Roman and Greek art and archaeology. Latin language and literature. Mythology in
Greek and Roman Art. Roman Social History and Daily Life.
Associate Professor and Chair of Classical Studies
Research and Scholarship:
The Sarno Bath Complex (`L¿Erma¿ di Bretschneider, Monograph series of the Italian Superintendency, Rome, 1990).
Naked Truths: Women, Sexuality, and Gender in Classical Art and Archaeology (contributor and co-editor, with Claire L. Lyons) (Routledge Press, London, 1997). (Paperback edition, Routledge Press, London, 2000).
Water Use and Hydraulics in the Roman City (contributor and sole editor). Vol. no. 3 in the Colloquium and Conference Papers Series of the Archaeological Institute of America (Kendall-Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa. 2001).
Books in Preparation and Under Contract
The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Water, Sewers, and Toilets. (sole author). Under contract with the University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill and London. The volume has undergone external review and is being reedited in preparation for publication sometime within the next year and a half.
Pompeii and Herculaneum: Roman Daily Life in the Shadow of Vesuvius (sole author). Under contract with Cambridge University Press, New York and Cambridge, England. In preparation.
Louis Dembitz Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching, 1988-89
Perlmutter Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research, 1997-98
American Philological Association National Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1997-98
The Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer ¿69 and Joseph Neubauer Prize for Excellence in
Teaching and Mentoring
University of Michigan, Ph.D.
University of Michigan, M.A.
Upsala College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Senior Faculty Research Leave, Brandeis University (2012)
The Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer '69 and Joseph Neubauer Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring (2006)
Named a Senior Research Fellow at the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2001 - 2002)
American Philological Association National Award for Excellence in Teaching as "one of the best professors of classics in the United States and Canada" (1997 - 1998)
Kermit H. Perlmutter Award for Teaching Excellence (internal award) (1996 - 1997)
Bunting Institute Fellowship (1993)
Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Fellowship (1992)
Louis D. Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching (1988 - 1989)
|CLAS||133a||The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece|
|CLAS||134b||The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Rome|
|CLAS||136b||Roman Technology, Medicine, and Art|
|CLAS||140a||Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Greek and Roman Art and Text|
|CLAS||145b||Topics in Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology|
|CLAS||150b||Pompeii: Life in the Shadow of Vesuvius|
|CLAS||151a||Greece, Rome, Myth, and the Movies|
|CLAS||165a||Roman Sex, Violence, and Decadence in Translation|
|CLAS||167b||Classical Myths Told and Retold|
|LAT||30a||Intermediate Latin: Literature|