Department of Classics



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Faculty & Research Interests

Callie Callonblank faculty picture

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: 510 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext.  75720
Research interests:  Greek and Roman cultural history, early Christianity, and ancient conceptions of the body

Fabio Colivicchifabio colivicchi

Office: 502 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 74821
Research interests: Early Iron Age Italy; Greek Colonies; Etruscans; pre-Roman cultures of South Italy.
Website: Caere Excavation Project, Italy

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International Collaborations with Queen's Classics Department

Michael S. Cummingsmichael cummings

Assistant Professor
Office: 511 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 74822
Research interests: Latin and Greek poetry, in particular the Augustan poets, Greek amatory epigram, early Christian poetry, and mediaeval Latin lyric; love in the ancient world and the philosophy of love; myth, particularly ancient mythography.

Anthony D'Eliaanthony d'elia

Professor (joint appointment with History)
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 74375
Research interests: Italian Renaissance, Intellectual/Social/Cultural History of Early Modern Europe, classical tradition, Latin (Classical and Renaissance).

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Anne M. Foleyanne foley

Associate Professor
Office: 501 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 74827
Research interests: Greek archaeology (Bronze Age to Archaic), Greek history

R. Drew Griffithr. drew griffith

Professor, Department Head
Office: 513 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 74826
Research interests: Greek literature, comparative literature, and literary criticism

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A. Kerim Kartalbernard kavanagh

Adjunct Instructor
Office: 107 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-2150
Research interests: Medieval Greek, Byzantine History, Byzantine Ecclesiastical History

Bernard J. Kavanaghbernard kavanagh

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Chair
Office: 514 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 74825
Research interests: Roman history, Early Imperial Senators, Roman Gaul, Latin Epigraphy

Daryn Lehouxdaryn lehoux

Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Office: 503 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 74820
Research interests: Ancient science and epistemology, especially astronomy, astrology, mathematics, and medicine. Ancient philosophy

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M. Barbara Reevesbarbara reeves

Associate Professor
Office: 512 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 74824
Research interests: Roman archaeology, history of archaeology, Roman Near East, cultural relations between Roman soldiers and indigenous peoples, ancient bath houses and bathing technology, the religious practices of Roman soldier
Website:  Humayma Excavation Project, Jordan

​Sveva Savelli

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: 510 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000 ext. 75720
Email: TBA
Research interests: Greek history and archaeology, Greek colonization, economics, Athenian Empire, funerary ideology, cultural heritage protection

​Cristian Tolsa

Bader Post-doctoral Fellow
Office: 510 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000 ext. 75720
Research interests: Greek and Roman science and philosophy, social context of ancient science, Claudius Ptolemy

​Tim Wright

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: 511 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000 ext. 74822
Email:  TBA
Research interests: Greek epic, kinship, Greek historiography, ancient scholarship, and Latin epigraphy

Cristiana Zaccagninocristiana zaccagnino

Associate Professor
Office: 509 Watson Hall
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 78834
Research interests: Magna Graecia, Greek archaeology, ancient bronzes, classical tradition, field archaeology, ancient polychromy and Numismatics

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Cross-Appointed Faculty

Richard S. Ascoughrichard ascough

Professor (Religious Studies)
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 77507
Research interests: Religious interaction and community development in the Greco-Roman world;Modern theories of Christian origins; Religion and film.

George Bevangeorge bevan

Associate Professor (Geography)
Office:  Mac-Corry D130
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext.  78847
Research interests: Late Antiquity, Syriac, Papyrology, Photogrammetry, and GIS

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Richard P. H. Greenfieldblank faculty picture

Professor (History)
Telephone: (613) 533-6000, ext. 77507
Research Interests: Late Antiquity and Middle & Late Byzantine history.