Department of Classics

Current Graduate Students

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Elizabeth D. Adams

Assistant Instructor

Zafeirios Adramerinas

Graduate student

Jared Anderson

Graduate student

John Anderson

Graduate student

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Hayley Barnett

Assistant Instructor

WAG 11

Education: M.A., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Roman colonialism and imperialism, culture in the Roman provinces, the archaeology and history of Sicily, ancient coinage, ancient and modern foodways, and classical reception.

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Thomas J Bolt

Post-Doctoral Fellow

tbolt@utexas.edu |
WAG 19

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas

Interests: Latin epic (Statius, Vergil, and Ovid in particular), Roman satire, ancient humor, genre theory, Digital Humanities

Erin Brantmayer

Graduate student

ebrantmayer@utexas.edu

Education: M.A., Brandeis University

Interests: Greek archaeology, Bronze Age cultural contact in the eastern Mediterranean, Greek religion, spatial/landscape archaeology, archaeological theory and methodology, digital archaeology, GIS

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Giuseppe Castellano

Post-Doctoral Fellow

gcastellano@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Javal Coleman

Graduate student

javalac21@utexas.edu

Interests: Ancient Slavery, Gender and Sexuality, Ancient Law, The Second Sophistic, Ancient Biography (Suetonius, Plutarch).

Susan Crane

Assistant Instructor

William Farris

Assistant Instructor

bfarris@utexas.edu

Grace Gibson

Assistant Instructor

gdgibson@utexas.edu |
WAG 121

Interests: ancient graffiti; non-elite writing and visual representation; domestic and gendered space; digital archaeology; Roman masculinity; ancient healthcare and gynecology

Katherine Handloser

Graduate student

khandloser@utexas.edu |
WAG 121

Interests: primarily Latin poetry (Vergil in particular), epic and tragedy, as well as comparative literature, mythology, and reception studies.

Rebecca Kahane

Assistant Instructor

Nathaniel Katz

Assistant Instructor

Interests: Roman history (especially of the imperial succession) and numismatics

Amber Kearns

Graduate student

Theofilos Kyriakidis

Assistant Instructor

Kevin Lee

Assistant Instructor

kevin.s.lee@utexas.edu |
(860) 861-8817 |
WAG 111

Education: M.A., University of British Columbia

Interests: Ancient cities, Comparative urbanism, State formation, Samnium and southern Italy, the Polis through the ages, Landscape archaeology, Greek and Roman architecture, Late Antiquity and the medieval ("Byzantine") era of the Roman Empire, Christian history and theology, philosophy (Aristotelian-Thomistic, Stoic), Great Books

Vera Leh

Assistant Instructor

vleh@utexas.edu

Caolán Mac An Aircinn

Graduate student

cpm2245@utexas.edu |
WAG 111

Interests: Epic poetry, magic in the ancient world, Ireland and the Classics

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Colin MacCormack

Post-Doctoral Fellow

c.maccormack@utexas.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Hellenistic and Roman Imperial poetry, intersections of poetic and technical traditions, animal studies and posthumanism, linguistics, mythology, magic and folklore

Samantha Meyer

Assistant Instructor

sm.meyer@utexas.edu

Interests: Roman archaeology, relationship between people and their environments, sacred space

Michael Mignanelli

Assistant Instructor

Jane Millar

Assistant Instructor

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Michele Mitrovich

Graduate student

michelemitrovich@utexas.edu

Education: Second-year PhD student in Classical Archaeology, University of Texas at Austin

Madeline Monk

Assistant Instructor

Anna Papile

Assistant Instructor

Joshua Renfro

Assistant Instructor

Thomas O. Rover

Assistant Instructor

thomasrover@utexas.edu |
WAG 014C

Interests: Greek arms and armor; Greek colonialism; experimental archaeology

Christy Schirmer

Assistant Instructor

schirmerc@utexas.edu

Interests: Greek and Roman archaeology; ancient economy; ancient industries and food production

Zoé Elise Thomas

Assistant Instructor

zethomas@utexas.edu

Ethan Warren

Graduate student

William Wasta Werner

Graduate student

David Welch

Assistant Instructor

dgwelch@utexas.edu |
WAG 14C

Education: M.A., University of Kansas

Interests: Roman historiography (Caesar, Tacitus), intertextuality, ancient conceptions of genre, classical receptions in science fiction