• faculty

  • Emily Anderson

    Emily S. K. Anderson

    Senior Lecturer, Classics and History of Art
    PhD, Yale University

    410-516-5691 Gilman 148

    Research Interests: Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age art and archaeology, material culture, sociocultural interaction, craft, glyptic

  • Richard Bett

    Richard Bett

    Professor, Philosophy and Classics
    PhD, University of California, Berkeley

    410-516-6863 Gilman 202

    Research Interests: Ancient Greek philosophy

  • Shane-Butler

    Shane Butler

    PhD, Columbia University

    410-516-3835 Gilman 190

    Research Interests: Latin Literature (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance), media history and theory, classical reception

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    Christopher Celenza

    Chair, Classics
    Charles Homer Haskins Professor, Classics and German and Romance Languages and Literatures
    PhD, Duke University; DrPhil, University of Hamburg

    410-516-0736 Gilman 106

    Research Interests: Renaissance Latin, paleography, history of classical tradition

  • Silvia Montiglio

    Silvia Montiglio

    Basil L. Gildersleeve Professor of Classics
    Director of Graduate Studies
    Doctorat, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

    410-516-7563 Gilman 194

    Research Interests: Greek literature and culture; the ancient novel; Homer; philosophy

  • Matthew Roller

    Matthew Roller

    PhD, University of California, Berkeley

    410-516-5095 Gilman 102

    Research Interests: Latin literature; Roman social and cultural history; Graeco-Roman philosophy

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    Joshua Smith

    Assistant Professor
    Director of Undergraduate Studies
    PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    410-516-4241 Gilman 192

    Research Interests: Greek language and literature, ancient scholarship, history of literary criticism

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    Dimitrios Yatromanolakis

    Associate Professor
    D.Phil., University of Oxford

    410-516-7557 Gilman 104

    Research Interests: Greek papyrology; ancient Greek vase inscriptions; archaic and classical social and cultural history; ancient Greek vase painting; historical and comparative anthropology

  • academy faculty

  • alan-shapiro

    H. Alan Shapiro

    Academy Professor
    PhD, Princeton University

    Research Interests: Greek and Roman art and archaeology; Greek iconography and religion

  • emeritus faculty

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    Marcel Detienne

    Basil L. Gildersleeve Professor of Classics Emeritus

    Research Interests: Mythology, religion, and social and cultural history of ancient Greece; classics and anthropology

Visiting Faculty

Genevieve Gessert
Adjunct Associate Professor (2014-2015)
Roman art and archaeology; reception of classical archaeology; Latin epigraphy; Hellenistic culture
Office: Gilman 148

Contributing Faculty

Sanchita Balachandran
Curator, JHU Archaeological Collection
Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies
Art and archaeological conservation
Office: Gilman 137

Richard Jasnow
Professor, Near Eastern Studies

Herbert Kessler
Professor Emeritus, History of Art
Late Antique, Early Christian, and Byzantine Art History

Gareth Schmeling
Professor Emeritus, University of Florida
Latin: Petronius, Apuleius, Historia Apollonii; Greek: Chariton, Xenophon; ancient novel; textual criticism


Donald Juedes
Milton S. Eisenhower Library

Ginnie Miller
Department Administrator
Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Frank Hallam
Information Technology Specialist