Academic interests

Classics and popular culture; Greek proverbial expressions; Mythology and cinema


Medical Terminology from Greek and Latin (CLAS 209); Classical Mythology (CLAS 205); Greek History (CLAS 386); Classical Mythology and Film (CLAS 321)


Teacher of the Year, Indiana Classical Conference, 2006


Payne, Martha J. Rev. of Exploring Greek Myth by Matthew Clark. CJ-Online, 25 Nov. 2012. Web. Payne, Martha J. "Alexander the Great: Myth and the Polis and Afterwards" in Myth and the Polis, D. Pozzi & J. Wickersham, Eds. Cornell University Press, 1991. 164-181. Print. ___"The Cassiopeia/Nereids Mosaic in Kato Paphos: Images Past and Future," in Visitors, Immigrants, and Invaders in Cyprus, Paul W. Wallace, ed., Institute of Cypriot Studies, SUNY Albany, 1995. 51-60. Print ___"Marathon, O Marathon," New England Classical Newsletter and Journal, May 1995. 147-153. Print. _____ "The Milk of Birds": A Proverbial Phrase, Ancient and Modern, and its Link to Nature Athens Journal of Philology, vol 4, issue 2, June 2017, pp. 95-110. Online


Advisor, Orthodox Christian Fellowship Advisor, Student Society of Classical Studies, IUPUI