About the Author
James M. May received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is currently Professor of Classics and Associate Dean for Humanities at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. In addition to 38 Latin Stories, May is author of several articles and books, including Trials of Character: The Eloquence of Ciceronian Ethos. He has served as Vice-President for Education of the American Philological Association and as President of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. In 1986 he was the winner of the American Philological Association's Award for Excellence in the Teaching of the Classics.
Anne H. Groton earned her Ph.D. in Classical Studies at the University of Michigan and has taught since 1981 at St. Olaf College, where she is Professor of Classics and chairs the Department of Classics. In addition to 38 Latin Stories, she is author of several articles on ancient comedy as well as From Alpha to Omega: A Beginning Course in Classical Greek. Every other year she directs a student production of a play by Plautus, performed in a musical mixture of Latin and English. In 1995 she received the American Philological Association's Award for Excellence in the Teaching of the Classics.