Professor Haslam specializes in ancient Greek literature. He is a papyrologist, and publishes new literary and paraliterary papyri in The Oxyrhynchus Papyri series. He makes available new accessions to the still expanding corpus of literary texts, contextualizing them and assessing their significance. Special areas of interest include archaic Greek lyric, Homer, tragedy, and Hellenistic poetry; also textual transmission, and literary criticism and exegesis ancient and modern. He flits not freely but widely in Latin as well as Greek Literature.