Faculty & 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.

Department of Classics

140 Lake Michigan Hall
Grand Valley State University
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI  49401

cladept@gvsu.edu
616-331-3600 (office)
616-331-3775 (fax)

Department Chair

Prof. Melissa Morison
141 Lake Michigan Hall

morisonm@gvsu.edu
616-331-3231

Academic Department Coordinator

Kristin Winfrey
140 Lake Michigan Hall

winfreyk@gvsu.edu
616-331-3600

Faculty

Peter Anderson

Associate Professor

ON LEAVE 2019-2020
anderspe@gvsu.edu
616-331-3611

Seneca, Roman Stoics, Martial, Latin Pedagogies and Cognitive Aspects of SL Acquisition

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David Crane

Assistant Professor

147 Lake Michigan Hall
craneda@gvsu.edu
616-331-3683

Ancient philosophy / Greek literature / narratology / gender and sexuality

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Quinn Griffin

Assistant Professor

144 Lake Michigan Hall
griffiqu@gvsu.edu
616-331-3600

Palaeography and history of the book / reception studies / gender and sexuality

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Charles Ham

Assistant Professor

146 Lake Michigan Hall
hamch@gvsu.edu
616-331-5057

Latin literature (especially poetry) and Roman culture / poetry and philosophy in the works of Ovid

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Scott Lepisto

Scott Lepisto

Visiting Assistant Professor

143 Lake Michigan Hall
lepistos@gvsu.edu
616-331-3073

Seneca the Younger / Latin literature / oracles and prophecy / ancient literary criticism 

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Melissa Morison

Associate Professor and Chair

141 Lake Michigan Hall
morisonm@gvsu.edu
616-331-3231

Roman and Greek archaeology / Roman and Late Roman pottery / ceramic petrography / materiality and agency

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Charles Pazdernik

Professor

142 Lake Michigan Hall
pazdernc@gvsu.edu
616-331-3165

Greco-Roman political and legal history / late antiquity / classical historiography

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Diane Rayor

Professor

145 Lake Michigan Hall
rayord@gvsu.edu
616-331-3284

Greek language and literature / literary translation / women in antiquity / mythology

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Emeritus Faculty

William Levitan

Professor Emeritus (retired)

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In memoriam

Barbara Flaschenriem

Posthumous Associate Professor Emerita

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