Faculty & Staff

Christopher Michael McDonough

Professor of Classical Languages
B.A., Tufts University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina


Chris McDonough received his B.A. from Tufts University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He teaches a wide range of courses at Sewanee, including Latin language and literature, mythology, literature in translation, and Classics in Cinema. He has directed and is currently teaching in Sewanee's interdisciplinary Humanities program. An expert on Roman religion, Dr. McDonough has authored over a dozen scholarly articles and co-authored an annotated translation of Servius' Commentary on Aeneid VI. He previously taught at Boston College, Princeton University, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He came to Sewanee in 2002 together with his wife, Kelly Malone, an Associate Professor of English, and their two boys, Joseph and Daniel.