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Classical Studies Faculty


Jennifer Hevelone-Harper

Chair, Department of History
Professor of History

Teaching Fields:
Late Antiquity, Byzantium, Early Islam, Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Research Fields:
Christian Spirituality in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Byzantine Gaza and Palestine, Development of Christian Thought

Selected Publications:
“Desert Fathers and Desert Literature,” Encyclopedia of Ancient History (Oxford: Blackwell, ... more ➔

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Graeme Bird

Graeme Bird

Professor of Linguistics
Professor of Classics
Linguistics Program Director

Dr. Bird is a native of New Zealand and has been teaching full-time at Gordon since 2001. His interests include Greek and Latin language and literature, Indo-European linguistics, and early English literature. He is a participant in the Harvard-affiliated Homer Multi-text Project, with a chapter in a book due out in the fall dealing with a celebrated medieval manuscript of Homer's Iliad. He enjoys exploring the connections between ... more ➔

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Ian DeWeese-Boyd

Professor of Philosophy and Education

Ian DeWeese-Boyd majored in philosophy at the University of South Carolina. He next earned a Master of Arts with an emphasis in New Testament exegesis at Covenant Theological Seminary. At Saint Louis University, where he earned his doctorate in 2001, he studied under Eleonore Stump, who directed his dissertation, Self-Deception and Moral Responsibility. Ian joined the philosophy department at Gordon in 1999. His ... more ➔

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