Faculty and Staff

Anne Bulliung

Instructor in Classics

Dan Davis

Associate Professor of Classics

Department Head

Ph.D., Classics, University of Texas; M.A., Nautical Archaeology, Texas A&M University; B.A., Classical Civilizations, University of Iowa

Dan Davis, a specialist in both terrestrial and marine archaeology, teaches a wide range of courses in Classics and the first-year Paideia program. In addition to partnering with students on research and work-study projects at Luther he leads January-term trips to Greece and Italy and conducts archaeological research with students in Israel and Greece each summer.

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Mark Thorne

Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Mark Thorne is a specialist in Latin literature, especially Lucan and Latin poetry. In addition to teaching a wide range of Classics courses he also instructs in our Paideia sequence for first-year students. Professor Thorne is currently working with work-study students on a mapping project focused on mentions of toponyms in Latin poetry.

Lori Ostlie

Administrative Assistant, MLLL, Religion and Classics