Meet the Faculty
Megan O. Drinkwater
Associate Professor of Classics and Chair
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 10:30-11:30
Teaching and Scholarly Interests
Professor Drinkwater publishes consistently on Roman Elegy, including an article forthcoming in The Classical World, "Irreconcilable Differences: Pastoral, Elegy, and Epic in Ovid's Heroides 5" (CW 108.2). Her recent publications include a chapter on the militia amoris for the Cambridge Companion to Latin Love Elegy, “The Woman's Part: The Speaking Beloved in Roman Elegy” (The Classical Quarterly 63.1), "An amateur's art: Paris and Helen in Ovid's Heroides" (Classical Philology 108), and "His Turn to Cry: Tibullus' Marathus Cycle (1.4, 1.8 and 1.9) and Roman Elegy" (The Classical Journal 107.2). She is an active participant in the Center for Hellenic Studies' Sunoikisis Classics Consortium and a proponent of innovative pedagogy, curricular coherence, and the benefits of consistent program assessment.