CYNTHIA WHITE is Professor of Classics who teaches Latin language and literature and courses on Rome and the ancient world. Her Ph.D. is in Greek and Latin from The Catholic University of America. A Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, she has published on medieval bestiaries, ancient marriage poems, early Christianity, and mirabilia of Rome. She regularly teaches in Rome and Orvieto and organizes a spring break tour of Italy for members of the UA community.
BELLA VIVANTE is Professor Emerita of Classics. She has often taught ancient Greek poetry, drama, and especially Homer’s epic poems. Her scholarly works reveal antiquity’s dynamism: Women, Marriage and the Family in Ancient Greece; Daughters of Gaia: Women in the Ancient Mediterranean; and translation of Euripides’s Helen in Women on the Edge: Four Plays by Euripides.
DAVID SOREN is Regents Professor of Anthropology, Classics, and Art History. He is a Fellow of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He was named Honorary Italian Citizen for his contributions to Italian archaeology and Honorary Philhellene by the Greek Orthodox Church for his work in Cypriote archaeology. He has also been named a Successor Generation Scholar by Oxford University and is the 2018 winner of of the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Archaeological Institute of America.
NORMAN AUSTIN is Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Arizona. With his B.A. from Toronto and his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, he has taught Greek and Latin literature at several universities. He joined the University of Arizona in 1980. He has taught courses in epic, tragedy, and philosophy, and numerous Humanities Seminars. He has published five books on Greek literature and myth.