Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies

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Department Chair, Professor of Classics (Cincinnati, Ph.D. 2000 )
Archaeology, art, architecture, and technology of the ancient Graeco-Roman world; classical myth and the Trojan War; the archaeological site of Troy; the archaeological site of Zeugma on the Euphrates
Phone: 
608-263-7498
Office: 
968 Van Hise Hall
Professor of Classics (North Carolina, Ph.D. 2003)
Ancient Biography and Historiography, Roman Republican History and Civilization, Classical Mythology
Phone: 
608-262-3320
Office: 
904 Van Hise Hall
Adjunct Professor of Biblical Archaeology (Pennsylvania, Ph.D. 1990)
Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Biblical Archaeology, History of Archaeology in the Near East
Assistant Professor of Classics (Yale, Ph.D. 2011)
Homer, Greek literature; interactions between literary texts and the natural environment; monsters and the monstrous; the classical tradition
Office: 
964 Van Hise Hall
Associate Professor of Classics (Washington, Ph.D. 2009)
Republican and Imperial Latin Literature, Ancient (esp. Hellenistic) Philosophy, Christian Latin Literature, Gender and Sexuality, Theory and Criticism, Ancient and Modern Aesthetic Theory, Ancient Materialism and Idealism
Phone: 
608-263-1184
Office: 
906 Van Hise Hall
Visiting Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible (University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. 2018)
Northwest Semitic languages; epigraphy and palaeography of Northwest Semitic inscriptions; Israelite state formation; Iron Age Scribalism and Literacy; Deuteronomistic History; Reflectance Transformation Imaging
Office: 
910 Van Hise Hall
Associate Professor of Classical Hebrew Language and Biblical Literature (Harvard, Ph.D. 2005)
Northwest Semitic languages; Symbolic geography of ancient Israel; Formation and structure of the Hebrew Bible (especially Joshua–Kings); Anthropological, sociological, and linguistic approaches in biblical interpretation
Office: 
960 Van Hise Hall
Professor of Classics, Mellon Morgridge Professor in the Humanities (Chicago, Ph.D. 1991)
Athenian drama, ancient gender studies, classical reception
Phone: 
608-263-8269
Office: 
916 Van Hise Hall
Professor of Classics (Cambridge, Ph.D. 1978)
Greek and Roman Poetry and Culture
Phone: 
608-262-9755
Office: 
914 Van Hise Hall
Associate Professor of Classics (Texas at Austin, Ph.D. 2008)
Roman cultural history, Latin prose, ancient geography and the representation of space, Late Hellenistic intellectual history
Phone: 
608-265-5910
Office: 
908 Van Hise Hall
Associate Professor of Classics (Berkeley, Ph.D. 2011)
Latin poetry; Augustan literature, history and culture; ethnicity, identity, and diversity in antiquity; classical reception from the Middle Ages to modernity
Office: 
966 Van Hise Hall
Associate Lecturer
Latin Instruction
Phone: 
608-263-1972
Office: 
958 Van Hise Hall
Professor of Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies (UW-Madison, Ph.D. 1988)
Dramatic Criticism, Theatre and Performance Theory
Office: 
952 Van Hise Hall