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Charles McNamara

Department of Classical and Near Eastern Religions and Cultures

Coordinator: Beginning Classical Greek I, Beginning Classical Greek II, Intermediate Latin Prose, Intermediate Latin Poetry: Vergil

Charles McNamara is a Lecturer in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Religions and Cultures. His research centers on Greek and Roman concepts of persuasion and proof as well as the early modern reception of classical rhetorical theory. During the 2016-2017 academic year, he was the National Endowment for the Humanities/Society for Classical Studies Postdoctoral Fellow at the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, where he trained as a Latin lexicographer. Before coming to the University of Minnesota, he was the Robert Belknap Core Faculty Fellow in the Department of Classics at Columbia, where he was awarded the Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching.