Courses by instructor: Rachel Lesser
Rachel Lesser is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Classics at UC Berkeley, with a Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Previously, she received her MA in Classics at Berkeley, BA in Classics at Columbia University, and a second BA in Classics and English Literature at Magdalen College, Oxford. Her primary academic interests are Greek literature (especially poetry), erotics, genre, and reception studies. She is currently beginning a dissertation on the meaning and function of erotics in Greek Epic, with a focus on Homer.