Laura De Lozier

Classics, Latin, Greek Faculty

Senior Lecturer of Classics, Greek & Latin, Section Headportrait of Laura De Lozier

Hoyt Hall 101 


B.A. Beloit College 1990
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison 1992
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison 2002


Dr. Laura De Lozier looks forward to helping you develop stronger communication skills and global pastmindedness as your Magistra or Didaskalos in Latin and Classics courses.  Her research interests include the reception of Greeks and Romans in cinema and theater.

Dr. De Lozier is a four-time recipient of the UW Promoting Intellectual Engagement Award (2023, 2018, 2016, 2015) and a 2022 recipient of the Extraordinary Merit in Teaching Award from the College of Arts & Sciences.  She is the adaptor and director of the 2022 reading of The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity at the UW Art Museum, a community engagement event by the UW Latin students with a translation by Ian Bitzes and John Eleshuk from LATN 3990 Passio Perpetuae et Felicitatis.  Dr. De Lozier is also the adaptor and producer of the 2021 Zoom production of Aristophanes’ Wasps with Laramie-based Relative Theatrics (  During the 2020 pandemic, Dr. De Lozier partnered with Relative Theatrics as dramaturg and discussion facilitator for the international project Reading Greek Tragedy Online, organized by Paul O’Mahony (Out of Chaos Theatre) and Joel Christensen (Brandeis University) under the aegis of London-based Out of Chaos Theatre, Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies, and the Kosmos Society.

Please note that Greek and Roman materials may contain triggers due to explicit discussions of the sexual, physical, and psychological violence in Greek and Roman lives.

Research Interests

Literature, history, and material culture of the Late Roman Republic; postclassical reception of Greco-Roman culture in cinema and theatre.


Greek 1010 First Year Greek I; Greek 1020 First Year Greek II; Greek 2030 Second Year Greek I; Greek 2040 Second Year Greek II; Latin 1010 First Year Latin I; Latin 1020 First Year Latin II; Latin 2030 Second Year Latin; Latin 3110 Vergil, The Aeneid I; Latin 3120 Vergil, The Aeneid II; Latin 3140 Caesar; Latin 3150 Livy; Latin 3160 Ovid; Latin 3990 Independent Study (Cicero’s Philippics I& II; Suetonius’ Nero); Latin 4110 Horace; Latin 4115 Latin Philosophers; Latin 4120 Catullus and the Elegiac Poet; Latin 4130 Cicero; Classics 2040: Classical Roman Civilization; Classics 4975

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