Edan Dekel

Chair and Professor of Classics, Chair of Jewish Studies Program
Hollander Hall Rm 146


B.A. Brown University (1996)
M.A. University of California, Berkeley, Classics (1998)
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, Classics (2005)

Areas of Expertise

  • Greek and Roman Poetry
  • Comparative Epic
  • Biblical Studies
  • Ancient Judaism
  • Medieval Literature


Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

REL 206 / COMP 206 / JWST 206

The Book of Job and Joban Literature

COMP 214 / JWST 202 / REL 202

Moses: Stranger in a Strange Land

COMP 250 / CLAS 207 / JWST 207 / REL 207(F)

From Adam to Noah: Literary Imagination and the Primeval History in Genesis

CLLA 302(S)

Vergil's "Aeneid"

CLAS 320 T / COMP 320 / CLGR 410

Enchantment and the Origins of Poetry

CLLA 403

The Invention of Love: Catullus and the Roman Elegists

CLGR 405

Greek Lyric Poetry

CLLA 414(F)

Vergil's Eclogues and Georgics

CLAS 499(F, S)

Senior Colloquium

Current Committees

  • Faculty Steering Committee
  • Jewish Studies Program, Chair