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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

Joel P. Christensen
Department Chair
Mandel Center for Humanities, 214
Office Hours: Mon., Wed., Thurs. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-2 p.m.
Image of Prof. Darlene Brooks Hedstrom
Darlene Brooks Hedstrom
Myra and Robert Kraft and Jacob Hiatt Associate Professor of Christian Studies
781-736-2065  Lown 308



Caitlin Gillespie
Caitlin Gillespie
Director of Graduate Studies
Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow
Division Head, Humanities, School of Arts and Sciences
Mandel Center for Humanities, 213
Office Hours: Tues., Thurs. 3:30-4:30 p.m. and by appointment
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