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Mandel Center for the HumanitiesThe Department of Classical Studies is located in the Mandel Center for the Humanities, on the second floor. Get directions to our offices and the Brandeis campus.

Department of Classical Studies
Mailstop 092
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453


Staff and Faculty

Image of Prof. Darlene Brooks Hedstrom
Darlene Brooks Hedstrom
Department Chair
Myra and Robert Kraft and Jacob Hiatt Associate Professor of Christian Studies
781-736-2065  Lown 308
Joel P. Christensen
Professor of Classical Studies
Mandel Center for Humanities, 214
Office Hours: Mon., Wed., Thurs. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-2 p.m.
Alexandra Ratzlaff
Alexandra Ratzlaff
Director of Graduate Studies, Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology and Digital Humanities
Mandel Center for the Humanities, 216
Office Hours: Wednesday 9-11 a.m.; 3-4 p.m. (campus); Tuesday 2:30- 4 p.m. (online)
Cheryl Walker
Undergraduate Advising Head
Mandel Center for Humanities, 215
Office Hours: Mon., Wed., Thurs., 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and by appointment
David DeVore
Academic Administrator
Mandel Center for Humanities, 225