Contact the Classics Department

General Inquiries

University of California
Department of Classics
7233 Dwinelle Hall #2520
Berkeley CA 94720-2520, USA
Phone: 510-642-4218
Fax: 510-643-2959

Department Chair (2014-):  Professor Ellen Oliensis, eolien [at] berkeley [dot] edu, 7211 Dwinelle Hall, 510-642-9207.

For Prospective and Current Undergraduates

Advising questions may be addressed to one of the Faculty Undergraduate Advisers. The advisers are:

Please see the faculty office hours page for faculty adviser's office hours.

Staff Undergraduate Adviser

  • Cassandra Dunn, cassandrajj [at] berkeley [dot] edu, 7228 Dwinelle Hall, 510-642-3672.

For Prospective and Current Graduate Students

The graduate programs are the responsibility of the Head Graduate Advisor and the Department Chair. There is also a separate Graduate Advisor for Classical Archaeology, although the Head Graduate Advisor's signature may be required on some petitions and forms. Please consult one of the following as appropriate:

  • Head Graduate Adviser: Professor Leslie Kurke, kurke [at] berkeley [dot] edu, 4331 Dwinelle Hall, 510-642-2054.
  • Graduate Adviser for Classical Archaeology: Professor Ted Peña, pena [at] berkeley [dot] edu, 7308 Dwinelle Hall, 510-643-8964.
  • Department Chair:  Professor Ellen Oliensis, eolien [at] berkeley [dot] edu, 7211 Dwinelle Hall, 510-642-9207.
  • Staff Graduate Adviser: Cassandra Dunn, cassandrajj [at] berkeley [dot] edu, 7228 Dwinelle Hall, 510-642-3672.