Department Chair

Darryl Phillips, Associate Professor of Classics, Chair of the Classics Department

Darryl Phillips

Associate Professor of Classics, Chair of the Classics Department

Ancient Greek and Roman history • Latin literature of the late Republic and Augustan age • Roman topography


Faculty

Waed Athamneh, Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies in the Department of Classics

Waed Athamneh

Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies in the Department of Classics

Modern Arabic poetry • 20th-century Arab politics • Feminism in modern Arabic fiction


Ellen Lee, C3 Postdoctoral Fellow in Classics

Ellen Lee

C3 Postdoctoral Fellow in Classics

Classical and medieval Latin poetry • Gender and sexuality • Classical reception


Tobias Myers, Assistant Professor of Classics

Tobias Myers

Assistant Professor of Classics

(On sabbatical Fall 2016)

Homeric studies • Greek and Latin poetry • Ancient magic • Narratology


Nina Papathanasopoulou, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Nina Papathanasopoulou

Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Greek drama and performance • Classical mythology and its reception • Greek art and architecture • Greek and Latin poetry


Joseph Kurz

Adjunct Instructor

Richard Moorton

Professor Emeritus of Classics

Aristophanic studies • Greco-Roman epic • The classical roots of modern culture • Eugene O'Neill

Joan Silverberg

Associate Professor Emeritus of Classics

Greek and Latin language and literature • Biblical Greek • Medieval Latin • Ancient comedy, love poetry and historiography • Women in antiquity

In Memoriam

Dirk tom Diek Held

Elizabeth S. Kruidenier '48 Professor of Classics