Skip to main content
Skip to main menu


Meggan Arp Dillard

Part-Time Instructor

Contact Info

242 Park Hall
  • University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., M.A., Classical Studies (2001-2006)

  • Emory University, Goizueta Business School, Global Executive M.B.A (2011)

  • Amherst College, B.A., Classics and Philosophy (2001)

Research Interests:
  • Greek and Latin Languages
  • Pre-Socratic Philosophy
  • Plato
  • Greek Tragedy
  • Lucretius
  • Ancient Philosophical influence on Greek and Latin literature
  • Classical Mythology
Of note:
  • Dissertation: Pre-Socratic Influence on Sophoclean Tragedy. Advisors: Dr. Sheila Murnaghan, Dr. Emily Wilson, and Dr. Charles Kahn (2001-2006).

  • Received University of Pennsylvania Benjamin Franklin Fellowship (2001-2006).

  • Graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College with high honors on thesis, Empedoclean Elements in Lucretius' De Rerum Natura. Advisors: Dr. Rebecca Sinos and Dr. Peter Marshall.

Undergraduate Programs

UGA Classics explores Greek and Roman culture (material; intellectual; religious) from Troy to Augustine; Classical languages and literatures (Greek, Latin, and in English translation); and the reception of Classical Antiquity with A.B. and M.A. degrees in Classics with multiple areas of emphasis. The Minor in Classical Culture complements degree programs across campus. New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

Explore our Degrees