Classical Studies Faculty
Program advisor: Phil Venticinque | Contact info
Professor of Classics and Edwin R. and Mary E. Mason Professor of Languages
Teaches courses in classics, Greek, and Latin. He is the editor of “When Dead Tongues Speak: Teaching Beginning Greek and Latin” (Oxford University Press, 2006), and of Teaching Classical Languages, a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to Latin and Greek pedagogy. He maintains two educational sites: Ariadne: Resources for Athenaze and Let's Review Greek! He received the Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics at the College Level from the American Philological Association. Ph.D., classics, The Ohio State University.
Associate Professor of Classics
Teaches Greek and Roman History, Egypt After the Pyramids, Egypt in the Imagination, and courses in Greek and Latin language and literature. 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 writing of “Honor Among Thieves: Craftsmen, Merchants, and Associations in Roman and Late Roman Egypt” (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016). His research has been published in Historia, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies, and The Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists. Ph.D., classics (ancient Mediterranean world), University of Chicago.
Visiting Fellow in Classics
Teaches courses in Latin, Greek, classical mythology, and Roman history. Research interests include ancient Latin and Greek rhetoric and invective, the ethical and political dimensions of writing and speaking style, and the reception of classics and the use of Latin in the Renaissance. Ph.D., classics, University of California, Los Angeles.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Does work in the history of ancient and early modern philosophy and the philosophy of law. Her courses include Ancient Philosophy and Philosophy of Law. Ph.D., philosophy, Claremont Graduate University.
Christina Morris Penn-Goetsch
Professor of Art History
Teaches the classical studies courses Roman and Etruscan Art and City of Rome (taught in Italy). Ph.D., art history, University of Iowa.
Assistant Professor of Religion
Teaches the classical studies courses Religion in Greco Roman World and The Epistles of Paul. Research interests include early Christianity, Greco-Roman archaeology, ancient philosophy, critical theory, and papyrology. Th.D. and M.Div., Harvard Divinity School.
Professor of Classics Emeritus
B.A., Hunter College; University of North Carolina; L.H.D., Cornell College.