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Current Students

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Congratulations to our recent graduates:


Justin Barney

Plato and Aristotle on the Efficacy of Religious Practice (Directors: Ruth Scodel and Richard Janko) 


Anna Cornel

An Other View: Intersectional Identity in Classical Greece (Director: Sara Forsdyke)



James Faulkner 

Foreign Professionals and Roman Cultural Revolutions (149-91 BCE) (Directors: Basil Dufallo and David Potter)


Megan Wilson

From Royal Dionysism to Political Theatrics: A Social History of the Pergamene Theater (Director: Ruth Scodel)



Daniel Walden

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


Elizabeth Nabney

Teacher of Classics at St. Helen and St. Katharine School, Abingdon, UK

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


Edward Nolan

Visiting Lecturer at University of Maryland, Baltimore

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)



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)


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


SCS 2022 Talks

Marshall Buchanan, "A New Type of Civil War in Tacitus"

Andrew Mayo, "The Problem of Antiochus in Cicero's 'Academia'"

Matteo Milesi, Peripatetic and Platonic Poetics in Porphyry's "Cave of the Nymphs"

Rob Santucci, Hungry Eyes: Seneca’s Hostius Quadra as Eater


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