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Current Students

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Congratulations to our recent graduates:



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


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”