Kirk M. Summers

Professor of Classics
Director, Classics Program


  • PhD, Classical Philology, University of Illinois
  • MA, Latin, University of Nebraska
  • MA, Biblical Studies, Reformed Theological Seminary


Dr. Summers’s research interests include Reformation (especially the Reformed/Calvinist movement), Neo-Latin; Roman religion, Lucretius, and Cicero. Currently General Editor for the Peter Martyr Vermigli Loci communes translation project.


Calvin Studies Society

Sixteenth Century Society

Society for Reformation Research

Selected Publications

Recent Publications

Forthcoming Publications

  • Theodore Beza at 500: New Perspectives on an Old Reformer, ed. w/Scott Manetsch, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, in press.