Meet Our Faculty

  • Professor of Classical Studies

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

    Archaeologist leading an excavation in central Greece, studying cultural interaction and trade in the ancient Mediterranean, pursuing digital technology in teaching and research.

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  • 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.

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  • Visiting Lecturer in Classical Studies

    B.A., University of Texas (Austin); Ph.D., University of California (Irvine)

    Specializes in the intersection between gender, genre, and sexual violence in Latin poetry; the relationship between Seneca’s tragedy and philosophy; Latin language pedagogy; teaches all levels of Latin and Greek language and courses on Greek and Roman literature and culture.

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  • 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.

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  • Theodora Stone Sutton Professor of Ancient Greek and Roman Studies; 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.

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Faculty Emerita