Research

Scholarship and research are integral to the study of Classics and to the mission of our department. We understand scholarship in an inclusive sense that embraces teaching and learning at all levels. The members of our faculty (core and affiliate) practice research that results in scholarly talks and conferences and in publication by major presses and refereed journals; much of this research informs the courses they teach. Our students also engage in research, both individual and collaborative, both inside and outside of the classroom. The following are recent examples of the products of our research:

For those of you wondering whether your humanities degree is worth the four years, research shows that students who graduate with such a degree obtain and succeed in successful careers at a rate c

Photo of Prof. Parara with Ambassadors of Greece and Cyprus

Dr. Polyvia Para was invited as a speaker at the Fall 2019 National Hellenic Student Association Convention at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., on November 2, 2019. Dr.

Meghan Lockwood
I am a junior Classics major planning to pursue a Ph.D so that I can teach Latin someday.
Dr. Parara presenting her paper

On March 21-24, 2019,  Dr. Polyvia Parara successfully presented a new paper based on her research project entitled “Classics in Reception: Cultural Identity and the Unique Case of Classical B

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Prof. Jorge Bravo

The Classics Department congratulates Associate Professor Jorge J.

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