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College of Arts and Sciences

Classical Studies

Faculty

Current Faculty

Faculty Member Contact Research Areas
Bridget K. Balint
Associate Professor
bkbalint@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 553
(812) 855-6651
Latin literature and poetics in the High Middle Ages (1000-1300), the classical tradition, the intersection of literature and philosophy, manuscript studies
Cynthia J. Bannon
Professor
Director of Elementary Latin
cbannon@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 554
(812) 855-6868
Roman Law, Roman History, Latin Prose
Nicholas G. Blackwell
Schrader Visiting Assistant Professor
niblackw@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 557
(812) 855-7337
Archaeology of Greece and the eastern Mediterranean, especially Cyprus; Aegean Bronze Age; Tools, Technology and Craftsmanship; Cross-Cultural Interactions between Greece and the Near East

Artemis Brod
Visiting Assistant Professor

albrod@iu.edu
Ballantine Hall 552
(812) 855-7125

Greek Literature and Culture, Greek Imperial Literature, Ancient religion, magic, and medicine

Matthew R. Christ
Professor
Department Chair
mrchrist@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 548
(812) 855-6651
Athenian Legal and Social History, Greek Historiography, Greek Rhetoric and Oratory

Katherine De Boer
Visiting Assistant Professor

kdsimons@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 558
‚Äč(812) 856-2439

Epic poetry, feminist literary criticism, mythology, Classics in cinema

Margaret Foster
Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
margfost@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 568
(812) 855-6651
Greek literature, especially archaic and classical poetry; Greek cultural history; Greek religion; genre
Eleanor W. Leach
Ruth N. Halls Professor
leach@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 569
(812) 855-4129
Roman Literature, Literary/Cultural Theory, Roman Art, Roman Letters
Jonathan L. Ready
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
jready@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 556
(812) 855-7446
Greek Language and Literature, Homeric Poetry, Narrative Theory and Approaches to Ancient Texts
Martin Shedd
Visiting Assistant Professor
mpshedd@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 559
(812) 856-5933
Latin Language and Literature, Roman Historiography, Late Antique Political and Religious History
Christina Zarifopol-Illias
Senior Lecturer
cilioaia@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 560
(812) 855-3739
Latin language and literature, Romanian language and culture, Romanian history and politics

Adjunct Faculty

Faculty Member Contact Research Areas
Sarah Bassett
Associate Professor, Department of History of Art
sebasset@indiana.edu
Fine Arts 132
(812) 855-7501
Late antique aesthetics, portraiture and monumental honorific sculpture, Constantinople
Daniel Caner
Associate Professor
Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
dcaner@indiana.edu
Global and International Studies Building 1002
(812) 856-9805
Late antique social and cultural history, with special focus on religious communities of the Mediterranean Near East; Byzantium; asceticism, philanthropy, hagiography and historiography
Deborah M. Deliyannis
Associate Professor, Department of History
ddeliyan@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 708
(812) 855-3431
Late antique and early medieval western Europe and Mediterranean, historiography, cities, bishops, material culture, architecture, and archaeology

Colin Elliott
Assistant Professor,

Department of History

cpe@indiana.edu

Ballantine Hall 836
(812) 855-7581
Ecological and Economic Integration in the Ancient and Late Antique Mediterranean; Money, its meaning and uses in the Roman Empire; The Application of Economic and Social Theory to Classical Antiquity
Bernie Frischer
Professor, School of Informatics & Computing
bfrische@indiana.edu
Informatics West 200
Archaeoinformatics, Virtual Heritage, Virtual Worlds in teaching and research

Pieter Hasper
Associate Professor,

Department of Philosophy

phasper@indiana.edu

Sycamore Hall 017
(812) 855-7405
Ancient philosophy
Eric Robinson
Professor, Department of History
ewr@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 730
(812) 855-1745
Archaic and Classical Greece, democracy, political and military history
Jeremy Schott
Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies
jmschott@indiana.edu
Sycamore Hall 209A
Religions of the Late Ancient and Early Medieval/Byzantine Mediterranean and Near East, Cultural and Social History of Late Antiquity and the Later Roman Empire
Julie Van Voorhis
Associate Professor, Department of History of Art
julvanvo@indiana.edu
Fine Arts 132
(812) 855-1897
Ancient Greek and Roman marble sculpture with an emphasis on the Hellenistic period, Roman Republic and Roman Empire

Emeriti Faculty