Affiliated Faculty


GORDON BRADEN, Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English, works in literature of the Renaissance against its Classical backgrounds. His books include The Classics and Renaissance Poetry: Three Case Studies; Anger's Privilege: Renaissance Poetry and the Senecan Tradition; and Petrarchan Love and the Continental Renaissance.


ANASTASIA DAKOURI-HILD, Visiting Assistant Professor in Prehistoric Art and Archaeology, has published extensively on the Mycenaean civilisation and the site of Thebes.


DANIEL T. DEVEREUX, Professor of Philosophy, is the author of a number of articles on Plato and Aristotle. He is currently at work on a study of the development of Plato's ethical theory.


JOHN J. DOBBINS, Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology, is the author of The Excavation of the Roman Villa at La Befa, Italy, Tel Anafa: the Terracotta Lamps (in press for years), "The Houses at Antioch," in Christine Kondoleon, ed., Antioch: the Lost Ancient City, and several articles and chapters on aspects of the Pompeii forum. He is also the director of the Pompeii Forum Project. His research interests include Roman architecture, mosaics, and terracotta lamps.


HARRY Y. GAMBLE, Professor of Religious Studies, is author of The New Testament Canon: Its Making and Meaning, the Textual History of the Letter to the Romans, and a variety of articles on early Christianity. His research interests center on the relationship of early Christianity to its socio-cultural environment.


GEORGE KLOSKO, Henry L. and Grace Doherty Professor of Politics, is the author of The Development of Plato's Political Theory, now in its second edition, many other books, and numerous articles on Plato's philosophy and political theory.


JUDITH L. KOVACS, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, regularly teaches New Testament Greek in the Department of Classics. She has written on Paul and on women in the New Testament. Her research interests include the Gospel of John and Clement of Alexandria.


J.E. LENDON, Professor of History, is the author of Empire of Honour: The Art of Government in the Roman World (1997), Soldiers and Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity (2005), and Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins (2010). He has research interests in both Greek and Roman history, politics and culture, and historical anthropology.


ELIZABETH A. MEYER, Professor of History, is the author of Legitimacy and Law in the Roman World. Tabulae in Roman Belief and Practice, Metics and the Athenian phialai-inscriptions : a study in Athenian epigraphy and law, and works in both Greek and Roman History. She has a particular interest in epigraphy, ancient law, and political and social history.


DOMINIC SCOTT, Professor of Philosophy, is the author of Recollection and Experience: Plato's Theory of Learning and its Successors (CUP 1995) and Plato's Meno (CUP 2006). He is currently working on a comparative study of Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. He gained his PhD in Classics at Cambridge University, and taught in the Philosophy Faculty there (1989-2007). He has also been a visiting professor at Princeton and Harvard, and a Fellow of the Center for Hellenic Studies (1998-9).


TYLER JO SMITH, Associate Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology, is the author of Komast Dancers in Archaic Greek Art. She works in Greek vase-painting and iconography, as well as in religion and drama and has participated in archaeological projects in Lycia, Knossos, and Chios.