Assistant Professor of Classics
Miles Doleac holds a PhD in History (Greco-Roman World) from Tulane University, an MA in History from the University of Southern Mississippi and a BFA in Drama from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He has served as a Murphy Institute Fellow at Tulane University (2009-2010) and a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome (2009).
Dr. Doleac teaches all levels of Latin as well as courses on the history of Greece, Rome and early Christianity. His area of specialization is the early Church and its place amid the socio-political climate of the larger Roman world. His doctoral thesis, Triclinium Pauperum: Poverty, Charity and the Papacy in the Time of Gregory the Great, focused on the institutionalization of Christian care for the poor in late antiquity.