," for BNJ., Brill's New Jacoby, 2011
  • Bucher, Gregory S. The Roman Forum. Wonders of the World [review], Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 27-27, 2010
  • Lydiatt, Daniel D., Bucher, Gregory S. The Historical Latin and Etymology of Selected Anatomical Terms of the Larynx, Clinical Anatomy, 23, 131-144, 2010
  • Bucher, Gregory S. M. Tullius Cicero (235), Brill's New Jacoby, 2010
  • Bucher, Gregory S. Appian: review of the book 'Commento Storico al Libro II Delle Guerre Civili di Appiano,' parte I, edited by C. Carsana., Classical Review, 59, 420-422, 2009
  • Bucher, G. S. [Review of G. Clark, Christianity and Roman society], Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2006
  • Bucher, G. S. Fictive elements in Appian's Pharsalus narrative, Phoenix, 59, 50-76, 2005


  • With Daniel D. Lydiatt. "The Historical Evolution of the Understanding of the Submandibular and Sublingual Salivary Glands," in Clinical Anatomy (DOI: 10.1002/ca.22007) 25: 2-11., Clinical Anatomy, 2012

Editing and Reviews

  • With Jill J. Deupi. An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab (The Bellarmine Museum of Art, Fairfield University). Exhibition catalogue. Pp. 60. ISBN 978-0-692-20469-6., Fairfield University, 60, 2014


  • "Planet of the Apes", Creighton Honors Program Film Festival, 2014
  • "Three Roman Portraits in Omaha's Joslyn Art Museum", for professor Bridget Sandhoff of UNO in ART 4730/ART 8736. Delivered at the Joslyn Art Museum, 2014
  • "The Power of Water in Early Christian Art", CU at Joslyn Lecture Series,, 2014
  • "The Anecdotal Caesar", Keynote Speech at the Texas Classical Association, Austin, TX, 2012
  • "A Complex Oedipus: Forbidden Planet's Edward Morbius", UT Austin, 2012
  • "The Summer Institute at the American Academy in Rome and the ICCS", American Classical League 64th Annual Institute, Minneapolis, MN, 2011
  • "Caesar: The View from Rome", American Classical League 64th Annual Institute, Minneapolis, MN, 2011
  • "The mystery of the Joslyn's Roman relief portrait", CU at Joslyn Lecture Series, 2011
  • "A Late Egyptian Queen: The Joslyn Portrait of Amenirdas I", for the Joslyn Museum docents, 2011
  • "Manhunter", Creghton Honors Program Film Festival, 2011
  • "The Grave of St. Peter under the Vatican", for P.E.O. Chapter DD, at the Arboretum on Farnam, Omaha, 2010
  • "Paul Fussell's Class", for Creighton's Ratio Studiorum Program,, 2010

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • With ICCS Rome and AAR staff
  • With AAR staff: $60,000 for collaborative work with the ICCS Rome from the Mellon Foundation
  • Research development grant, Creighton University Graduate School.
  • Kripke Center for the Study of Religion and Society, for research on a Roman portrait.
  • With Joseph Baronovic, Sarah Copeland, and Ashley Weed. Dean's Summer Research Scholarship (research on Roman portraiture).

Awards and Honors

  • Nominee for Teaching for Tomorrow Award, Creighton Students' Union, 2014
  • Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, 2014
  • IGGY award, Creighton University, 2011
  • Dean's Award for Professional Excellence in Tenure Track Teaching, 2011