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Brett Rogers

Position: 

Assistant Professor of Classics
U. Puget Sound

Biography: 

Brett M. Rogers (Ph.D. 2005) is Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Puget Sound (starting in fall 2012). He has previously held positions at Gettysburg College (in  both Classics and Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies), the University of Georgia (as Franklin Teaching Fellow), Santa Clara University (as lecturer). He has published articles on Greek and Roman drama, Socrates and Athenian democracy, modern performances of Greek drama, classical reception in comics and science fiction, and, of course, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (with Walter Scheidel). He is also a three-decade veteran of the stage whose recent credits include serving as dramaturg for a production of Euripides’ Trojan Women (2007) and chorêgos for Aristophanes’ Lysistrata (2009), and he is a National Program Scholar for the Ancient Greeks / Modern Lives program (2011-13). His current book project is on troubling teachers in archaic Greek poetry and Athenian drama, and he is co-editing a volume on classical traditions in science fiction.