natoliDr. Bartolo A. Natoli is an Assistant Professor of Classics and Interim Director of Women's Studies at Randolph-Macon College. Although interested in the classical world more broadly, Dr. Natoli is most keenly interested in Ancient Sexualities and the intersection of Classics and Pedagogy, especially the use of technology to teach Latin and Greek.

Dr. Natoli was born in Heidelberg, Germany in 1985. After moving to America, he took his B.A. in Latin, Greek, and Secondary Education from the University of Richmond in 2007.  He then took his M.Ed. in Adult Education and Training from Colorado State University in 2012. Finally, he took his  Ph.D in Classics from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014.

In addition to his research, Dr. Natoli is an active member of several professional organizations. Currently, he serves as the Editor of the Classical Journal Forum and as a member of the Editorial Board of the Classics journal, Teaching Classical Languages.  He is also the Coordinator of the Virginia Governor's Latin and Japanese Academies.


Recent Publications

  • Natoli, B. and Hunt, S. forthcoming. Teaching Classics with Technology. Bloomsbury Academic.
  • Natoli, B. 2018. “From Standards for Classical Language Learning to World-Readiness Standards: What’s New and How it can Improve Classroom Instruction”, Teaching Classical Languages.
  • Natoli, B. 2017. Silenced Voices: The Poetics of Speech in Ovid. University of Wisconsin Press.
  • Rawles, R. and Natoli, B. 2014. “Erotic Lyric" in Blackwell Companion to Ancient Sexuality, ed. T. Hubbard, pp. 335-351.
  • Natoli, B. 2014. “Flipping the Latin Classroom: Grounding Classics Pedagogy in the Theory of eLearning” in Journal of Classics Teaching 30, Autumn 2014, 37-40.

Recent Classes Taught

  • Ancient Sexualities — January 2018
  • Advanced Greek: Aristophanes' Lysistrata — Fall 2017
  • Advanced Latin: Apuleius' Metamorphoses — Spring 2017
  • Women Writers of Antiquity — January 2017

Natoli CV (.pdf)