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Skidmore College
Classics Department

Classics Faculty

Chair of the Classics Department: Michael Arnush

Associate Professors: Michael Arnush, Daniel Curley

Visiting Professor: Amy Oh

Lecturer: Leslie Mechem

Research Associate: Joseph Russo

Affiliated Faculty:

Art History: Penny Jolly

English: Kate Greenspan

Philosophy: Silvia Carli

Michael Arnush, Associate Professor and Department Chair

B.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.
Specializations: Ancient Mediterranean history.
Research: Greek political and social history; Athenian democracy; technopedagogy.

Filene Hall 222
Phone: (518) 580-5462

Dan Curley, Associate Professor

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

Filene Hall 212
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

Filene Hall 211
Phone: (518) 580-5464

Amy Oh, Visiting Professor

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2013), M.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008), B.A. University of California Los Angeles (2003).
Research:  Imperial Latin poetry, Late Latin literature and culture, Early Christianity, Epistolography, Hagiography, Ancient medicine, Animals in antiquity

Filene Hall 210
Phone: (518) 580-5098

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