Classics Faculty


Michael Arnush, Associate Professor
B.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Specializations: Ancient Mediterranean history.
Research: Greek political and social history; Athenian democracy; technopedagogy.
LADD HALL 209 PHONE: (518) 580-5462


Dan Curley, Associate Professor and Department Chair

B.A., Beloit College; , Washington University; Ph.D., University of Washington.
Specializations: Greek and Latin Literature
Research:  Latin Poetry, especially Ovid; Greek tragedy and its influence on Ovid.

LADD HALL  210       PHONE: (518) 580-5463



Leslie Mechem, Lecturer

B.A., Douglass College (Rutgers University); graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania.

Specializations:  Greek and Roman art and archaeology, gender studies.

Research:  Roman imperial pottery and trade; mythology and art

LADD HALL 211      PHONE: (518) 580-5464

Jackie Murray, Assistant Professor
B.A., University of Guelph; M.A., University of Western Ontario; Ph.D. University of Washington
Specializations: Hellenistic Poetry; Latin Poetry; Greek and Latin Imperial Literature; Archaic Choral and Lyric Poetry; Hellenistic and Roman Cultural Studies; Roman Topography and Ancient Urbanisn; Race and Gender Studies. 
Research: See above
LADD HALL  205A      PHONE: (518) 580-8407;

David Porter, Tisch Family Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts
B.A. Swarthmore College, 1958; Ph.D. Princeton University, 1962
Areas of interest:  Greek and Latin literature; 20th c. music; 20th c. literature
Research:  Classical drama and epic; Horace; Charles Ives; Virginia Woolf; Willa Cather
LADD HALL  205B     PHONE (518) 580-8405


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Timothy Burns  (Government)


Kate Greenspan  (English) 

Penny Jolly   (Art History)

  Marc-Andre Wiesmann  (French)





















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