Graduate Students

Comilla Basile
Hometown: L’Aquila, Italy

M.A. in Classics (Hons), University of Edinburgh (2019): My tongue has sworn, my hand is clean, my mind has some miasma. A study of Greek ritual and religious purity in Euripides’ Hippolytos and the 'Greek Sacred Laws’.

Christine Boltsi
Hometown: Athens, Greece

B.A. in Philology (Major: Classics), University of Athens, Greece (2014), M.A. in Classics, University of Athens, Greece (2016): The Shaping of Memory and Identity in the Topography of Augustan Rome.

Timothy Brannelly
Hometown: Dover, MA

B.A. Cornell University (2008), M.A. University of Virginia (2012): Breaking the Law: Legal Language and Love in Ovid's Amores. Ph.D. (in progress) A Clash of Characters: Jupiter and Juno in Ovid's Fasti.

Evan Brubaker
Hometown: Midland, Michigan

B.A. Hillsdale College (2014), M.A. Tulane University (2016).

Sidney Christman
Hometown: Catonsville, MD

B.A. Loyola University (2013), M.A. University of Colorado Boulder (2015).

Isabella Cimala
Hometown: Bloomington, IL

Degrees: B.S. in Commerce and Business Administration (Economics) and B.A. in Foreign Languages and Literature (Classics), University of Alabama (2016)

Sam Crusemire
Hometown: Norfolk, VA

B.A. in Russian Studies, University of Richmond (2013), Post-Bac. in Classical Studies, William and Mary (2016).

Jovan Cvjeticanin
Hometown: Belgrade, Serbia

B.A. in Classics, University of Belgrade, Serbia (2016): Representation of Domitian in Roman Literature; M.A. in Classics, University of Belgrade, Serbia (2017): Reader-response Criticism and the Prose Prefaces of Martial's Epigrams and Statius' Silvae.

Brett Evans
Hometown: Fairfax, VA

B.A. William and Mary (2013), M.A. University of Bristol (2015): Papierlandschaft. Through and Between Tacitus's Agricola and W. G. Sebald's The Rings of Saturn, M.A. University of Virginia (2016): Textual Notes on Aeschylus Agamemnon.

Michael Fons
Hometown: Norman, OK

M.A. University of Kansas (2018): Subtle Manipulation: A Rhetorical Analysis of Medea Across Time and Genre in Greek and Roman Literature.

Rebecca Frank
Hometown: Seattle, WA

B.A. St. Olaf College (2014), M.A. University of Virginia (2016): Ghostly Statues: The Barren Statue Bases in the Forum of Pompeii. Ph.D. (in progress) Plutarch and the Delphic Oracle.

Stephen Hill
Hometown: Lakeland, FL

B.A. in English, Bryan College (2010); M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2014): Scientific Laws and Causality in the Philosophy of Second Language Acquisition: A Neo-Aristotelian Approach; M.A. in Classics, University of Kentucky (2016): Duae M. A. Mureti orationes in Platonis Rem Publicam commentariis instructae.

Erica Krause
Hometown: Phoenixville, PA

B.A. in Classics, Temple University (2009); M.Ed. in Foreign Language Education, Temple University (2016); M.A. in Classics, University of Kentucky (2019); Graduate Certificate in Latin Studies, University of Kentucky (2019)

Holly Maggiore
Hometown: Duncansville, PA

B.A. in Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Penn State University (2012), Post Bac. in Classical Languages, University of Pennsylvania (2014), M.A. in Classics Languages, University of Georgia (2016): The Creation of New Realities: Theogonies, Cosmographies, and a Redefinition of Customs in Aristophanes' Birds, Clouds, and Peace.

Iam McClain
Hometown: Charleston, SC

B.A. Randolph Macon College (2015): Archaeology, Greek, and Latin; M.A. Texas Tech University (2017): Languages and Cultures - Classics

Peter Moench
Hometown: Eagan, MN

B.A. St. Olaf College (2009); M.F.A. in Creative Writing, University of Washington (2012).

Alison Newman
Hometown: Birmingham, AL

B.A. University of Chicago (2014), M.A. University of Georgia (2016): The Uses of eo in Apuleius' Metamorphoses.

Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA

BA University of Chicago (2018)

Vergil Parson
Hometown: New York, NY

B.A. Washington and Lee University (2013), M.A. Washington University in St. Louis (2015).

Matthew Pincus
Hometown: Glen Rock, NJ

B.A. Middlebury College (2011), M.A. in Humanities, University of Chicago (2012): Socrates, Alcibiades, and the Erotic Foundations of Philosophy and Imperialism, M.A. University of Virginia (2015): (Re)constructing Athenian Identity: The Cultural Significance of the graphē paranomōn and the graphē nomon mē epitēdeion theinai.

Nina Raby
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM

B.A. University of New Mexico (2017), Honors Thesis: “Paterfamilias Patriae: The Reversal of Culture and Narrative in Vergil’s Aeneid and Ovid’s Metamorphoses

Nick Rich
Hometown: Omaha, NE

B.A. University of Iowa (2009); M.A. University of Florida (2011): Lucan's Ferrum Fodder. Ph.D. (in progress) Constituent Order in Latin Accusativus cum Infinitivo clauses.

Kevin Scahill
Graduate Student

B.A. in English and Classical Languages, Austin Peay State University (2006); M.A. in English, Austin Peay State University (2013): “Boats Against the Current”: Gatz-Gatsby and Lucifer-Satan; M.A. in Classical Languages, University of Georgia (2014): The Role of Diomedes in Latin Epic.

William Stover

B.A., Concentration in Classical Philology, Baylor University (2016), Rome: Reverence and Resentment in the Greek East. M.A. in Classical Languages, University of Notre Dame (2018): Making Pyrrhus: Contrasts and Consolidations in Epirote Identity

Evan Waters
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

B.A. University of Pittsburgh (2010), M.A. Florida State University (2012): Agrippa II's Use and Misuse of the Past: Historical Exempla and Self-Presentation in Josephus' Judean War.

Joseph Zehner
Hometown: Woodstown, NJ

B.A. Temple University (2010), M.A. in Classics, Texas Tech University (2012), M.A. in Philosophy, Texas Tech University (2013): Interpreting the Pre-Socratic Poets.