Loyola University Chicago

Department of Classical Studies

Faculty Directory

Katherine Billotte-Kelaidis
PhD, University of London
Research Interests: Reception of Greek & Roman drama, Greek-American studies
Leanna Boychenko
Assistant Professor and Post-Baccalaureate Program Director
PhD, Yale University
Research Interests: Hellenistic poetry, Archaic Greek poetry, Ptolemaic Egypt
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Andrew Donnelly
PhD, Loyola University Chicago
Research Interests: Late Antique history, ancient food and dining, ceramics
Laura Gawlinski Associate Professor and Chair
PhD, Cornell University
Research Interests: Greek religion, epigraphy, archaeology
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Pat Graham-Skoul
Adjunct Professor
PhD, Northwestern University
Research Interests: Greek lyric poetry, ethics, gender
Jim Keenan Professor
PhD, Yale University
Research Interests: Papyrology, Roman Law, Byzantine Egypt
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Brian Lavelle Professor
PhD, University of British Columbia
Research Interests: Archaic Greece, Greek tyranny, Athenian democracy
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Edith Pennoyer (Penny) Livermore Full-time Instructor
PhD, Northwestern University
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Jacqueline Long Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences
PhD, Columbia University
Research Interests: Late Antique history & literature, Roman history & literature, women and gender
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John Makowski Associate Professor
PhD, Princeton University
Research Interests: Roman literature, Latin language, myth, classical world in cinema
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Jonathan Mannering Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Program Director
PhD, King's College, Cambridge University
Research Interests: Latin prose and poetry (late Republic, early Empire), rhetoric and oratorical performance in public spaces, literary reception
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Kirk Shellko Adjunct Instructor
PhD, Loyola University Chicago
Research Interests: Ancient science, comic & tragic representations of Socrates in Plato’s dialogues, Aristotle
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In Memoriam:

Gregory Dobrov, Associate Professor and Post-Baccalaureate Program Director

 ‌It is with much sadness that we report that Greg passed away September 27, 2015. A memorial was held on campus at Madonna della Strada chapel on October 9, 2015.

Ed Menes, Professor Emeritus

We report with great sadness that Ed passed away 25 August 2018. His family held memorial services in Houston in September; we are planning a commemoration at Loyola-Chicago for 4 May 2019.