Department of Classics

Current Graduate Students

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Elizabeth D. Adams

Assistant Instructor

Zafeirios Adramerinas

Graduate student

Jared Anderson

Graduate student

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John Anderson

Assistant Instructor

johnanderson@utexas.edu |
WAG 111

Education: MPhil, University of Cambridge

Interests: Ancient Philosophy; Greek Comedy; Critical Theory

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Hayley Barnett

Assistant Instructor

hayleybarnett@utexas.edu |
WAG 11

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

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

Erin Brantmayer

Graduate student

ebrantmayer@utexas.edu

Education: M.A., Brandeis University

Interests: Greek Bronze Age archaeology, Greek religion, digital archaeology, GIS, spatial/landscape archaeology, archaeological theory and methodology

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

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William Farris

Assistant Instructor

bfarris@utexas.edu

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

Interests: Homer, Hesiod, Apollonius, Vergil, Lucan; epic poetry; intertextuality; narratology

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Grace Gibson

Assistant Instructor

gdgibson@utexas.edu |
WAG

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

Interests: Pompeii and archaeology on the Bay of Naples; ancient graffiti; domestic and gendered space; digital archaeology; Roman bathing; Roman masculinity; ancient healthcare and gynecology; accessibility in Classics

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.

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Rebecca Kahane

Assistant Instructor

bkahane@utexas.edu |
WAG 215

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

Interests: Latin poetry of the late Roman Republic and early Empire, poetry and politics

Nathaniel Katz

Assistant Instructor

nsk@utexas.edu |
WAG 215

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

Amber Kearns

Graduate student

akearns@utexas.edu

Interests: Plague studies, ancient medicine and gynecology, bioarchaeology, Roman sacred spaces, reuse of domestic spaces

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

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Samantha Meyer

Assistant Instructor

sm.meyer@utexas.edu

Interests: Roman archaeology; GIS and theories of space/place; environmental archaeology, especially Roman garden spaces and water use; archaeology of religion and sacred space; sustainability and inclusion in archaeological practices

Michael Mignanelli

Assistant Instructor

Jane Millar

Assistant Instructor

jane.millar@utexas.edu

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

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Michele Mitrovich

Graduate student

michelemitrovich@utexas.edu

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

Interests: Minoan iconography, Aegean-Near Eastern interconnections, Aegean religion, animal iconography, human body iconography in the Aegean and the Mediterranean

Madeline Monk

Assistant Instructor

madelinemonk@utexas.edu |
7033982979 |
WAG 7

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

Interests: Late Antiquity, Latin epic, Latin panegyric, Claudian

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

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Christy Schirmer

Assistant Instructor

schirmerc@utexas.edu

Education: M.A., San Francisco State University

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

Zoé Elise Thomas

Assistant Instructor

zethomas@utexas.edu

Ethan Warren

Graduate student

William Wasta Werner

Graduate student

will.werner@utexas.edu

Education: BA in History, University of Richmond

Interests: Roman epic as history (esp. Lucan); reception of Classics in the antebellum and postbellum American South

David Welch

Assistant Instructor

dgwelch@utexas.edu |
WAG 14C

Education: M.A., University of Kansas

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