Peter Toohey Ph.D.

Peter Toohey, Ph.D., taught for many years in his native Australia and is currently a professor of classics in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary. He has a special interest in the nature and history of the emotions. His most recent books are Jealousy (2014) and Boredom: A Lively History(2011), both published by Yale University Press (

Author of

Annals of the Emotions

Feelings in history and culture Read now.