Modern Greek Studies Association

Dr. Martha J. Payne

Assistant Professor

Ball State University

Department of English


Ph.D. 1984 Michigan State University (Interdisciplinary Arts and Letters)

M.A 2000 Ball State University (TESOL/ Applied Linguistics)

M.A. 1974 Michigan State University (German)

M.A. 1971 University of North Carolina (Latin)

Principal Publications

"Alexander the Great: Myth and the Polis and Afterwards". In Myth and the Polis. D. Pozzi and J. Wickersham, eds. Cornell University Press, 1991: 164-188.

"The Cassiopeia/Nereids Mosaic in Kato Paphos: Images Past and Future". In Visitors Immigrants, and Invaders in Cyprus: Proceedings of the Cyprus Conference, Paul W. Wallace, ed. SUNY, Albany: Institute of Cypriot Studies. 1995. 51-60.

"Marathon, O Marathon," New England Classical Newsletter and Journal, vol. xxii/4, May, 1995, pp. 147-153.

Ball State University
Department of English
RB 225
Muncie, IN 47305


(765) 285-8580  & Fax

Areas of Specialization

Iconography (Ancient and Byzantine)



Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies


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