Meet Our Faculty

  • Associate Professor of Classical Studies

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

    Archaeologist directing excavations in central Greece, studying cultural interaction and trade in the ancient Mediterranean, pursuing digital technology in teaching and research.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Visiting Lecturer in Classical Studies

    B.A., Brown University ; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago

    Interests include the intersection of place and memory in Latin literature, constructions of identity and identification, and modern receptions of classical literature, especially in social movements.


  • 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.


  • Visiting Lecturer

    B.A., Kenyon College, M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

    Specializes in Roman literature, particularly Augustan lit, Ovid and Latin elegy; intersections of gender, class, sexuality and power; representations of the female voice; and the construction of identities.


Faculty Emerita

  • Professor Emerita of Greek and Latin


  • 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.