The faculty of the Classics Department at College Park is recognized for its dedication to teaching, as well as for many contributions to scholarship. Classics faculty have won a number of teaching awards and are committed to creating an active and supportive learning community. They bring to their teaching the fruits of their exciting and diverse research interests:
- Greek drama and its reception in Mexico (Prof. Barrenechea);
- the archaeology of Greek cult and ancient athletics (Prof. Bravo);
- Greek epic and the interpretation and reception of classical mythology (Prof. Doherty);
- gendered perspectives on Latin literature; women, sexuality and the family in Greco-roman society; and classics in the19th-20th century anglophone world (Prof. Hallett);
- the nature and influence of Senecan tragedy and American attitudes toward classical myth (Prof. Staley).
E. Doherty (firstname.lastname@example.org)
BA Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana; MA and PhD University of Chicago.
Interests: Homer, classical reception, women in antiquity
Peller Hallett Graduate Director (email@example.com)
BA Wellesley College; MA and PhD Harvard University
Interests: Latin Literature, women in antiquity, Classical
Professor Emeritus Hugh Ming Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org)
BA St. Mary's College of California; MA and PhD Stanford University.
Interests: Ancient sports, Greek and Latin literature
M. Stehle (email@example.com)
BA University of Pennsylvania; PhD University of Cincinnati.
Interests: Greek poetry and performance, Greek religion, women in antiquity
Associate Professor Steven
H. Rutledge (firstname.lastname@example.org)
BA University of Massachusetts at Boston; PhD Brown University.
Interests: Tacitus, Roman rhetoric and politics
Associate Professor Gregory
A. Staley Undergraduate Director (email@example.com)
AB Dickinson College; MA and PhD Princeton University.
Interests: Myth, classical tradition, Silver Latin literature
Assistant Professor Francisco Barrenechea (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Licenciatura degree in Classical Literature, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; M.A. and Ph.D., Columbia University
Interests: Ancient drama, including its performance and reception; Greek poetry; Latin epic; papyrology
Assistant Professor Jorge J. Bravo III (email@example.com)
AB in Classics from Princeton University
PhD University of California, Berkeley
Interests: Ancient Greek hero cult, religion and identity, Greek archaeology, ancient athletics, sex and gender
Affiliate Associate Professor Joseph
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AB University of Michigan Ann Arbor; MA and PhD University of
Interests: Greek and Roman history and historiography (especially Hellenistic
and Republican eras); ancient topography; Greek and Latin epigraphy; ancient
Affiliate Professor Joan Burton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
B.A., M.A., and Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Interests: Hellenistic and Byzantine Cultural History and Literature, ancient and medieval narrative,
gender roles in antiquity, politics and patronage
Visiting Assistant Professor Polyvia Parara (email@example.com)
BA from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Philosophy
MA and PhD from the University of Paris X-Nanterre, France.
Interests: Ancient Drama, Epic Poetry, and Ancient History
Lecturer Mary Pittas-Herschbach
B.A. University of Illinois
MA and Ph.D University of Maryland College Park
Interests: Euripides, classical tradition, modern Greek literature.
Adjunct Brendan Magee
BA in History from the University of Notre Dame.
MA in Greek and Latin from the University of Maryland.
Adjunct Jason Edwards
MA in Latin from the University of Maryland.
Adjunct Ryan Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org
BA in History and Classics from Baylor University
MA in Greek and Latin from the University of Maryland
Adjunct Scott Proffitt (email@example.com
BA in History and Classical Civilization from the University of Richmond
MA in Latin from the University of Maryland
Graduate Teaching Assistants (301 405-0118)
Rachel Mullervy (Rachel.firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jake Schilling (email@example.com)
Kenneth Silverman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rian Sirkus (email@example.com)