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Guests

Dr. Nandini Pandey

Dr. Nandini Pandey

Nandini Pandey is an associate professor of Classics at Johns Hopkins University with degrees from Swarthmore, Oxford, Cambridge, and UC Berkeley. She welcomes undergraduate and graduate students working on any aspect of Latin literature, Roman culture, classical reception, or the invention of race....

Dr. Benjamin Anderson

Dr. Benjamin Anderson

Benjamin Anderson (PhD, Bryn Mawr, 2012) is Associate Professor of the History of Art and Classics at Cornell University. His research focuses on three areas: late antique and Byzantine art and architecture, the urban history of Constantinople, and the history of archaeology. Recent publications inc...

Dr. Theodore “Ted” Tarkow

Dr. Theodore “Ted” Tarkow

Theodore A. Tarkow, received his AB in Classics from Oberlin College and his MA and PhD in Classics from the University of Michigan. Now Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he has served since 1970, his published work has focused on the Greek lyric p...

Joe Goodkin

Joe Goodkin

Joe Goodkin is a Chicago-based singer/songwriter with a Bachelor's Degree in Classics from UW-Madison. For decades he has toured the country performing his original one-person song interpretations of Homer's Odyssey and Iliad (The Blues of Achilles), almost 400 performances between the two pieces in...

Dr. Kara Cooney, Dr. Rachel Finnell, and Lexie Henning

Dr. Kara Cooney, Dr. Rachel Finnell, and Lexie Henning

The Partial Historians (Dr. Peta Greenfield and Fiona Radford)

The Partial Historians (Dr. Peta Greenfield and Fiona Radford)

Peta Greenfield holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Classics and Ancient History and specialises in the Vestal Virgins and the Age of Augustus. Fiona Radford holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Ancient History and specialises in classical reception and the film Spartacus (1960). Together they host the popul...

Dr. Christina Hotalen

Dr. Christina Hotalen

Christina Hotalen is a Social Media Manager for Invicta History (YouTube), and holds a B.A. in Classics and Ph.D. in History from the University of South Florida concentrating on the late Roman Empire. Her research interests include gender and sexuality, identity, material culture, digital humanitie...

Dr. Hamish Cameron

Dr. Hamish Cameron

Hamish Cameron is a Lecturer in Classics at Victoria University of Wellington where he works on the history and geography of the Roman Near East, representations of imperialism in ancient Greek and Latin literature, and the reception of the ancient Mediterranean world in modern games. His book, Maki...

Dr. Victoria Austen

Dr. Victoria Austen

Dr. Victoria Austen’s research focuses primarily on the intersection of literature and material culture in the analysis of Roman gardens and landscapes. More broadly, she is interested in Latin literature, especially from the Late Republic and Early Empire; Roman history and material culture; race a...

Dr. Amy Pistone

Dr. Amy Pistone

Amy Pistone is an Assistant Professor at Gonzaga University where she is the sole Hellenist, so she gets to teach and work on a wide range of topics. She did her PhD at the University of Michigan, where her dissertation focused on oracular language in the plays of Sophocles, but she has recently wor...

Dr. Debra Trusty

Dr. Debra Trusty

Debra Trusty is currently a lecturer for the Department of Classics at the University of Iowa. She received her BA in archaeology from the University of Evansville and MA and PhD in Classics from Florida State University. Her dissertation investigated the political economies of Mycenaean Greece thro...

Dr. Caitlín Barrett

Dr. Caitlín Barrett

Caitie Barrett is an archaeologist who studies everyday life and cross-cultural interactions in the ancient Mediterranean. A 2022 National Geographic Explorer, she teaches at Cornell University as Associate Professor of Classics. She also co-directs an archaeological excavation at Pompeii: the Casa ...

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