Faculty & Staff

Department Faculty

James T. Powell
Department Chair; Associate Professor (1988)
BA, Emory; MA, MPhil, PhD, Yale
Office location: Tribble B6
Contact: (336) 758-5333; email

Mary L. B. Pendergraft
Professor (1988)
BA, PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill
Office Location: Tribble B5A
Contact: (336) 758-5331; email
personal webpage

Brian M. Warren
Assistant Teaching Professor (2010)
BA, Yale; PhD, Johns Hopkins
Contact: email

John M. Oksanish
Assistant Professor (2011)
BA, MAT, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst; PhD, Yale
Office location: Tribble B7
Contact: (336) 758-2452; email

Michael C. Sloan
Assistant Professor (2011)
BA, Baylor; MA, Texas Tech; MLitt, PhD, Univ. of St. Andrews
Office location: Tribble B8
Contact: (336) 758-2454; email

T.H.M. Gellar-Goad
Assistant Professor (2014)
BA, NCSU; MA, PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill
Contact: (336) 758-5330; email

Julia Scarborough
Teacher-Scholar Postdoc (2014)
MA, Oxford; PhD, Harvard
Contact: (336) 758-5000; email

Rebecca A. Sears
Visiting Assistant Professor (2014)
BA, Bowdoin College; PhD, U-M Ann Arbor


John L. Andronica
Professor Emeritus (1969)
BA, Holy Cross; MA, Boston College; PhD, Johns Hopkins
Contact: email

Robert W. Ulery Jr.
Professor Emeritus (1971)
BA, MA, PhD, Yale
Contact: email

Affiliated Faculty

Emily Austin (Philosophy: Greek and Roman Philosophy)
Catherine Borck (Political Science: Classical Political Philosophy)
Jeffrey Lerner (History: The Ancient World)
Paul Thacker (Anthropology: Archaeology)
Harry Titus (Art: Ancient and Medieval Art)


Alice Goodman, Administrative Assistant
Office Location: Tribble B6
Contact: (336) 758-5330; goodman@wfu.edu

Scott Claybrook, Instructional Technologist
Office Location: Tribble C101
Contact: (336) 758-7164: email