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Skidmore College

Classics Faculty

Chair of the Classics Department: Dan Curley

Associate Professors: Michael Arnush, Dan Curley

Teaching Professor: Amy Oh

Visiting Assistant Professor: Randolph Ford

Lecturer Emerita: Leslie Mechem

Research Associate: Joseph Russo

Affiliated Faculty:

English: Kate Greenspan

Philosophy: Silvia Carli

Michael Arnush, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of the Faculty

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

Palamountain Hall 402B
Phone: (518) 580-5462

Dan Curley, Associate Professor and Department Chair

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

Randolph Ford, Lecturer

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., New York University.
Specializations: Greek and Latin Historiography, Late Antiquity, Procopius of Caesarea.
Research:  Comparative study of Greece-Rome and China, Greco-Roman ethnography, ethnicity and identity, panegyric.

Filene Hall 210
Phone: (518) 580-5233

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, Teaching 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 222
Phone: (518) 580-5098

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