Paul Arena

Lecturer, Classics
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Paul Arena holds a master's degree in classics from the University of Oregon and bachelors' degrees in political science and history. A wide-randing generalist, he teaches a broad range of courses in ancient Greek and Latin language and literature, Greek and Roman history, and medieval Latin. He also mentors students who plan on graduate studies in classics. His research interests include the Roman poet Tibullus and other elegiac poetry in Latin.

Education

  • Master's degree. Classics, University of Oregon
  • Bachelor's degrees. Political Science and History,  

Courses

Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
SLC 223 Intro to Greek & Roman Myth
LAT 223 Intro to Greek & Roman Myth
GRK 223 Intro to Greek & Roman Myth
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
LAT 101 Elementary Latin
LAT 102 Elementary Latin
GRK 294 Special Topics
LAT 294 Special Topics
SLC 294 Special Topics
SLC 492 Honors Directed Study
SLC 494 Special Topics
LAT 494 Special Topics
GRK 494 Special Topics
LAT 499 Individualized Instruction
SLC 598 Special Topics
LAT 598 Special Topics
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
LAT 101 Elementary Latin
LAT 102 Elementary Latin
GRK 344 Classics and Comics
LAT 344 Classics and Comics
SLC 344 Classics and Comics
SLC 394 Special Topics
LAT 394 Special Topics
LAT 494 Special Topics
SLC 590 Reading and Conference
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
LAT 201 Intermediate Latin I
SLC 294 Special Topics
HST 294 Special Topics
SLC 394 Special Topics
LAT 394 Special Topics
LAT 421 Roman Literature
GRK 493 Honors Thesis
GRK 494 Special Topics
GRK 499 Individualized Instruction
LAT 499 Individualized Instruction
LAT 598 Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
LAT 101 Elementary Latin
LAT 102 Elementary Latin
HST 294 Special Topics
SLC 294 Special Topics
LAT 421 Roman Literature
LAT 494 Special Topics
LAT 598 Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
LAT 101 Elementary Latin
LAT 102 Elementary Latin
SLC 294 Special Topics
HST 294 Special Topics
LAT 294 Special Topics
GRK 294 Special Topics
SLC 493 Honors Thesis
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
LAT 201 Intermediate Latin I
SLC 344 Classics and Comics
LAT 344 Classics and Comics
GRK 344 Classics and Comics
SLC 373 Roman History I
HST 373 Roman History I
LAT 373 Roman History I
GRK 493 Honors Thesis
GRK 494 Special Topics
LAT 499 Individualized Instruction
GRK 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
LAT 101 Elementary Latin
LAT 102 Elementary Latin
SLC 223 Intro to Greek & Roman Myth
LAT 223 Intro to Greek & Roman Myth
GRK 223 Intro to Greek & Roman Myth
LAT 322 Medieval Latin
SLC 493 Honors Thesis

Service

  • Eta Sigma Phi, Adviser (2010 - Present)
  • Solis Diaboli Classics Club, Adviser (2010 - Present)
  • Eta Sigma Phi, Adviser (2009 - Present)
  • Solis Diaboli Classics Club, Adviser (2009 - Present)

Expertise Areas