• Bryan Burns

    Bryan E. Burns

    Associate Professor of Classical Studies

    B.A., University of North Carolina; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Archaeologist engaged in the study of Mediterranean exchange in the Late Bronze Age, conducting fieldwork in Greece.


  • Carol Dougherty

    Margaret E. Deffenbaugh and LeRoy T. Carlson Professor in Comparative Literature; Professor of Classical Studies

    B.A., Stanford University; M.A., University of California (Santa Barbara); M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Specializes in the literature and culture of Ancient Greece; teaches Greek drama and myth, and the theme of travel in literature.


  • Kate Gilhuly

    Catherine Keane Gilhuly

    Associate Professor of Classical Studies

    B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Interests include gender, sexuality, and the erotics of place in the ancient world, as well as using Classics to foster interdisciplinary discussion.


  • Raymond James Starr

    Theodora Stone Sutton Professor of Classics; Professor of Classical Studies

    B.A., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor); M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Focuses on Roman literature and culture; law; the sociology of Roman literature and education; political communication; media studies; and Augustus.


  • Matthew Wellenbach

    Visiting Lecturer in Classical Studies

    B.A., Williams College; Ph.D., Brown University

    Studies the literary, performance and cultural history of ancient Greece.


  • Liz Young

    Elizabeth Marie Young

    Knafel Assistant Professor of Humanities; Assistant Professor of Classical Studies

    B.A., Columbia University; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Poet and scholar of Latin poetry and comparative literature.


Faculty Emerita

  • Katherine Geffcken

    Professor Emerita of Greek and Latin


  • Mary Lefkowitz

    Mary Lefkowitz

    Professor Emerita of Classical Studies

    B.A., Wellesley College; A.M., Ph.D., Radcliffe College; L.H.D., Trinity College; Ph.D. (hon.), University of Patras; L.H.D., Grinnell College

    Retired from teaching in 2005, but continues to work on scholarly projects and give the occasional lecture.