UMD: A Globally Connected University

Lillian Doherty

Professor and Chair
1210 D Marie Mount Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 2022
Expert Credentials: 

Most of my specialized research is text-based and done in the US, but I lead a one-week study tour to Paris that emphasizes the classical (Greco-Roman) tradition in French literature, art, architecture, and historical thought. I travel frequently to France and am fluent in spoken and written French. I also speak modern Greek (basic competence).

Area of Expertise: 

Ancient Greek language, literature, and culture; French language; Homeric epic; women in classical antiquity; language pedagogy (training for language teachers, specifically of Greek & Latin)

Country of Expertise: 
B.A. French Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana (1974),M.A. Social Thought University of Chicago (1977),Ph.D. Social Thought (Classics dissertation) University of Chicago (1982)