Classics

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Faculty

Britta Ager

Britta Ager
Ph.D. University of Michigan

My research interests include ancient magic, Roman religion and agriculture, and the intersection of magic, science, and religion in the Roman world.

Keyne Chesire

Keyne Cheshire (Chair)
Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

I teach a variety of courses in Greek and Latin language and literature. My scholarly interests include Hellenistic and Greek lyric poetry, Alexander the Great, and literary translation.

Peter Krentz

Peter Krentz
Ph.D. Yale University

I teach Greek and Roman history.

Jeanne Neumann

Jeanne Neumann
Ph.D. Harvard University

I teach Latin and Greek language, literature and the classical tradition (including Humanities). My interests include Latin pedagogy and I lead workshops and write on incorporating an active use of Latin as a pedagogical aid.

Darian Totten

Darian Totten
Ph.D. Stanford University

My research interests include the ancient economy, Roman farming, villas, Mediterranean studies, and the transition from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages.

Michael Toumazou

Michael Toumazou
Ph.D. Bryn Mawr University

A Cypriot native and an archeologist, I teach courses in Greek and Roman art and architecture, as well as oversee Davidson College's Athienou Archeological Project in Cyprus.

Affiliated Faculty

Peter Ahrensdorf

Peter Ahrensdorf
Ph.D. University of Chicago

I'm a professor of political science and humanities. Every year I teach a course called Classical Political Theory. My research interests focus on Plato and Thucydides.

Trent Foley

Trent Foley
Ph.D. University of Chicago

I'm a professor of religion and teach courses on early Christianity in the Religion Department, including a Latin course called "Latin Christian Writers." Chief among my interests are early Christian narratives, including Gospels, Acts of Martyrs, and Saints' Lives.

Meghan Griffith

Meghan Griffith
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst

I'm an associate professor of philosophy and specialize in metaphysics, free will, moral responsibility, and action theory.

Gregory Snyder

Gregory Snyder
Ph.D. Yale University

I'm a professor of religion and teach courses on New Testament literature, Jesus, Paul, selected topics in early Christianity, and religions in the Roman Empire. My research interests include the social history of religious and philosophical groups under the Roman Empire.

Paul Studtmann

Paul Studtmann
Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder

I'm an associate professor of philosophy and interested in ancient philosophy, in particular Aristotle's metaphysical system, traditional epistemological issues including perception and skepticism, and contemporary work in category theory.

Melanie McAlpine
Administrative Assistant
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