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’.

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.

Evan Brubaker
Hometown: Midland, MI

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

Isabella Cimala
Hometown: Bloomington, IL

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).

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.

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.

Hometown: Glastonbury, CT

B.A. in Classics and Art History, Trinity College (2014); M.A. in Classics, Florida State University (2021).

Hometown: Upper Gwynedd, PA

B.A. in Classics, Dickinson College (2021).

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.

Hometown: Camden, ME

B.A. Grinnell College (2017), M.A. University of New Mexico (2021): "Erotic Ecology in Ovid's Heroides".

Hometown: Norman, OK

B.A. in Classics, University of Oklahoma (2020).

Hometown: Philadelphia, 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, Institutum Studiis Latinis Provehendis, 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.

Hometown: Birmingham, England

B.A. in History of Mathematics and Science and Philosophy with minors in classical studies and comparative literature, St. John's College Annapolis (2020): Capital Alive: What could it mean?


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.

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.

Sidney Christman
Hometown: Catonsville, MD

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