Experts Guide — Latin
Classical world — Mythology — Greek and Roman literature — Modern poetry
Luellen Professor of Classics
B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas
A classical scholar who regularly teaches classes in Latin language and literature, ancient epic and lyric poetry, Greco-Roman drama, classical mythology and creative writing. Helped establish Centre's major in the classics and has played a leadership role in the college's humanities program. Author of Beyond the Blue Mountains, a narrative poetic play; The Quilt Poems; and noted translations of Catullus' lyrics and Lucan's Pharsalia.
Classics — Homer and the Iliad
Stodghill Professor of Classics
B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., University of Washington;
Ph.D., The University of Michigan
Research interests include Homer and ancient epic, Greek literature and philosophy, Late Republican and Augustan literature and history, and classical tradition in 20th century literature and culture. Author of Homeric Misdirection: False Predictions in the Iliad (University of Michigan Press 1992) and numerous other articles and reviews for academic journals, including Latomus, Journal of American Culture, and Religious Studies Review.