Faculty

Joseph Amar

Joseph Amar
Professor, Director of Program in Syriac and Middle Eastern Studies
Ph.D: The Catholic University of America

Semitic Languages, Middle Eastern History

257 Decio Hall
(574) 631-6276 
amar.1@nd.edu


Christopher Baron

Christopher A. Baron
Associate Professor
Ph.D: The University of Pennsylvania

Greek and Roman Historiography, Hellenistic History

365 Decio Hall
(574) 631-2802
cbaron1@nd.edu


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W. Martin Bloomer
Director of Ph.D in Literature
Professor
Ph.D: Yale

Ancient Rhetoric and Education

361 Decio Hall
(574) 631-2324
mbloomer@nd.edu


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Keith R. Bradley
Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Professor Emeritus of Classics
Ph.D: Oxford University

Roman Social and Cultural History

kbradle1@nd.edu


Catherine Bronson
Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D: University of Chicago

Arabic Pedagogy, Islamic intellectual thought, and gender constructions in Islam

251A Decio Hall
(574) 631-3868
cbronson@nd.edu


Ghada Bualuan

Ghada Bualan
Assistant Teaching Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
MBA: Lebanese American University

Arabic and Middle Eastern Cultural Studies

377 Decio Hall
(574) 631-1402
gbualan@nd.edu


Li Guo

Li Guo
Professor
Director, Arabic Studies Program
Ph.D: Yale

Arabic Language and Literature

273 Decio Hall
(574) 631-9904
lguo@nd.edu


Davide Hernandez

David Hernandez
Assistant Professor
Ph.D: University of Cincinnati

Archaeology

354 Decio Hall
(574) 631-1382
dhernan2@nd.edu


Brian Krostenko

Brian Krostenko
Associate Professor and Department of Classics Acting Chair
Ph.D: Harvard

Rhetoric and Linguistics of the Late Roman Republic

356 Decio Hall
(574) 631-0451
bkrosten@nd.edu


David Ladoucer

David Ladoucer
Associate Professor
Ph.D: Brown

Ancient Medicine, Hellenistic Greek and Judaism

363 Decio Hall
(574) 631-6519
dladouce@nd.edu


Alison Lanski

Alison Lanski
Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Pragmatics in Greek and Roman Literature

362 Decio Hall
(574) 631-6829
alanski@nd.edu


Blake Leyerle

Blake Leyerle
Concurrent Associate Professor
Professor of Theology
Ph.D: Duke

Social and Cultural History of Early Christianity

444 Malloy Hall
(574) 631-7090
sleyerle@nd.edu


Amaya Martin

Amaya Martin
Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D: Georgetown

Linguistic analysis of Arabic cultural and literary texts

339 Decio Hall
(574) 631-2794
amarti34@nd.edu


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Elizabeth Forbis Mazurek
Associate Professor
Chair of the Classics Deparment (on leave Fall 2014)
Ph.D: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Latin literature, Roman epigraphy, women and gender in Classical antiquity

304 O'Shaughnessy Hall
(574) 631-7195
eforbis@nd.edu


Tadeusz Mazurek

Tadeusz Mazurek
Associate Teaching Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Roman law, religion, and self rule

304 Decio Hall
(574) 631-3971
tmazurek@nd.edu


Hildegund Müller

Hildegund Müller
Associate Professor
Ph.D: University of Vienna

Late Antique Latin literature

373 Decio Hall
(574) 631-7692
hmuller@nd.edu


David O'Connor

David O'Connor
Concurrent Associate
Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D: Stanford

Ancient Philosophy, ethics, philosophy of literature

332 Malloy Hall
(574) 631-6226
doconnor@nd.edu


Robin Rhodes

Robin Rhodes
Concurrent Associate
Professor of Art History
Ph.D: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Archaeology, Architecture, and Classical Art

110 Decio Hall
(574) 631-7684
rrhodes@nd.edu


Catherine Schlegel

Catherine Schlegel
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D: UCLA

Latin and Greek Poetry

310 Decio Hall
(574) 631-6831
cschlege@nd.edu


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Daniel J. Sheerin
Professor Emeritus
Department of Classcis and Theology

Patristic and liturgical texts, Medieval Latin

Sheerin.1@nd.edu


Isabelle Torrance

Isabelle Torrance
Associate Professor
Ph.D: Trinity College, Dublin

Greek tragedy, religion, culture and language

372 Decio Hall
(574) 631-3675
itorranc@nd.edu
 

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Publishing Butrint

Congratulations to Professor Hernandez on being awarded three fellowships

University of Notre Dame Assistant Professor David Hernández recently received a trio of research awards: a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), a Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and a fellowship from Harvard’s Loeb Classical Library Foundation. Read More

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Discovering Butrint

Archaeological Opportunities for Notre Dame Students

Notre Dame is proudly partnered with the Albanian Institute of Archaeology in their excavations of Butrint. Every Summer, Notre Dame students are allowed to join Professor Hernandez in uncovering the mysteries of Butrint Read More

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Classics Majors Find Their Future in the Past

How to Succeed

Ever gotten quizzical looks when you tell people you're a Classics major? Or have people caution you that you won't find a job? Katharine Brooks' recent article reveals the extreme benefits Classics majors receive in future endeavors, whether those be graduate, medical, legal or business school. Majoring in Classics may just be the best kept secret to success. Read More

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An Ode to the Classics Faculty

Mel Triay Pays Homage to the Legendary Teachers of the Classics Department

Sing for me, O Muse, of those sagacious men and women
Who, having set foot upon the broad plains of South Bend
Ended their circuitous wanderings in the quest for higher education. Read More

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Robin Rhodes

Associate Professor, Departments of Classics and Art, Art History, and Design

Robin Rhodes is an archaeologist and historian of classical art and architecture and has recently been awarded a multi-year NEH Collaborative Research Grant for his work as Principal Investigator of the Greek Stone Architecture at the Corinth Excavations of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Read More

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Blake Leyerle

The John Cardinal O'Hara, C.S.C., Associate Professor of Theology

Blake Leyerle's scholarly specialization lies in the social and cultural history of early Christianity. Read More

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Amaya Martin

Assistant Teaching Professor

Amaya Martin’s academic interests include linguistic analysis of Arabic cultural and literary texts. Read More

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Ghada Bualuan

Assistant Teaching Professor

Assistant Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Classics and Program of Arabic Languages and Literature, Professor Bualuan is interested in Read More

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Elizabeth Mazurek

Associate Professor

Mazurek’s interests include Latin literature, Roman epigraphy, Roman history, and women and gender in classical antiquity. Read More

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Joseph P. Amar

Professor

Dr Joseph P. Amar is a linguist trained in ancient and modern Semitic languages and in the histories, religions, and cultures of the Middle East. He specializes in Aramaic, Syriac, and Arabic literary culture and in early interactions between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Read More

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David Ladouceur

Associate Professor

Ladouceur is a specialist in Hellenistic Greek and Judaism, Early Christian Latin, ancient medicine. Read More

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David Hernandez

Assistant Professor

David Hernandez is an archaeologist of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Having directed large-scale field projects at Butrint and Amantia, he has extensive knowledge of excavation methods and complex urban stratigraphy. Read More

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Li Guo

Professor

Guo’s areas of interest are Arabic language and literature, medieval Arabic historiography and popular culture. Read More

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Hildegund Müller

Associate Professor

Hildegund Müller is a specialist of late antique Latin literature, both poetry and prose, especially the Latin Church Fathers. Her favorite classical authors are Cicero and Horace. Read More

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Christopher A. Baron

Assistant Professor

Professor Baron’s interests include Greek and Roman historiography, the history of the Hellenistic period, Greek epigraphy, and the ethnic identity in the ancient world. Read More

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W. Martin Bloomer

Associate Professor

Bloomer’s chief areas of research lie in Latin literature, ancient rhetoric, and ancient education. Read More

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Tadeusz Mazurek

Associate Professional Specialist

Professor Mazurek researches the literature and cultural history of Republican Rome, with a particular interest in Roman law, religion and self-rule. Read More

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Catherine Schlegel

Associate Professor

Professor Schlegel’s research interests include Latin and Greek poetry and issues involving violence as a tool for identity formation. Read More

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Isabelle Torrance

Assistant Professor

Professor Torrance specializes in archaic and classical Greek literature and culture, especially Greek tragedy and religion. Read More