Graduate Students

  • Michele Asuni

    Laurea in Lettere Antiche, University of Pisa, 2010

    Research Interests:  Greek literature, ancient vegetarianism, color in ancient Greece, ancient Greek philosophy (the Presocratics), ancient Greek painting

  • Daniel Dooley

    BA, Classics, University of Virginia, 2008

    Research Interests:  Greek historiography, historical linguistics

  • Ryan D. Franklin

    BA, Political Science, University of the Pacific, 2011
    Certificate, Latin and Greek, University of California, Davis, 2012
    MA, Classics, University of Oregon, 2014

    Research Interests:  Greek epic poetry, fiction in the Roman Empire, aesthetics, personhood and the self in antiquity

  • Laura Hutchison

    BA, Art History, Hendrix College, 2008
    MA, Art History, University of California, Davis, 2010

    Research Interests:  Greek art and archaeology (sculpture, pottery, and cult)

  • Julia H. Lenzi

    BA, Classics and History, Connecticut College, 2010
    MA, Classics, Tufts University, 2015

    Research Interests:  Latin literature of the late Republic and early Empire; Roman epigraphy

  • Kristina Mueller

    BA, Latin/Greek, Free University Berlin, Germany, 2009
    MA, Classics, Free University Berlin, Germany, 2011

    Research Interests:  Latin Literature of the Medieval and Renaissance Period; European culture of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance; Neo-Latin

  • Danilo Piana

    Laurea in Lettere Classiche, Universit degli Studi di Genova, Italy, 2009

    Research Interests:  Greek Archaic poetry, Golden and Silver Latin, textual criticism, classical and medieval philology, sounds and colors in antiquity

  • Timothy Smith

    BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 2010

    Research Interests:  Early Greek elegy, Greek lyric poetry and performance

  • Sarit Stern

    BA, History, University of Tel Aviv, 2001
    MA, Ancient History, University of Tel Aviv, 2005

    Research Interests:  Mythology and religion, comparative mythology, gender issues, literature in social context

  • Adam Tabeling

    BA, Anthropology and Classics, University of Colorado, 2011

    Research Interests:  Roman architecture, Roman topography, and Roman sculpture

  • Melissa Browne Toomey

    BA, Classics, College of the Holy Cross, 2012

    Research Interests:  Greek and Roman epic poetry, Homeric tradition and textual transmission