- Phil Venticinque (classical world) | Contact info
Assistant Professor of Classics
Focuses on the social and economic history of the Greek and Roman worlds, in particular Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt, and contributes this expertise to the range of courses he teaches in Greek and Roman history, Greek and Latin language and literature, and courses focused on connections between the classical and near eastern worlds, including Egypt After the Pyramids and Egypt in the Imagination. He was awarded fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies, and the Loeb Classical Library Foundation to support the research and writing of a book. Venticinque's research has been published in Historia, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies, and The Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists. Ph.D., M.A, B.A., University of Chicago.
Professor of Geology
Teaches several courses related to archaeology, including Climate Change, Earth Surface Systems, and Climates of the Ice Age. Ph.D., University of Iowa; M.S., University of New Mexico; B.A., Hamilton College.
Professor of Classics
Teaches off-campus courses on Greek and Roman Archaeology and courses in Latin and Greek. Ph.D. and M.A., The Ohio State University; B.A., Xavier University.
Lecturer in Anthropology
Has taught various courses in anthropology over the years, including Archaeology, Introduction to Archaeological Field Methods, Human Origins, and Indigenous Peoples and Cultures of North America. He became the Iowa State Archaeologist in July 2007.
Christina Morris Penn-Goetsch
Professor of Art History
Teaches the course Etruscan and Roman Art. Ph.D. and M.A., University of Iowa; B.A., University of Virginia.
Associate Professor of Geology
Teaches a number of courses that may count towards an archaeology major including Mineralogy, and she has also co-led the off-campus course Greek Archaeology. Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara; B.A., Middlebury College.