Rachel Kitzinger occupied the Matthew Vassar Jr. Chair in Greek and Roman Studies at Vassar College until her retirement. Kitzinger co-edited the three-volume reference book Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean: Greece and Rome. She has published numerous articles and book chapters and given over a dozen recitals of ancient Greek poetry. She previously translated Sophokles's Oedipus at Colonus with Eamon Grennan.
Eamon Grennan was the Dexter M. Ferry Jr. Professor of English at Vassar College until his retirement. He is both a translator of poetry and a poet having published numerous books with Greywolf and Gallery Books.