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Debra Freas

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture; Advisory Committee for Classical Studies Minor

Professor Freas teaches Ancient Greek, Latin, and CSP courses on classical mythology and the classical tradition at Occidental College.


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Education: B.A., University of Texas; Ph.D., UC Irvine

Her scholarly work centers on Seneca’s tragedies and intertextuality in Latin and Greek poetry. Before arriving at Occidental she received the University of California, Irvine’s Humanities Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award and UC Irvine’s Department of Classics Outstanding Teaching Award.