Faculty & Staff

General contact


Chico Zimmerman
Chico Zimmerman Profile
Chair of Classics
Hazel Lillian Amland Grose Professor of Classics

Office Hours (Starting April 6th):   Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Tuesday 2:00-3:30 pm, Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Thursday 1:00-2:30 pm, Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; and by appointment

B.A., Duke University; M.A., Ph.D. University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill). Special interests in Hellenistic poetry, mythology, and Augustan poetry. Began teaching at Carleton in 1989.

Clara Hardy
Clara Hardy Profile
John E. Sawyer Professor of Liberal Learning
Professor of Classics
Off Campus: Fall 2016 through Spring 2017

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday 11:00 am - Noon, Thursday 3:30-4:30 pm; and by appointment

B.A. Oberlin College; Ph.D. Brown University. Special interests in the performance of Greek and Roman drama, and gender studies. Began teaching at Carleton in 1990.

Alex Knodell
Alex Knodell Profile
Assistant Professor of Classics
Co-Director of Archaeology

Office Hours: Tuesday 11:00 am-12:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00-4:00 pm; and by appointment

Kathryn Steed
Kathryn Steed Profile
Assistant Professor of Classics

Office Hours:  Monday, Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Tuesday, Thursday 10:30-11:30 am; and by appointment

B.A. Kalamazoo College, Ph.D. University of Michigan.  Special interests in Roman history (especially of the Republic), Greek and Roman law and oratory. Began teaching at Carleton in 2010.

Hans Wietzke ’03 Profile
Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Emeriti Faculty

Jackson Bryce
Jack Bryce Profile
Marjorie Crabb Garbisch Professor of Classical Languages and the Liberal Arts, Emeritus

A.B. Catholic University; A.M., Ph.D. Harvard University. Special interests in Roman literature and history (especially of the Christian era). Jackson's bibliography of Lactantius available here. Began teaching at Carleton in 1972.

Nancy Wilkie at Meteora
Nancy Wilkie Profile
William H. Laird Professor of Classics, Anthropology, and the Liberal Arts, Emerita

Office Hours:   by appointment

A.B. Stanford University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Minnesota. Special interest in archaeology. Co-coordinator of the Archaeology Concentration. Began teaching at Carleton in 1974.


Rob Hardy Profile
Research Associate

Office Hours:  TBA; and by appointment

B.A., Oberlin College, Ph.D., Brown University. Special interests in the classical tradition and translating Greek tragedy for performance. Has previously taught at Carleton in 2006, 2009, and 2010.


Jean Sherwin
Administrative Assistant in Asian Languages and Literatures
Administrative Assistant in Classics
Administrative Assistant in Middle Eastern Languages

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:15-12:00, 1:00-5:00

B.A., St. Cloud State University. Began working at Carleton in 1991.