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, Associate Professor of Arabic Studies in the Department of Classics

Waed Athamneh

Associate Professor of Arabic Studies in the Department of Classics

(On sabbatical, Academic Year 2018-2019)

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


William Jacobs

Adjunct Instructor of Classics

Tobias Myers, Associate Professor of Classics

Tobias Myers

Associate Professor of Classics

(On Sabbatical for the 2019-2020 academic year)

Homeric studies • Greek and Latin poetry • Ancient magic and religion • History of ideas


Sharon J. Portnoff, Elie Wiesel Associate Professor of Judaic Studies, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies

Sharon J. Portnoff

Elie Wiesel Associate Professor of Judaic Studies, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies

Modern Jewish thought • Holocaust theology • Dante • Primo Levi • Israel


Abbe Walker, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Abbe Walker

Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Social History • Greek Religion • Gender • Late Antiquity • Christianization of Roman Empire


Susanne Weissman

Adjunct Instructor of Hebrew

Hicham Zemmahi, Visiting Instructor of Arabic, Fulbright Teaching Assistant Alumna

Hicham Zemmahi

Visiting Instructor of Arabic, Fulbright Teaching Assistant Alumna

Arabic Studies



Staff

 , Academic Department Assistant

Sharon Moody

Academic Department Assistant


Richard Moorton

Professor Emeritus of Classics

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

Joann 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