Associate Professor of Classics, Assistant Department Head, Classical Civilization Program Chair
425 Pardee Hall


  • Habilitation, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Ph.D., Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald

Teaching interests: Latin language, Greek language, classical mythology, Greeks and ‘Barbarians,’ Greek tragedy, interim course abroad “Journey to Rome.”

Research interests:  Greek tragedy, ancient auxiliary genres (e.g., anthologies, commentaries, glossaries), history of classical scholarship, classical reception in the poems of Jonathan Swift. For publications, see CV.

Delta Upsilon Distinguished Mentoring and Teaching Award, 2013
Richard King Mellon Research Fellowship, 2011-13
Feodor-Lynen Fellowship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 2000-March 2002
Dissertation Prize of the University of Greifswald, 2000

Other:  Faculty mentor for the Lafayette women’s volleyball team