Research interests: Late Antiquity, Early Christian Studies, contemporary theory
Research interests: Greek social and intellectual history, with particular focus on mythology, religion, magic, and Platonic philosophy.
Research interests: Roman history and historiography, Roman archaeology and history of the republican and imperial periods with special reference to Italy and the western provinces
Research interests: Roman literature, especially imperial poetry; Greek and Latin epic; ancient drama (tragedy) and performance; reception of classical literature and culture; ancient magic and religion; Latin meter; Renaissance and Neo-Latin studies
Thomas Hall 246
Research interests: Homeric epic, Archaic Greek lyric, Athenian tragedy, the biography genre, Greek and Roman novel
Thomas Hall 247
Classical traditions and receptions, especially epic, Shakespeare, and science fiction and fantasy. Classical Latin poetry in light of modern discourses. Linguistics and its history; the history of the senses in culture; and silence. Current research focuses on ancient underworlds in modern literature, including J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit as well as the novels of A. S. Byatt, David Mitchell, Helen Oyeymi, and Jesmyn Ward.
Gregory W. Dickerson (Ph.D. Princeton), Professor Emeritus of Greek
Julia H. Gaisser (Ph.D. Edinburgh), Eugenia Chase Guild Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, Professor Emeritus of Latin
Deborah H. Roberts [email@example.com]
Chairperson - Professor of Comparative Literature and Classics
Office: Hall Building, Room 206
Interests: Greek tragedy and the tragic genre; Latin poetry; the ancient novel; the epic tradition; the classical tradition in western literature; ancient literary theory and the history of literary theory; translation studies; children's literature.
Bret Mulligan [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Office: Hall Building 109
Interests: Latin poetry, esp. of the Empire; Late antique literature and culture; Roman history; epistolary literature; epic; epigrams; Classical Tradition; performance and instructional technology.
Visiting Assistant Professor