Susan Wise, Ph.D.

Professor of ancient and classical studies

Phone:765.983.1769
Email:[email protected]

Department: Ancient and Classical Studies
Languages and Cultures
Museum Studies

Program: Archaeology
Medical Humanities applied minor

Location: Carpenter Hall Room 222A
801 National Road
Richmond, Indiana 47274

About me

Although I consider myself a generalist (and happily teach almost any course that focuses on Greece, Rome, or the ancient Mediterranean), I am trained as a classical archaeologist. My experience in the field has primarily revolved around the processing and study of “small finds”: essentially all the artifacts that are stored in the museum or in storage areas off-site.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
  • M.A., University of Cincinnati
  • B.A., University of Maryland

Research projects

My research centers on religion in ancient Greece. I am particularly interested in uncovering evidence of private religious practice and belief. My dissertation, for instance, explored the archaeological and literary evidence for rituals surrounding childbirth and the reproductive cycle.

EARLHAM ALERT:
We continue to monitor the effects of an industrial fire 1.1 miles from campus.
EARLHAM ALERT:
We continue to monitor the effects of an industrial fire 1.1 miles from campus.