Classics Graduate Students

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Simone Agrimonti

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Simone Agrimonti is a PhD candidate in Ancient History. He received his BA from the University of Genova (Italy) in 2011 and his MA from the University of Bologna in 2013.
His dissertation examines interstate arbitrations in the Hellenistic...
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Justin C Alimaras

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Justin Alimaras is a fourth year PhD student in Ancient History.  He is a proud alumnus of Columbia University's postbaccalaureate program in Classics (2014) as well as the City University of New York's Summer Greek Institute (2012).  Justin received his...
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Brent Arehart

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Brent Arehart graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a B.A. in Classics and Religion. He is a Ph.D track student in Ancient History with interests in ancient medicine, pharmacology, the history of science, and early Christianities.
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Jeffrey Banks

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Jeff Banks is a PhD Candidate in Aegean Bronze Age archaeology, focusing on ceramics on the Bronze Age Greek Mainland. His dissertation is on the Early Helladic period at Corinth. Jeff has recently worked on UC projects at the Palce of Nestor and...
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Alessandro Giovanni Battaglia

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Alessandro Giovanni Battaglia is a second year PhD student in ancient history with a focus on Roman history. He graduated from Luther College in 2017 with summa cum laude degrees in Classics and History. His undergraduate thesis  was entitled: "The...
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Sarah Evelyn Beal

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Sarah Beal is a PhD candidate specializing in Classical Archaeology. She is currently working on her dissertation "From Symposium to Convivium? Social Life in Roman Athens," which examines the social dynamics of domestic dining practices in Roman...
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Anna Belza

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Anna Belza is a third year PhD student specializing in Aegean Prehistory. She received her B.A. in Classical Studies from Sweet Briar College and her M.A. from Brandeis University. She recently completed an M.A. thesis at the University of...
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Haley Bertram

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Haley Bertram is a PhD student in Classical Archaeology. She received her BA with honors in Classics from Wellesley College, and a MA in Classical Archaeology from the University of British Columbia. Her research interests include craft production and...
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Mohammed Ali Bhatti

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Mohammed Bhatti is a PhD candidate in the Ancient History stream. His dissertation examines the memory of the end of the Roman Republic in Greek Imperial literature.  Before coming to UC he received his B.A and M.A in Classics from Brock University...
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Tiziano Boggio

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Tiziano Boggio is a first year PhD student in Classical Philology. At the University of Pisa (Italy), he received his BA in 2011 with a thesis entitled:"The Dodecahedron in Plato's Phaedo" and his MA in 2016 with an Italian translation of "The...
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Theodore Boivin

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Ted Boivin is a second year PhD student in Classical Philology. He graduated from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH in 2018 with a B.A. in Classics. His undergraduate work was focused on the relationship of Homeric and Vergilian epic with...
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Maura Brennan

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Maura Brennan is a fourth year PhD student with a focus in Classical Archaeology. She graduated from The College of William & Mary in 2015 with degrees in Music and Classical Archaeology and recieved her MA from UC in 2018. Her research interests...
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Gabriele Busnelli

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Gabriele Busnelli earned both his B.A. (Comparative Philology/Historical Linguistics) and M.A. (Greek Philology) in Classics at Milan State University (Italy), and now is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in Philology. His main focus is on Callimachus...
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Stuart John Chessman

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Kyle Matthew Collins

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Kyle Collins is a third year PhD student in Ancient History. He received his BA in Classics and History from Ohio University ('14). His interests include Hellenistic Egypt (with a focus on the intersection between religion and politics),...
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Cecilia Cozzi

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Cecilia Cozzi is a second year PhD candidate in Philology. She received her BA from University of Trento (Italy) in 2014 and her MA from university of Trento (Italy) in 2016. In 2015, she also been at Carleton University in Ottawa (Canada) as a...
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Alice Crowe

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Alice Crowe is a PhD candidate specializing in Aegean Prehistory. She received her B.A. in Archaeology and Classical Civilization from Boston University, and completed her M.A. at the University of Cincinnati with a thesis entitled “The Minoan Past in...
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Luiza dos Santos Souza

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Luiza dos Santos Souza is a second year PhD student in Classical Philology. She received her BA (2013) in Latin and her MA (2016) in Literary Studies from the Federal University of Paraná, Brazil. She is interested in Roman elegiac poetry,...
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Jakob Froelich

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Jakob Froelich is a first year PhD student in Ancient History. He received his BA in Classical Studies in 2017 from Boston College and then completed the Post-Baccalaureate Program in Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania the...
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Maria Gaki

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Maria Gaki is a fifth year PhD student in Classical Philology. She received her BA (2010) and MA (2014) in Classical Philology form Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her focus is on the Hellenistic period. She is mainly interested in...
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Nicholas Granitz

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Nicholas is a PhD candidate in Ancient History. He holds a BA in History and Philosophy from Ashland University '11 (summa cum laude), an MA in Ancient History from Indiana University '14, and an MA in Classics from the University of Cincinnati...
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Alexander Warren Griffin

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Alex Griffin is a first year PhD student in Aegean Prehistory.  He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2017 with a B.A. in Classical Archaeology.  Following graduation, he remained at UNC to complete the...
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Duccio Guasti

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BA in Classics 2012, Florence
MA in Historical Linguistics 2016, Humboldt-univ. zu Berlin
Graduate student in Cincinnati since 2016.

My main points of interest are historical linguistics and Greek poetry
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Austin Aozora Hattori

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A.B. Classical Languages, University of Georgia

Before coming to the University of Cincinnati, Austin was an undergraduate at the University of Georgia. His undergraduate thesis, "The Rhetoric of Ariadne and the Construction of the Catullan Ego,"...
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Christopher James Hayward

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Christopher Hayward is a fifth year PhD student in classical archaeology, with a BA in classics and a BSc in chemistry from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and an MA in classics from the University of Cincinnati.  His main interests are in...
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Rebecca Kerns

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Charlie Jeanne Frances Kocurek

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Charlie Kocurek is a first-year PhD student in Classical Archaeology. She received her BA Honours in Greek and Roman Studies from the University of Victoria in 2019 with a thesis entitled “Cemeteries in the Periphery: Isolating Archaic/Classical...
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Brendan Landell

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Brendan Landell is a Ph.D. student in Classical Philology. Brendan received his B.A. from Thomas Aquinas College in 2003, and taught high-school for seven years before resuming his studies. He completed the Post-Baccalaureate Program in Classical...
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Andrew Robert Lund

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Andrew Lund is a Ph.D. candidate in Classics (Greek and Latin Philology) who received his B.A. ('13, magna cum laude) in Classics (Classical Languages and Classical Tradition) from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI.  His dissertation...
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Christopher Miller

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CJ Miller is a Ph.D. candidate specializing in Roman History. He graduated from Bates College in 2010 with a B.A in Classical and Medieval Studies. After a year at the University of Pennsylvania's Post-Baccalaureate program, he attended Boston...
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Maria Mina

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Maria Mina is a Ph.D. student in Aegean Prehistory. She earned her B.A. in Archeology and Art History from the University of Athens and her M.A. in Classical and Mediterranean Archaeology from the University of Groningen. Her research interests...
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Carina Moss

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Carina Moss is a Ph.D. candidate in Classical Philology. She received a BA in Classics from Bucknell University (2012). Her dissertation explores themes from the Latin elegists in Statius' Thebaid, integrating her research interests of elegiac...
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Christopher Motz

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Christopher Motz is a Ph.D. candidate specializing in Roman Archaeology. He received a B.A. from Oberlin College and Master's degrees from Tufts University and the University of Cincinnati. His dissertation explores how knowledge networks shaped the...
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Eirini Paizi

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Eirini Paizi is a second year graduate student in Classics with specialization Classical Archaeology. She has received her B.A. in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History 2016 at the Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg. Her BA. thesis treated the...
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Kimberly Passaro

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Kimberly Passaro is a fourth-year PhD student in Classical Philology. She received her BA in Classics and Religious Studies from CUNY Brooklyn College in 2016. Her research interests include gender and sexuality, ancient Mediterranean religions,...
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Allie Meelyn Pohler

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Allie Pohler is a third-year Ph.D. student in Classical Philology. She graduated from Grand Valley State University in Michigan in 2017 with a B.A. in Classics and a B.S. in Psychology. Her interests include ancient novel, ancient comedy, and...
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Shelby Raynor

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Shelby Raynor is a second year PhD student in classical archaeology with a focus on Roman archaeology. She graduated from Oberlin College in 2017 with degrees in Latin (High Honors), Ancient Greek, and Archaeology. She studied at the...
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Charles Sturge

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Charles is a Ph.D candidate in Aegean Prehistory. His dissertation is provisionally entitled 'From Pots to People, Commensal Behaviours of the  Late Bronze Age Aegean in Comparative Perspective'. Its aim is to examine the differences between select...
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Valia Tsikritea

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Valia Tsikritea is a third year Ph.D. student in Bronze Age-Early Iron Age archaeology. She earned her B.A. in Archeology and Art History from the University of Athens. Her M.A. focused on the social meaning of decoration on Late Bronze Age...
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Efthymia Tsiolaki

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Efthymia Tsiolaki is a Ph.D. candidate concentrating in Aegean Prehistory. She received her B.A. in History and Archaeology and her M.A. in Prehistoric Archaeology from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her dissertation examines...
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Adam Mark Urbanski

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Sarah Wenner

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Sarah is a Ph.D. student in Classical Archaeology.  She received her BA in Anthropology and Economics from Albion College in 2010 and her MA in Ancient History from North Carolina State University in 2015. She has worked at many sites in Jordan, at...
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Angelica Rae Wisenbarger

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Angelica is a PhD student in philology. She holds a BA in Classics from Denison University and MPhil from Cambridge (she followed cranky Erasmus to Queens' College). Her interests include ancient notions of etymology and semantics, particularly...
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Christine Wong

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Christine Wong is a PhD student in Ancient History. She earned her BA in Near Eastern and European History at the University of California, San Diego and her MA in History at San Diego State University. Her research interests include the...