Daniel Barber (2010)

Classics Teacher, Middlesex School, Concord, MA

Dissertation Title: Speaker and Addressee in Horace's Odes.
Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


Daniel's most recent publicatoin is a review of Whitton's Pliny: Epistles Book II in Classical Journal for 2015.


Assistant Professor, Classical & Modern Languages and Literatures, Mississippi State University

Dissertation Title: A Commentary on Tacitus, Annals 16.1-20.
Advisor: Tony Woodman


Salvador's most recent publication is 'Commentary Writing on the Annals of Tacitus', in Classical Commentaries: Explorations in a Scholarly Genre (ed. C.S. Kraus & C. Stray, Oxford 2016) 113-35.


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

Rachel Bier (2017)

M.A. Graduate

B.A. Xavier University (2013), M.A. Washington University in St. Louis (2015).

Dissertation Title: Talking Truth: The Vocabulary of Honesty in Archaic Greek Poetry.

Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay



B.A. St. Olaf (2009), M.A. University of Virginia (2011): Homeric Counterfactuals in Direct SpeechPh.D. (2016): Talking Truth: The Vocabulary of Honesty in Archaic Greek Poetry.

Tim Brelinski (2008)

Lecturer, Classics, UC Davis

Dissertation Title: Narrative Patterns in the Odyssey: Repetition and the Creation of Meaning.

Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


Tim's most recent publication is 'Medon meets a Cyclops? Odyssey 22.310-80', Classical Quarterly 65 (2015) 1-13.


Teaching Fellow, University College Freiburg, Germany

Dissertation Title: Cities as Characters in Thucydides.
Advisor: John Dillery


Rachel's most recent publication is 'Killing the Past in Thucydides' Plataean Debate', Classical Philology 110 (2015) 289-300.


Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University

Dissertation Title: A Crisis of Interpretation: Contradiction, Ambiguity, and the Reader of Lucan's Bellum Civile.
Advisor: Gregory Hays


Chris' latest publication is 'Si credere uelis: Lucan's Cato and the reader of the Bellum Civile', Arethusa 48 (2015) 339-67.


Dissertation Title: Time in the Odes of Horace.

Advisor: Jenny Clay


B.A. Evergreen State College, Post Bac. Georgetown (2007), M.A. University of Virginia (2009): hoc precor illum: The Language of Separation in Tibullus 1.3, Ph.D. University of Virginia (2016): Time in the Odes of Horace.

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

Disertation Title: Jean Racine Reads the Ancients: Classical Allusions and Ancient Poetics in Andromaque, Britannicus, and Phèdre et Hippolyte.

Advisor: Jon Mikalson


B.A. University of Georgia (2006), M.A. Washington University (2008): Politics and Parody in Aristophanes' Acharnians, Clouds, and Frogs, M.A. University of Virginia (2012): Vergil's Venus: Secret Schemes and Swan Signs in Aeneid 1.

Sarah Herbert (2017)

Dissertation Title: The Philosopher and the Farmer: Spatial metaphor in three conversations in Euripides, Plato, and Xenophon.

Advisor: Sara Myers


B.A. Rice, J.D. Harvard, M.A. University of Virginia (2009): Reckless Yearnings: Odyssean Influences in Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander.

Daniel Holmes (2006)

Associate Professor of Classical Languages, University of the South (Sewanee)

Dissertation Title: Power and Persuasion in Aristophanes' Birds.

Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay

Dissertation Title: What the Shepherds Sing: Local Identity in the Bucolic Idylls of Theocritus.
Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


Ben has published 'Germanicus, Nero and the Incognito King in Tacitus' Annals 2.13 and 13.25', Classical Journal 110 (2015) 313-31, and is now working on 'Poetic and geographical organisation in the Catalogue of Ships' with Jenny Strauss Clay and Courtney Evans.  His latest non-classical publication is Georgic Fantasy, with illustrations by John Woodman (http://www.artistsproofeditions.com/georgic-fantasy/).


Dan Leon (2012)

Assistant Professor, Department of the Classics, University of Illinois

Dissertation Title: Arrian, Alexander, and the Limits of the Second Sophistic.
Advisor: John Dillery

Associate Professor of Classical Languages, University of the South (Sewanee)

Dissertation Title: Poetry, Philosophy, and Adaptability in Horace's Epistles.

Advisor: K. Sara Myers


Stephanie's first book, Horace between Freedom and Slavery: The First Book of Epistles, has recently appeared from University of Wisconsin Press (2015).


Visiting Lecturer, Baylor University

Dissertation Title: Horace's Mythological Lexicon: Recurring Myths and Meaning in the Odes.
Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


Blanche's latest paper, on Chloe in Horace's Odes, has been accepted for publication in Classical Quarterly.


Daniel Moore (2014)

Lecturer, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Dissertation Title: Progress, Learning, and the Benefit of History in Polybius.
Advisor: John Dillery


Daniel's paper on Polybius has been accepted for publication in Classical Quarterly.


Harold Reeves (2014)

Litigation Associate, Cooper & Kirk, PLLC

Dissertation Title: The Stock Tyrant and the Roman Emperors: The Influence of the Traditional Portrait of Tyranny on Suetonius' Caesares.

Advisor: Tony Woodman

Dissertation Title: When You Can't Go Home Again: The Destruction of the oikos in Greek Tragedy.

Advisor: Jon D. Mikalson


B.A. The Catholic University of America (2008), M.A. Washington University in St. Louis (2011).

Director, Greek Studies on Site

Greek Studies on Site


Dissertation Title: Playful Philosophy and Serious Sophistry: Reversals in Plato's Euthydemus.

Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


Last Publication: Playful Philosophy and Serious Sophistry: A Reading of Plato's Euthydemus. Berlin De Gruyter, 2014.


Georgia is currently Research Fellow at the University of Göttingen, Germany, and is working on a series of papers on Plato.


Tombros Early Career Professor of Classical Studies and Assistant Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Penn State University; (from Fall 2016) Associate Professor, Washington University, St. Louis

Dissertation Title: The Reception of Hesiod in Epinician.

Advisor: Jenny Strauss Clay


Zoe's latest publication is 'The Quarrel with Perses and Hesiod's Biographical Tradion', GRBS 51 (2016) 1-17.  Her book, Hesiod and Classical Greek Poetry, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press later this year.


Profesor, Seminar für Klassische Philologie of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Dissertation Title: A Commentary on the Homeric Hymn to Hermes.

Advisor: Jenny Clay


Last Publication: The Homeric Hymn to Hermes: Introduction, Text and Commentary. (De Gruyter 2013).

Athanassios Vergados