Instructors

Peggy Chambers, Instructor and Academic Advisor, is the author of four Latin textbooks: Latin Alive and Well: An Introductory Text; The Attic Nights of Aulus Gellius: An Intermediate Reader/Grammar Review; The Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder: An Intermediate/Advanced Reader and Grammar Review; Pliny the Youngers' Characters as Revealed through his Letters: An Intermediate/Advanced Reader and Grammar Review. All her texts have been published or are under contract to be published by the University of Oklahoma Press. She teaches regular and Honors Latin courses as well as online courses on Greek and Roman Civilization. She is the recipient of seven teaching and advising awards. More…

Email: pchambers@ou.edu | Phone: 325-4931 | Office: CARN 106 | Full CV

Darin Davis is an instructor of Latin and classical culture courses and an advisor for Eta Sigma Phi. Darin received his M.A. in Classical Studies from Tulane University and has taught Latin at the high school level for seven years. He established the Latin program at Southmoore High School and received the Teacher of the Year Award for the 2012-2013 academic year. Last year, Darin was a nominee for the South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Education Teacher of the Year Award. He has served as an adjunct Latin instructor at UCO and OU.

Email: darindavis@ou.edu | Phone: 325-6921 | Office: CARN 119 | Full CV

John Hansen, instructor and academic advisor, teaches freshman- and sophomore-level courses of Latin. Trained as a world language teacher, he is active in both the Oklahoma Foreign Language Teachers' Association and the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. Supporting Latin in Oklahoma high schools continues to be a high priority for him. On campus, he has served as the Faculty Fellow for Sigma Phi Epsilon. More…

 Email: jhansen@ou.edu | Phone: 325-8156 | Office: CARN 108 | Full CV

Cheryl Walker-Esbaugh, Instructor of Classics and Faculty Advisor, edited and extensively revised Dunmore and Fleischer's Medical Terminology, which was released in a new edition by F.A. Davis in 2004. She currently represents the Department of Classics and Letter's on the EPD committee in the College of Education and on the College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Committee on Academic Advising (CASACAA). She is an affiliate faculty member in the Women's and Gender Studies Program. She has developed and teaches Medical Vocabulary as an online class and is currently at work on a project to develop online course offerings in beginning Latin. For the last fifteen years she has organized Classics Day which brings hundreds of High School students to the University of Oklahoma campus every year. More…

Email: Walker-Esbaugh@ou.edu | Phone: 325-3478 | Office: CARN 107 | Full CV