Frank Russell teaches both history and classics at Transylvania. His background is in ancient history and languages, and he is particularly interested in the margins of empire in the ancient world.
Russell's book, Information Gathering in Classical Greece, focuses on political and military intelligence, and he has published shorter pieces on Greek and Roman military history. He is currently working on a chapter discussing Roman counterinsurgency policy and operations in Judaea.
Russell teaches courses in classical and medieval history, Greek, and Latin, as well as contributing to Transylvania's common core courses. He regularly offers travel courses to Greece, Turkey, Israel, Jordan, and Egypt.