Professor Mayhew's primary research interests are in ancient philosophy. His most recent publications in this field are the books Theophrastus: On Winds (Brill, forthcoming), Prodicus the Sophist (Oxford University Press, 2011), and Aristotle: Problems, 2 vols. (Harvard University Press, 2011), as well as a number of essays on Aristotelian philosophy and science published over the past couple of years or forthcoming in the following journals: Classical Quarterly; Eikasmós: Quaderni Bolognesi di Filologia Classica; Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies; Harvard Studies in Classical Philology; Hermes: Zeitschrift für klassische Philologie; Hyperboreus: Bibliotheca Classica Petropolitana; Journal of Hellenic Studies; Philologus: Zeitschrift für antike Literatur und ihre Rezeption; and, Rheinisches Museum für Philologie. He also edited and contributed to The Aristotelian Problemata Physica: Philosophical and Scientific Investigations (Brill, 2015). Dr. Mayhew also has an interest in the 20th century novelist-philosopher Ayn Rand. His most recent publication on Rand is an annotated edition of her previously unpublished play, The Unconquered (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2014).
- Ph.D., Georgetown University
- M.A., Georgetown University
- B.A., University of Maryland
- Loeb Classical Library Foundation Grant, Harvard University (2009)
- Anthem Foundation Grant (2009)
- University Research Council Award, Seton Hall University (2008)
- Galkin Foundation Donation (2008)