Herbert Golder is a professor of Classical Studies at Boston University. He has a Ph.D. in classical languages and literature from Yale University.
His specialty is Greek mythology and he has to his credit a number of books and films. He played Rabbi Edelmann in the Werner Herzog film Invincible, he was also an assistant director on that film and the cowriter of My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?
In addition, he is the Editor-in-Chief of Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics.