Recent PhD Graduates



DANIEL BARBER (2010)
Classics Teacher, Middlesex School, Concord, MA
Dissertation Title: Speaker and Addressee in Horace's Odes.
Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


SALVADOR BARTERA (2008)
Assistant Professor, Classical & Modern Languages and Literatures, Mississippi State University
Dissertation Title: A Commentary on Tacitus, Annals 16.1-20.
Advisor: Tony Woodman


ANDREW BEER (2012)
Assistant Professor, Department of Classical and Early Christian Studies, Christendom College
Dissertation Title: Socrates and the Art of Healing Souls: A Study in Socratic Rhetoric.
Advisor: Jon Mikalson


TIM BRELINSKI (2008)
Lecturer, Classics, UC Davis
Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


RACHEL BRUZZONE (2012)
Teaching Fellow, Albert-Ludwigs-Universit├Ąt, Freiburg
Dissertation Title: Cities as Characters in Thucydides.
Advisor: John Dillery


CHRISTOPHER CATERINE (2014)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University
Dissertation Title: A Crisis of Interpretation: Contradiction, Ambiguity, and the Reader of Lucan's Bellum Civile.
Advisor: Gregory Hays


TOM GARVEY (2010)
Latin Teacher, The Meadows School, Las Vegas, NV
Dissertation Title: The Flower of Youth: Coming of Age in Homer.
Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


DANIEL HOLMES (2006)
Associate Professor of Classical Languages, University of the South (Sewanee)
Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


BENJAMIN JASNOW (2014)
Lecturer, University of Virginia
Dissertation Title: What the Shepherds Sing: Local Identity in the Bucolic Idylls of Theocritus.
Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


DAN LEON (2012)
Visiting Lecturer, Department of the Classics, University of Illinois
Dissertation Title: Arrian, Alexander, and the Limits of the Second Sophistic.
Advisor: John Dillery


STEPHANIE MCCARTER (2007)
Associate Professor of Classical Languages, University of the South (Sewanee)
Advisor: K. Sara Myers


BLANCHE CONGER MCCUNE (2014)
Visiting Lecturer, Baylor University
Dissertation Title: Horace's Mythological Lexicon: Recurring Myths and Meaning in the Odes.
Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


DANIEL MOORE (2014)
Lecturer, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Dissertation Title: Progress, Learning, and the Benefit of History in Polybius.
Advisor: John Dillery


GEORGIA SERMAMOGLOU SOULMAIDI (2012)
Director, Greek Studies on Site
Advisor: Jenny Clay


ZOE STAMATOPOULOU(2008)
Tombros Early Career Professor of Classical Studies and Assistant Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Penn State University
Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay