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

Acting Department Chair (2018-19):  Professor Kathleen McCarthy

For Prospective and Current Undergraduates

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

  • Prof. tmmurphy [at] berkeley.edu (Trevor Murphy)
  • Prof. sheltonk [at] berkeley.edu (Kim Shelton)

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

Staff Undergraduate Adviser

  • cassandrajj [at] berkeley.edu (Cassandra Dunn), 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: dsailor [at] berkeley.edu (Professor Dylan Sailor), 7214 Dwinelle Hall
  • Graduate Adviser for Classical Archaeology: tpena [at] berkeley.edu (Professor Ted Peña,)  7308 Dwinelle Hall, 510-643-8964.
  • Acting Department Chair:  kmccarth [at] berkeley.edu (Professor Kathleen McCarthy), 7221 Dwinelle Hall
  • Staff Graduate Adviser: cassandrajj [at] berkeley.edu (Cassandra Dunn), 7228 Dwinelle Hall, 510-642-3672.