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Rebecca H. Sinos

Professor of Classics; Chair of Classics

Departmental affiliations: Classics; European Studies

In Greece, talking about Archilochus on Thasos

Submitted by Rebecca H. Sinos on Saturday, 3/7/2015, at 3:40 PM

Rebecca Sinos received an A.B. from the College of William and Mary and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University.   As a graduate student she spent a year at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.  Since then she has been teaching Greek art and archaeology, Greek and Latin language and literature, Greek history, and Greek mythology at Amherst College, where she is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Classics.  Her research interests include Greek iconography, religion, and vase painting.  
She is also proud to serve the Men’s Track and Field and Cross Country teams as the Faculty Liaison.

Education

Submitted by Rebecca H. Sinos on Wednesday, 10/28/2009, at 4:30 PM

A.B. in Latin,  College of William and Mary, 1976

M.A. in Classics, Johns Hopkins University, 1978

Member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1978-79

Ph.D. in Classics,  Johns Hopkins University, 1980