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    Scholar of the literature and culture of the Hellenistic world.

    I teach courses in Greek language, literature, and history. I have a deep and longstanding commitment to making the study of the ancient world accessible and inclusive.


    PhD Classics (2016), University of Cincinnati

    MA Classics (2009), University of Wisconsin, Madison

    BA Classics (2006), Carleton College (magna cum laude)


    Other Publications

    1.   “Ubi suadebit placidos nox umida somnos (Ov. Fast. 2.635): Vergilian Sleep on a February Evening at the Caristia”, forthcoming in Mnemosyne.


    2.   “Loosen the Cables (Aemilianus AP 9.218 = Gow-Page GP 2)”, Acta Classica 64 (2021): 292-297.


    3.   “Generic Experimentation in the Epigrams of ‘Theocritus’”, in P. Kyriakou, A. Rengakos, and E. Sistakou (eds.), Brill’s Companion to Theocritus. Leiden (2021): 198-222.


    4.   “Lovely Earth (Leonidas of Tarentum Anth. Pal. 7.440 = Gow/Page, HE 11)”, Philologus 164 (2020): 240-249.


    5.   “The Poetics of Dialect in the Self-Epitaphs of Nossis and Leonidas of Tarentum”, Classical Philology, 115 (2020): 607-629.


    6.   “Star-crossed: Hector, Achilles, Jason, and Medea at Argonautica 3.956-61”, Mnemosyne, 72 (2019): 871-879.  


    7.   “A Tragic Mother at SGO 09/01/03, 7”, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 207 (2018): 39-40.         


    8.   “Antichresis and Dioikesis: Resolving a Dispute between Public and Private Debt in the    Egyptian Delta”, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 205 (2017): 217-227 (with Andrew Connor).


    9.   “Dialect and Imitation in Late Hellenistic Book Epigram”, in E. Sistakou and A. Rengakos (eds.), Dialect, Diction, and Style in Greek Literary and Inscribed Epigram. Berlin (2016): 37-70.


    10. “P.Tebt. 2.562: Conclusion to a Report of Proceedings”, Bulletin for the American Society of Papyrologists, 50 (2013): 123-127.


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