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Professor and Department Head
Latin, Classics, Greek
B.A., St. Johns College, 1969
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1976
Winner of the Ellbogen Award for Meritorious Classroom Teaching, UW, 2003
American Philological Association College Teaching Award, 2005
Academic coordinator of the Wyoming Humanities Council Summer Classics Institute.
Greek literature (especially tragedy) and religion (especially hero cult). Articles have appeared in Journal of Hellenic Studies, American Journal of Philology, Classical Journal, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies, Mnemosyne, Science-Fiction Studies, and other journals.
Courses on Classical Civilization, including Greek Civilization, Greek Tragedy, Classical Epic Poetry, Athenian Democracy