Faculty

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Barbara L Burrell

Associate Professor

221 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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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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Lauren Ginsberg

Associate Professor

501 Blegen Library

5135562636

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Lauren Ginsberg is a philologist who specializes in Roman literature and culture, especially drama, epic, and historiography. She is particularly interested in the intersection of poetry and historiography, both in terms of how poetry seeks to...
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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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Eleni Hatzaki

Associate Professor

311B Blegen Library

5135563204

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Eleni Hatzaki is an Aegean Prehistorian working on Crete with research interests in the archaeology of Prehistoric Knossos, ceramic production and consumption, burial customs and society, site formation processes, and household archaeology. She...
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Mirjam E Kotwick

Asst Professor

Blegen Library

5135563050

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Mirjam E. Kotwick (PhD LMU Munich, Germany, 2014) is a philologist with research interests in Greek literature, philosophy, and science as well as textual criticism and the reconstruction of philosophical and poetical texts. Her first book is a...
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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 work to date has focused on the reign of the emperor Justinian (r. 527-565 AD) and the preeminent historian...
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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...
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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 poetics, rhetoric, and philosophy. He has published on Lucretius (including the monograph on The Rhetoric of Explanation in Lucretius’ De rerum natura, Brill 2008), Vergil,...
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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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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...

Visiting Faculty

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David William Frierson Stifler

Asst Professor - Visiting

Blegen Library

5135563050

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David Stifler (PhD Duke, 2019) is a philologist with broad interests in the intellectual and social history of language usage throughout Greek and Roman civilization. His primary research focuses on the debates surrounding the Greek and Latin...

Affiliate Faculty

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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,...

Emeritus Faculty

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Ann N Michelini

Professor, emerita

5135561941

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Professor Emerita Ann N. Michelini works in the areas of tragic drama and Platonic studies. She is the author of two books on tragic drama, including Euripides and the Tragic Tradition. She is also the author of an edited volume, Plato as Author:...
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Michael Martin Sage

Professor, emeritus

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At present I am engaged on a source book on Roman warfare to serve as a companion to a Greek one published in 1996. It will contain introductory general essays, essays on specific topics as well as translations of relevant passages. The period...
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Gisela Walberg

Professor, emerita

304 Blegen Library

5135561938

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Gisela Walberg is the Marion Rawson Professor of Aegean Prehistory at the Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati. Before moving to Cincinnati, she taught for two years at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of...

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

5135562015

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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...

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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Lindsay Marie Taylor

Executive Staff Assistant

360D McMicken Hall

5135562144

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Lindsay received her B.A. in Classics & Classical Civilization from the University of Cincinnati’s Classics Department in 2015.  Before returning to the University as staff, she worked on archival and collection management projects for The Margaret...

Visiting Scholars

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Richard Buxton

Visiting Scholar

Blegen Library

5135563050

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Dr. Richard Buxton is a visiting scholar from Colorado College working on "The Hoplite Class as a Complex Category in Greek Thought"
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Giada Giudice

Visiting Scholar

Blegen Library

5135563050

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Prof. Giada Giudice is a visiting scholar from Università degli Studi di Catania working on "Attic Figured Pottery from the Votive Deposit of Mannella in Locri Epizefiri Persephoneion."
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Diamantis Panagiotopoulos

Visiting Scholar

Blegen Library

5135563050

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Prof. Diamantis Panagiotopoulos is a visiting scholar from the University of Heidelberg working on "A Minoan heterotopia in Egypt (?). On the toreador frescoes at Tell el-Dab’a."