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Classics

Anne Feltovich, Assistant Professor of Classics

B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
afeltovi@hamilton.edu
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Areas of expertise: Greek and Roman comedy, Greek and Roman gender and sexuality and Greek archaeology

Anne Feltovich specializes in the study of relationships between women as depicted in Greek and Latin literature. She has taught ancient Greek and Latin language courses as well as ancient Greek history and archaeology and has participated in archaeological excavations in Athens and Corinth. She cames to Hamilton from a visiting position at Grinnell College. She received her bachelor's degree in classics from Grinnell College and her doctorate in classical philology from the University of Cincinnati.

Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor and Chair of Classics and Greek Literature

B.A., University of Michigan; M.A. and Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
bgold@hamilton.edu
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Areas of expertise: classical literature and social history, feminist theory and late antiquity and medieval literature

Barbara Gold's research interests are Greek and Roman literature, comparative literature, women in antiquity, feminist theory and classics and late antique and early Christian literature. Gold was the first woman editor of The American Journal of Philology. Her work includes editing The Blackwell Companion to Roman Elegy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012), to which she contributed a chapter, and Perpetua: a Martyr’s Tale (Oxford University Press, 2012). Gold is on the national advisory committee for a Teagle Foundation grant focusing on the fields of classics and political science. She earned a doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Shelley Haley, Professor of Classics and Africana Studies

A.B., Syracuse University; Ph.D., University of Michigan
shaley@hamilton.edu
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Areas of expertise: ancient Africa including ancient Egypt, Cleopatra, Latin pedagogy, Classica Africana, Roman social history focusing on constructs of race, gender and sexuality; black feminist thought; and critical race feminism and African-American women's intellectual history

Shelley Haley is an expert on Cleopatra and has discussed the subject on BBC and The Learning Channel programs. Haley was a distinguished visiting scholar at Washington University-St. Louis and participated in the Oxford Round Table. She has lectured widely on increasing the representation of students of color in Latin, ancient Greek and classics classrooms – and on her research about the role of a classical education in the lives and careers of 19th-century college-educated black women. She was chief reader for the AP Latin Exam and was appointed chair of the exam Development Committee.

Jesse Weiner, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

B.A., New College of Florida; M.A., University of California, Irvine; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
jweiner@hamilton.edu
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Areas of expertise: Latin epic poetry, didactic poetry, drama, reception studies

Jesse Weiner's research and teaching interests encompass Greek and Latin epic poetry, drama and, especially, the many ways in which classical antiquity continues to inform modernity. Weiner has worked as a Latin consultant for Hollywood films and as a scholar with the Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives program. He previously taught classics at Illinois Wesleyan University, California State University Long Beach and the University of California, Irvine, where he earned his doctorate.

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