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Current Students

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RECENT NEWS

Congratulations to our recent graduates:

 

2020

Daniel Walden

To Sing the Deeds of Men: Epithet and Identity in Homeric Epic (Director: Benjamin Fortson)

 

Elizabeth Nabney

Labour and Family Separation in Roman Egypt (Director: Arthur Verhoogt)

 

Edward Nolan

Language and Difference in Herodotus (Director: Sara Forsdyke)

 

Katherine Beydler

Assistant Director- Office of Learning, Teaching and Technology, University of Iowa

Environmental History and Historiography of Rome: Archaic Period to Empire. (Co-Directors: Laura Motta and David Potter)

 

2019

Tyler Mayo

Operations Lead, DeepBench

Research and Experiment in Early Greek Thought (Director: Francesca Schironi)

David Morphew

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan

Passionate Platonism: Plutarch on the Positive Role of Non-Rational Affects in the Good Life (Director: Victor Caston)

 

2018

Drew Stimson

Core Speech Analytics Engineer, M*Modal

Characterization and Politics in Thucydides (Director: Sara Forsdyke)

 

Mara Kutter

Emotion in Politics: Envy, Jealousy, and Sovereignty in Archaic and Classical Greece (Director: Sara Forsdyke)

 

Louise Loehndorff

Technical Writer, Mobile Industrial Robots A/S

Translation as Narrative and Translator as Active Guide: Rufinus' Process of Translating Origen's Narrative of the Soul's Descent (Director: Sara Ahbel-Rappe)

 

Recent Awards

  • Justin Barney - Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship for 2021-2022
  • Drew Cabaniss - Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship for 2021-2022
  • Nadhira Hill - Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship for 2021-2022
  • William Soergel - Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies Graduate Student Research Fellowship for 2021-22
  • David Morphew - ProQuest Dissertation Prize (2019): Passionate Platonism: Plutarch on the Positive Role of Non-Rational Affects in the Good Life

 

Students papers at CAMWS 2020

Marshall Buchanan, “Cato and Sallust: The Narrative of Corruption and the Narrative of Decline”

Sarah Keith, “Realism and Reality: The Elegiac Epistolography of Sulpicia”

Katelin Mikos, “Rewriting the Gods: Theogonic Elements in the Orphic Hymns”

Matteo Milesi, “Exegesis and Intellectual Authority:The Strange Case of Porphyry’s Commentary on Ptolemy’s Harmonics”