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Alexander Sens

Title

Markos and Eleni Tsakopoulos-Kounalakis Professor of Hellenic Studies

Department

Department of Classics
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-7634

Location

Bio

Alexander Sens is Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Classics. He is an expert in Hellenistic and late-Classical poetry, Greek and Roman comedy, epic parody and gastronomic literature, and Virgil. He teaches courses in CLAS 002 Latin, Ancient and Intermediate Greek, Greek Literature, Vergil's Ecologues and Georgics and Aristophanes.

Education

  • Ph.D. (1991) Harvard University, Classical Philology
  • M.A. (1989) Harvard University, Classical Philology
  • B.A. (1986) Brown University, Classics and Sanskrit