Susan Guettel Cole

Susan Guettel Cole

Susan Guettel Cole
Professor Emerita
Ancient Greek history, religion, and gender

Susan Cole received her Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Minnesota in 1975. She was Assistant Professor of Classics and Associate Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago before coming to Buffalo and joining the Department of Classics in 1992. She served as Chair of the department in 1994 to 1995 and from 1998 to 2004. She has been a visiting Professor at Carleton College and The University of Michigan, and a visiting scholar at the École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Religieuses, Paris. Her work has been supported by the ACLS, the Center for Hellenic Studies, The National Humanities Center, NEH, and the Humboldt Foundation. She is the author of Landscapes, Gender, and Ritual Space: The Ancient Greek Experience (2004), Theoi Megaloi: The Cult of the Great Gods at Samothrace (1984), and numerous book chapters, articles, and reviews. She has recently contributed articles to A Companion to Greek Religion (Blackwell 2007); Ancient Religions (Cambridge University Press 2007); and Practitioners of the Divine (Center for Hellenic Studies 2008). She is working on two books: Epigraphica Dionysiaca and Pigs for Demeter.