The Department of Classics

Faculty and Staff

The Department of Classics at GVSU offers students with inquiring minds a welcoming place where their individual gifts are recognized and nurtured by our distinguished faculty of scholar-teachers and our wonderful administrator, Ginny Klingenberg.

Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson, Associate Professor and Interim Chair (2014-15)
Latin literature, especially epigram / Greco-Roman literary Culture / Latin pedagogies / Stoic ethics

David Crane

David Crane, Assistant Professor
Ancient philosophy / Greek literature / narratology / gender and sexuality

Charles Ham Charles Ham, Visiting Assistant Professor
Latin literature (especially poetry) and Roman culture / poetry and philosophy in the works of Ovid
Ginny Klingenberg (photo forthcoming)  Ginny Klingenberg, Academic Office Coordinator
Melissa Morison Melissa Morison, Associate Professor
Roman and Greek archaeology / classical art / Roman and Greek pottery / ceramic technology
Charles Pazdernik

Charles Pazdernik, Professor
Greco-Roman political and legal history / late antiquity / classical historiography

On leave, 2014-15

Bice Peruzzi, Visiting Instructor
Archaeology of the Italian peninsula / burial customs and society / ceramic studies

Diane Rayor

Diane Rayor, Professor
Greek language and literature / literary translation / women in antiquity / mythology



William Levitan William Levitan, Professor Emeritus
Latin literature / ancient drama / ancient music / the classical tradition



Barbara Flaschenriem


Barbara Flaschenriem, Associate Professor




Associated faculty



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