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Michael Knierim

Research Interests

The ritual healing of psychological trauma in drama and epic poetry.

Brotherhood, friendship and reconciliation in afterlife visions.

Portents in Historiography.

The religion of ancient Greece and Rome.

Christianity in Late Antiquity and Byzantium.




M.A. in Classics, University of Kentucky

B.A. In Classics, California State University Fresno

Courses Taught

Assistant Vampire Teacher

Accelerated Latin

2nd Semester Latin

3rd Semester Latin

Greek Mythology — CLCV 115

American Race and Ethnicity and the Classical Tradition — CLCV 224


Additional Campus Affiliations

PhD Candidate in Classics

Graduate Minor in Religion