Emeriti Faculty

Larissa Bonfante   
Professor Bonfante has published articles or books on Julian the Apostate, Roman triumphs, the Etruscan language, Etruscan mirrors and Poussin, ancient dress and nudity. She has translated the plays of Hrotswitha of Gandersheim and curated the Department's collection of antiquities since 1973. She was a Visiting Member of the Institute of Advanced Study, is currently a member of the German Archaeological Institute, founder of the US Section of the Istituto di Studi Etruschi and of its Bulletin, Etruscan News. She is a Vice President of the New York Society of the Archaeological Society of America.

Mervin Dilts   
Professor Dilts works on Greek textual criticism, religion, and history.  He has edited numerous Greek texts, including Demosthenes, Aeschines (as well as the Demosthenes and Aeschines scholia), Apsines, and Aelian.

Charles Dunmore   
Professor Dunmore works on mythology, etymology, and Latin literature.  He is the co-author of Medical terminology: exercises in etymology.

Philip Mayerson   
Professor Mayerson works on late antiquity and the Roman and Byzantine Near East.  His books include Arid Zone Farming in AntiquityThe Ancient Agricultural Regime of Nessana and the Central Negeb, and Monks, Martyrs, Soldiers and Saracens.

Gregory Sifakis   
Professor Sifakis works on classical drama, medieval Greek narrative poetry, and modern Greek folklore. Among his books are Parabasis and Animal ChorusesStudies in the History of Hellenistic Drama, and Aristotle on the Function of Tragic Poetry.