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People who have studied Latin, Greek, Classical Studies and Classical Archaeology at the University of Washington have gone on to work in fields including education, law, journalism, business and entrepreneurship, and the sciences.  UW Classics Ph.D.s are teaching at institutions across the U.S. and Canada. 

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Alumni News

Dr. Yurie Hong
February 16, 2019
Readers of this space should take a moment to read this inspiring profile of Yurie Hong (PhD '07), an Associate Professor of Classics and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College.  Please click HERE.
Zoé Thomas
February 11, 2019
Distinguished alum Zoé Thomas (BA '16, Classics) has written a splendid blog describing her experience as a first-year Classical Archaeology track PhD student in the Department of Classics of the University of Texas at Austin.  Click... Read more
portrait of Muditha Dharmasiri
February 3, 2019
Muditha Dharmasiri sends greetings from from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, where she is a Lecturer in the Department of Classical Languages. Muditha, who earned an MA in Classics at UW as holder of a Fulbright Masters Student Award (2016-17), is teaching Latin in Spring '19 and writes "I learned a lot of skills about teaching a language from UW." She has been featured in a new ... Read more
Brad Cook
January 14, 2019
We are pleased to report that Brad Cook (PhD '96) has been named the University of Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year.  Here's a posting about the recognition on the Ole Miss Liberal Arts Facebook page:  https://www.... Read more
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December 21, 2018
If you're going to the Society for Classical Studies meeting in San Diego in January 2019, be sure to check out these talks and panels featuring UW faculty, graduate students, and alumni! Friday January 4: 8-10.30am Session 10 (Classical and Early Modern Epic: Comparative Approaches and New Perspectives): Adriana Vazquez (UCLA; UW PhD ’17), “Introduction”... Read more
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August 29, 2018
Undergraduate Alumni    Chris Mowers, BA '18, will be joining the Department of Classics at the University of Virgina as a graduate student. Zoe Thomas, BA '16, will be pursuing graduate study at the University of Texas at Austin, while Joseph Bringman, BA '16, will be entering our own Graduate Program in Classics at UW.   James Piper, BA '15 will begin graduate study at UCLA. Sarah Barrie, BA '18, will be... Read more
Representations of Women
August 24, 2018
Congratulations to Marilyn Likosky, PhD 2007, who published her revised dissertation entitled Representations of Women in Theocritus’s Idylls. Authenticity of the Female Voice in the Erotic and Non-Erotic Portrayals (New York 2018). Marilyn is an independent scholar who lives in California.
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February 1, 2018
Congratulations to Brad Cook, PhD '96, who has received a Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Humanities to spend Spring 2018 researching Greek inscriptions. Brad is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Mississippi, and his particular focus is to be on two inscriptions held in the David M. Robinson Memorial Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities at the ... Read more
2017 PhD grads
June 12, 2017
Congratulations to our very successful PhD students! Matthew Gorey (PhD '17) will be a Lecturer at Bucknell University this fall; Eunice Kim (PhD '17) is beginning a two-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship at Gonzaga University; and Adriana Vazquez (PhD '17) will be an Adjunct Assistant Professor at UCLA! Congrats also to the following recent PhDs on their new jobs! Josh Hartman (PhD ’16), Visiting Assistant Professor, Kalamazoo College Bridget Langley (PhD ’16), Visiting Assistant Professor... Read more
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April 2, 2017
Recent months have seen the appearance of many lively and innovative publication projects by PhD, MA and BA alumni of the UW Classics Department. Yurie Hong's “Playing Zeus: Reproductive Technology and Lessons from Hesiod” has appeared in the online journal Eidolon. Yurie, PhD 07 and Associate Professor of Classics at... Read more
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