Professor of Classical Studies
Latin and Greek Languages and Literatures; Vergil; Sophocles; Presocratic Philosophers;Classical Myth and Religion,
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley, M.A.
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Invited to be the main speaker at Case Western University's week-long celebration of Vergil's Aeneid. My translation of the Aeneid will be the main text used for the week, which will culminate with my (invited) lecture on April 26, 2013. (2013)
Brandeis Representative at Trienniel Meeting of Phi Beta Kappa in West Palm Beach, Florida (2012)
Invited Speaker at the University of Athens, Greece (2011)
Theodore and Jane Normal Fund for Faculty Research and Creative Projects, Brandeis University (2011)
Keynote Speaker, Massachusetts Foreign Language Assn., April 2010. (2010)
Special Award from the Vergilian Society for contributions to the Society, as President, Vice President, and for editing Vergilius for 7 years, and especially for creating and organizing Vergilian Society Symposia Cumana from 1995 through 2011. (2010)
Editor, Vergilius, 2003-2009 (2003)
Director, Symposia Cumana, Vergilian Society, 1995-2012 (1995)
President, Vergilian Society, 1995-1996 (1995 - 1996)
Treasurer Phi Beta Kappa, Mu of Massachusetts chapter, 1990-present) (1990)
President, Phi Beta Kappa, Mu of Massachusetts (1989) (1989)
Sloan Faculty Grant to develop Latin Tutorial software (1986)
Phi Beta Kappa, Eta of California (1967)
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|LAT||117a||Lucretius, De Rerum Natura|
|LAT||118a||Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry|