Faculty

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Barbara L Burrell

Associate Professor

501 Blegen Library

5135561918

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Barbara Burrell is a Roman archaeologist who has dug at sites across the Mediterranean, including Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, and Israel. It may have been this diversity that has led to her being chosen as editor of the forthcoming Blackwell's...
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Thomas Carpenter

Rawson Visiting Scholar

Blegen Library

5135563050

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Thomas H. Carpenter is Distinguished Professor of Classics, Emeritus at Ohio University, where he taught from 1997- 2018. At OU, as the Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities, he was Director of the Ping Institute for the Teaching of the...
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Jack L. Davis

Professor, Department Head

305 Blegen Library

5135561939

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Jack L. Davis is Carl W. Blegen Professor of Greek Archaeology. In 1993 he came to the University of Cincinnati from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he had taught since 1977. In Greece Professor Davis has directed archaeological...
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Steven Ellis

Associate Professor

502 Blegen Library

5135564422

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Steven Ellis (PhD Sydney, 2005) is a Roman archaeologist whose research activities and publications spring from his interests in ancient cities and urban life.  He has conducted fieldwork principally throughout Italy and Greece, but with other field...
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Kathryn J Gutzwiller

Professor

407 Blegen Library

5135561936

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Kathryn Gutzwiller holds an M.A. in Latin from Bryn Mawr College and a Ph.D. in classics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her interests include Greek and Latin poetry, ancient gender studies, literary theory, and the interaction between...
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Caitlin Olson Hines

Assistant Professor

210 Blegen Library

5135563050

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Caitlin Hines (PhD, University of Toronto 2018) is a philologist specializing in Latin and Greek poetry, particularly the works of Vergil and Ovid. Her research interests include intertextuality, metapoetics, and the sexual and fertility politics...
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Danielle L Kellogg

Associate Professor

311B Blegen Library

5135563050

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Danielle Kellogg's research focuses on the political history and epigraphy of rural Attica, the territory of Athens. Her monograph, Marathon Fighters and Men of Maple, examined the history and identity of Acharnai, the largest of the Athenian...
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Marion Woodrow Kruse

Assistant Professor

220 Blegen Library

5135562550

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I am a Roman historian with a broad interest in ancient history and historiography, in particular the historiography of late antiquity. My early work focused on the reign of the emperor Justinian (r. 527-565 AD) and the preeminent historian of his...
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Lynne C. Lancaster

Rawson Visiting Scholar

Blegen Library

5135563050

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Lynne Lancaster is an archaeologist specializing ancient Roman construction and technology. She studied architecture at Virginia Tech where she received her B.Arch. She then earned an M.Phil. and D.Phil. at Oxford University in Classical...
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Kathleen M. Lynch

Professor

599A Blegen Library

5135561937

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Kathleen is a Classical Archaeologist who has worked on sites in Italy, Greece, Albania, and Turkey. In particular, she is a ceramic specialist interested in Athenian figured wares from archaeological contexts. Her research currently spans a number of...
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Daniel Markovich

Associate Professor

599D Blegen Library

5135561799

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Daniel Markovich is a philologist with a broad interest in Greek and Latin rhetoric, philosophy, and poetics. He has published on Lucretius (including the monograph on The Rhetoric of Explanation in Lucretius’ De rerum natura, Brill 2008), Vergil and...
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Susan H. Prince

Associate Professor

599B Blegen Library

5135562695

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Susan Prince's research interests are in the history of ancient Greek thought and literature, especially the Socratic traditions. Her primary projects are on Antisthenes and the ancient Cynics. Her teaching interests cover Greek and Roman...
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Calloway Brewster Scott

Assistant Professor

Blegen Library

5135563050

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Calloway Scott (PhD, NYU 2017) is a historian of ancient Greece. His research is informed by an interest in the entanglements of science and society. Inspired by turns in medical history and medical anthropology, his current book-project examines...
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Kelly Elizabeth Shannon-Henderson

Associate Professor

Blegen Library

5135563050

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Kelly Shannon-Henderson's research focuses on prose literature, both Greek and Latin, of the Imperial period, particularly the 1st and 2nd centuries AD. Her monograph, Religion and Memory in Tacitus’ Annals, examines religious material in the Annals using...
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Peter Van Minnen

Professor

311A Blegen Library

5135561941

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Peter van Minnen (PhD 1997) is an ancient historian broadly interested in the society, economy, and culture of the Roman Empire, including Early Christianity and Late Antiquity. He is an authority on papyri from Greco-Roman Egypt and made world...

Research Associates

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Carol R. Hershenson

Junior Research Associate

203 Blegen Library

5135563095

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My B.A. (University of Chicago) was in Linguistics, a perspective which informs my teaching of introductory and intermediate Greek and Latin. I have spoken extensively on diachronic continuities of syntax in Minoan vernacular architecture (the...
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Jeffrey L. Kramer

Junior Research Associate

319 Blegen Library

5135560429

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Jeff holds an M.A. in Classical Archaeology from the University of Arizona and a Ph.D. in Bronze Age Archaeology from the University of Cincinnati. His archival research interests focus on daily life in historical excavations, especially UC's...
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Sharon R. Stocker

Senior Research Associate

Blegen Library

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Sharon is a professional archaeologist who has participated in excavations in Greece and Albania.  She directs the publications program for UC excavations at the Palace of Nestor in Greece.  She has served as co-director of archaeological surveys in...
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John Wallrodt

Senior Research Associate

317 Blegen Library

5135562584

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John has worked in Israel, Greece, Turkey, Italy, and Albania in all aspects of archaeological fieldwork. Following his interest in spatial analysis, and in order to make sense of it all, he turned to computers. Within the department, he helps...

Affiliate Faculty

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Susan E Allen

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Department Head

458 Braunstein Hall

5135565787

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Affiliate Faculty, Department of Classics
Affiliate Faculty, Environmental Studies

Dr. Allen's current research collaborations investigate the role of agriculture and climate change in the emergence of social inequality in the Aegean (Greece) and...
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Ari B Finkelstein

Assistant Professor, Judaic Studies

3510 French Hall

5135566546

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Professor Finkelstein is a historian of Jews and Judaism in the Greco-Roman world. His main research focuses on the use and function of Jews and Judaism in the works of Christians and pagans in Late Antiquity. His current book project,...

Visiting Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

Staff

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Joe Katenkamp

Financial Administrator

410 Blegen Library

5135562013

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Joe is originally from Cincinnati. He attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where he received his B.A. in Communications. After graduating he moved to Los Angeles and started his career. In 2001 he moved back to Cincinnati to raise a...
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Rachel R. W. Schwerdtfeger

Executive Staff Assistant

Blegen Library

5135563050

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Rachel is a native of Columbus, Ohio and received her Bachelor's in Classical Civilization from the University of Cincinnati in 2020. She did student work at UC's Langsam Library before her position in the Department of Classics. She is interested in...

Visiting Scholars