Classical Education Faculty and Staff

The Classical Education Graduate Program is administered by the leadership and staff of Braniff Graduate School and draws from the strength of the Core Curriculum of the undergraduate Constantin College of Liberal Arts.

Program Faculty and Staff

    Research Areas Contact
Dr. Post

Matthew Post, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean of Braniff Graduate School, Assistant Professor of Humanities, and Director of the Classical Education Graduate Program

Classical Education, Philosophy of Education, Ancient Political Philosophy
Braniff Graduate Building, Braniff Office, 1st Floor

Dr. Lehman

Jeffrey Lehman, Ph.D.

Professor of Humanities

Quadrivium, Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Liberal Arts
Anselm Hall # 219

 Dr. Peterson

John Peterson, Ph.D.

Manager of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs and Affiliate Assistant Professor of Humanities

Classical Education, Ancient & Modern Political Philosophy, American Politics
Braniff Graduate Building #118

Adrienne Freas

Adrienne Freas

Classical Education Advisor

Curriculum Design, Professional Development, Charlotte Mason Pedagogy
Braniff Graduate Building, Braniff Office, 1st Floor

Associated UD Faculty

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Scott Crider, Ph.D.

Scott Crider, Ph.D.

Professor, English Department

Shakespeare, The Trivium
Rome Campus
+39 06.457.68.554

Robert Scott Dupree, Ph.D.

Robert Dupree, Ph.D.

Professor, English Department

European Literature and Culture, Literary Theory
Catherine Hall 225

Laura Eidt, Ph.D.

Laura Eidt, Ph.D.

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Modern Languages Department

Comparative Literature, Classical Children's Literature
Anselm Hall 103

Susan Hanssen, Ph.D.

Susan Hanssen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Department Chair, History Department

British and American History
Braniff Graduate Building #242

Dr. Hochberg

Robert Hochberg (Rob), Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Computer Science Department

Computational Mathematics, Computational Biology
Patrick E. Haggerty Science Building #50

Dr. Moran

Andrew Moran, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, English Department; Program Director, Classical Education in Rome

Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Evelyn Waugh
Braniff Graduate Building #236

Dr. Roper

Gregory Roper (Greg), Ph.D.
Associate Professor, English Department

Middle English Literature
Braniff Graduate Building #360

Dr. Spring

Matthew Spring, Ph.D.
Director of Academic Success and Seven Arts of Language; Affiliate Assistant Professor of English

20th Century American Poetry, The Trivium
Braniff Graduate Building #116


Associated External Faculty

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Dr. Alyssan Barnes

Alyssan Barnes, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities; Chair of Logic/Rhetoric & Literature/Composition, Live Oak Classical School, Waco, TX

Rhetoric, The Trivium

Dr. Ian W. Dagg

Ian Dagg, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities

Plato, Herodotus, Xenophon, Bacon, Montesquieu, Machiavelli

 Dr. Reno Lauro

Reno Lauro, Ph.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities

JRR Tolkien and Classical Education, Martin Heidegger, Ontology of Art, The Moral Imagination, Modern Philosophy
Dr. Brian Polk

Brian W. Polk, Ed.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Humanities; Dean of Students, Chemistry Teacher, Regent Preparatory School of Oklahoma

Educational Leadership, Student Culture, Science Education, Professional Development