Library Faculty & Staff
Rebecka Lindau, Head
Areas of interest: Ancient Greek philology, archaic and classical periods, Alcman and Euripides. Modern Greek history. Italian Medieval and Renaissance art and book history. Deer, pigeons, cats, mountains, oceans, trees. Vegan foods. Favorite ancient authors/thinkers: Aeschylus, Plato, Plutarch; modern authors/thinkers: Charles Dickens, Jules Verne, Franz Kafka, Virginia Woolf, Lisa Tetzner, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Alice Walker, Jane Goodall, Cornel West, Malala Yousafzai, Greta Thunberg.
Mike Braunlin, Bibliographer
Areas of interest: Late Roman and Byzantine numismatics and history. Late Latin philology. Medieval Greece. His dogs and horse. The Rolling Stones. Favorite ancient author: Catullus; modern authors: Geoffrey Chaucer, Bram Stoker, Nikos Kazantzakis, A. Edward Newton, John Waters, various authors of the Paston Letters, Carolyn Arends.
Shannan Stewart, Library Specialist
Areas of interest: Classical archaeology. Hellenistic pottery. Succulents. Ohio Taft family history. Art Deco architecture in Cincinnati. Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. Favorite author: Thomas Hardy.
Elizabeth Vermilion, Student Worker
Areas of interest: Political philosophy. Liberalism. Social justice. Liberation movements. Ancient astrology. Ethics. Environmentalism. Racial justice. Finding good coffee shops. Favorite thinkers: John Stuart Mill, Rachel Carson, Slavoj Zizek, and Jerry Seinfeld. Favorite authors: Kristin Hannah, Madeline Miller, and John Green.