Dr. Gannaway teaches and researches interdisciplinary topics centered on the ancient world, using text and image to understand the past with emphasis on ancient Rome, particularly late antique Rome, and the transition from traditional Roman culture to medieval, Christian culture. He specializes in St. Ambrose of Milan.
PhD, University of Missouri
MA, University of Missouri
MA, University of Minnesota
Ancient and medieval Art and Archaeology
BA, St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota
Humanities (Classical Focus) and Greek
Greek History/Art History
Roman History/Art History
Early Christian-Medieval History/Art History
Topic Courses (as planned): Mosaics of the Greek and Roman World; Death and the Dead in the Ancient World: Classical Athens; The Roman House and Household
Ambrose of Milan, Late Antiquity, Late Ancient Rome, Ancient Funerary Art, Architecture, Ritual.
Gannaway,E., (2012). Seeing God through the Tomb in Ambrose of Milan. Studia Ambrosiana, 6, 1-18.
Member of Archaeological Institute of America, College Arts Association, North American Patristics Society.
Executive coordinator of the Academy for the Study of St. Ambrose of Milan.
Co-hosted the symposium and lecture on St. Ambrose of Milan winter interim study abroad trip to Italy 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11, 2011-12.