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Honorary Members: Zeta Gamma at San Diego State University

Honorary Members: Zeta Gamma at San Diego State University

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Dr. Walter Penrose is a historian of ancient Greece with special interests in gender and sexuality, and these interests are exemplified by his research on classical depictions of the Amazons. For several years now he had fostered our members’ interest and expertise in ancient history in his teaching, as well…

Honorary Members: Beta Delta at the University of Tennessee

Honorary Members: Beta Delta at the University of Tennessee

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Kathryn Weaver has been the administrative assistant for our department for years, and in that role not only has she played a significant role in the planning and execution of our Eta Sigma Phi events, but more generally she provides a great deal of material and personal support to our…

Honorary Members: Gamma at Ohio University

Honorary Members: Gamma at Ohio University

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James Andrews: Dr. Andrews has gone above and beyond as our chapter advisor helping us with projects and achieving our chapter goals. He is a strong advocate for the study of Classics and teaches Greek and Latin to students at Ohio University.   Bryan Baur: Bryan is the administrative assistant…

Honorary Members: Zeta Nu at the University of Maryland, College Park

Honorary Members: Zeta Nu at the University of Maryland, College Park

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Morgan Palmer holds a B.A. in Classics from Brown University and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington. She has taught at a number of schools, most recently Montclair State University and the University of Maryland, College Park. She was unable to join Eta Sigma Phi as an undergraduate because…

Honorary Members: Theta Rho at the University of Miami

Honorary Members: Theta Rho at the University of Miami

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Professor John Paul Russo and Professor Aaron Kachuck Both of these professors teach classics at the University of Miami and act as tireless advocates for the study of appreciation of the ancient world. They act as inspiration for those of us just beginning our studies of Classics and were pivotal…

Former Megale Hyparchos Publishes Book for Children

Former Megale Hyparchos Publishes Book for Children

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Kate DePalma (née Jones), Megale Hyparchos of Eta Sigma Phi for the 2004-2005 academic year, has put her background in classics to use in an unusual way: she is a picture book editor and author. After graduating from Loyola University New Orleans (Eta Gamma chapter) and finishing an MA in Classics at…

Martha Davis

Martha Davis

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Professor Davis is well known to us for her participation in our annual conventions with a host of students from Zeta Beta; and she also graciously hosted our 79th convention at Temple University in 2007. Martha Davis received her BA and MA from Florida State University before moving to Cornell…

Honorary Members: Iota Chi at Brandeis University

Honorary Members: Iota Chi at Brandeis University

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Delande Justinvil is currently an academic administrator of Classical Studies at Brandeis University. Beyond his contributions to the overall functionality of our Classical Artifact Research Collection and Digital Humanities Lab, undergraduate curricular development, and graduate student event and conference, he himself remains a scholar. Delande was a Classical Studies major…

Honorary Members: Beta Theta at Hampden-Sydney College

Honorary Members: Beta Theta at Hampden-Sydney College

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Kenneth De Luca (A.B, Chicago, 1984; Ph.D. Fordham University, 2000), Senior Lecturer in Government & Foreign Affairs, has taught at Hampden-Sydney since 2001. At the College he audited Greek from Professor Arieti for several years, reviewing Elementary Greek and then taking classes with readings in Herodotus, Homer, and Plato. For…

Fred Mench

Fred Mench

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Dr. Mench received his B.A. in Classics from Kenyon College where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. His first academic position was at the University of Texas at Austin, and, in 1971, he joined the faculty at Stockton where he…