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Seth Jeppesen

Associate Professor, Classical Studies
Department of Comparative Arts and Letters

JFSB 3041


Commonly Taught Classes

CL CV 241 – Greek and Roman Mythology
Greek 101 – Beginning Greek
Greek 434 – Sophocles and Euripides
CL CV 340 R – Ancient Drama and Performance


PhD – Classics – University of California, Santa Barbara, 2013
MA – Classics – University of California, Santa Barbara, 2009
BA – History – Utah State University, 2006


Greek and Roman Theater and Performance, Roman Comedy, Greek Tragedy, Roman Religion, History of the Roman Republic, Performance Studies

Research Interests

Roman Comedy in both its ancient context and in modern performance, Roman Religion, Republican Roman History, Reception and Adaptation of Ancient Drama, Adaptation of Greek Tragedy in Brazil. Classics and Social Justice

Teaching Interests

Greek and Roman literature, Roman Comedy, Greek Tragedy, Greek and Roman Mythology, Performance Studies and Performance Criticism.


  • MA, Classics , University of California, Santa Barbara (2009)
  • Post-Baccaulareate Certificate, Classics , Columbia University (2007)
  • BA, History , Latin, Portuguese, Utah State University (2006)


  • Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) (2011 - Present)
  • Society for Classical Studies (2011 - Present)

Courses Taught