Andrew Porter

Associate Professor and Chair
Foreign Languages & Literature
 (414) 229-3239
 Curtin Hall 812


  • PhD, Classical Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • MA, Classical Languages, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • MA, Classics, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • MDiv, Biblical Languages and Literature, Acadia Divinity College, Canada

Why take Ancient Greek at UWM?

Current Research

Epic, Mythology, Oratory

Teaching Interests

Epic, Mythology, Drama, Oratory; Classical Languages and Civilization

Courses Taught

  • Classic 170: Classical Mythology – Sample Syllabus [pdf]
  • Classic 201: Classical Civilization
  • Classic 304: Epic Questions – Sample Syllabus [pdf]
  • Latin 205: Third Semester Latin – Sample Syllabus [pdf]
  • Greek 103: First Semester Greek
  • Greek 502: Greek Poetry, the OresteiaSample Syllabus [pdf]

Other Relevant Activities

  • Wisconsin Humanities Council Grant Recipient (2010-2011), Penelope Project Humanities Expert
  • Classical and Mediterranean Studies Certificate (CAMS) Committee Member
  • Religious Studies Committee Member