Faculty

Arthur Bahr

  • Medieval literature
  • Chaucer, Arthurian literature
  • The structure of medieval manuscript compilations, specifically what methodologies (codicological, historicist, formalist, aesthetic) can most profitably be integrated to bring these objects to life for contemporary readers.

William Broadhead

  • Roman Italy
  • The cities of Athens and Rome 
  • Roman demography and migration studies
  • IAP in Ancient Greece; IAP in Ancient and Medieval Italy

Michael Scott Cuthbert

  • Music before 1500
  • Italy during the age of plague and schism.

Stephanie Frampton

  • Latin and Greek literature
  • The role of literature in Greek and Roman society
  • History of writing and of other communications media in the ancient world
  • Pre-modern world literatures; comparative approaches to classical literature
  • Classical applications of critical theory

Eric J. Goldberg

  • Late antique and early medieval history
  • Merovingian and Carolingian Europe
  • Kingship, elites, and political culture
  • Literature, historical writing, and manuscripts
  • IAP in Ancient and Medieval Italy

Sally Haslanger

  • Ancient philosophy: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and the Epicureans
  • Metaphysics and ethics
  • Contemporary social and political philosophy and feminist theory

Ina Lipkowitz

  • Biblical studies: Hebrew Bible & New Testament
  • Comparative literature
  • Culinary history

Anne McCants

  • Economic and social history of late medieval and early modern Europe
  • Connections between economic growth in the pre-industrial age and improvements in the standard of living and in concrete measures of well-being
  • The history of women's work, both within the household and outside of it
  • Technological change in response to, or as a precipitator of, economic growth

John A. Ochsendorf

  • Structural safety of historic monuments
  • Architectural history
  • Reinterpretation of ancient technology for contemporary use

Steven Ostrow

  • Greek and Roman History and Archaeology
  • IAP in Ancient & Medieval Italy; IAP in Ancient Greece
  • Excavations in Italy, Libya, Tunisia, and Cyprus

Lee Perlman

  • An integrated view of the humanities and sciences in the western tradition

Nasser Rabbat

  • History and historiography of Islamic architecture and cultures
  • Urban history
  • Post-colonial criticism

Linda Rabieh

  • Classical and Medieval political philosophy 
  • Ethics in war, the role of women, and the early meaning of science
  • IAP in Ancient Greece