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Faculty and Staff

Important Contacts

Risa LevittRisa Levitt, Ph.D. - Department Chair & Humanities Co-Adviser

Office: AL-662A 
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests:
 Hebrew Scriptures, Judaism, Ancient Near East

Briana CartmillBriana Cartmill - Administrative Coordinator
Phone: (619) 594-5186
Email: [email protected]

CaldwellMichael Caldwell, Ph.D. - Humanities Co-Adviser
Office: AL-634
Phone: (619) 594-8687
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Restoration and Eighteenth-century drama, poetry, philosophy and historiography

Joseph A. SmithJoseph A. Smith, Ph.D. - Classics Adviser & Humanities Co-Adviser
Associate Professor
Office: AL 662B
Phone: (619) 594-1526
[email protected]

Research Interests: Classics, Greek and Latin, Greek and Roman


Current Faculty

April AnsonApril Anson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: AL-630 | Phone (619) 594-1127
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Public humanities, environmental humanities, american studies: Indigenous studies, racial formation, and political theory


David Wallace-HareDavid Wallace-Hare, Ph.D.
Friends of Classics & Schuch Endowed Postdoctoral Fellow in Classics and Digital Humanities
Office: AL-668 | Phone: (619) 594-6956
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests:  Roman environmental history, Latin epigraphy, and provincial material culture

  Andrew McClellanAndrew McClellan, Ph.D.
Lecturer; Umanisti Adviser
Office: AL-628 | Phone: (619) 594-2268
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Intersections of war, violence, and death in Greco-Roman epic poetry and society

Geoffrey WestGeoffrey West, Ph.D.
Office: AL-669 | Phone: (619) 594-5177
[email protected]

Research Interests: Humanities, citizenship and service to the state


Brett RobbinsBrett Robbins, Ph.D.
Office: AL-664 | Phone: (619) 594-7223
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Greek and Latin, classical epic and drama, Greek art and archaeology


Emeritus Faculty

Robert E. Eisner, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Classics and Humanities
Email: [email protected]

E. N. Genovese, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Classics and Humanities
Email: [email protected]

Charles D. Hamilton, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of History and Classics

Erich W. Skwara, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Humanities and German
Email: [email protected]

Edward W. Warren, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Classics
Email: [email protected]