Classics
Old Main, room 311
651-696-6376
Fax: 651-696-6498


Office Hours
September 1-May 31
Weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June 1-August 31
Tuesdays 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Assistant Professor

Old Main, 316
Telephone: 651-696-6820

Brian Lush, assistant professor, completed his PhD in classics in 2008 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on the subject of recognition and epistemology in Euripides. He arrived at Macalester after two years as a visiting assistant professor at the College of Charleston in South Carolina and finished his first year at Mac in 2010–2011. In general, Professor Lush’s research deals with issues of identity, perception and recognition in Greek tragedy and epic. He has recently submitted for publication an article comparing the soldier’s experience of battle trauma and PTSD to Euripides’ depiction of Medea. He has also just revised and submitted an article examining irony and dramatic technique in Euripides’ Alcestis. In his spare time, Professor Lush enjoys watching Masterpiece Theatre, sampling frosty brews, and reading mystery novels when no one is watching.

BA:  University of Kentucky
Master’s: University of Wisconsin–Madison
PhD: University of Wisconsin–Madison