Dissertations

Completed/published

Short Title People Involved Related Fields
The Sophistic Roman: Education and Status in Quintilian, Tacitus and Pliny (2015) Brandon Jones
Adviser: Alain M. Gowing
Roman History and Culture, Imperial Rome, Post-Augustan
The Honey Bee and Apian Imagery in Classical Literature (2015) Rachel Carlson
Adviser: James J. Clauss
Greek (Classical), Latin Literature, Culture
All Italy an Orchard: Landscape and the State in Varro’s de Re Rustica (2015) Jessica Kapteyn
Adviser: Sarah Culpepper Stroup
Culture, Ecocriticism, Latin Literature
When (S)he Spoke: A study of the feminized voice in the Aeschines-Demosthenes orations (2015) Allison Das
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Greek (Classical), Greek History and Culture, Oratory
The Landscape of Civil War: Geography, Ecphrasis, and Philosophy in Lucan's Bellum Civile.  Diss. (2014) Laura Zientek
Adviser: Catherine M. Connors
Latin Literature, Philosophy, Post-Augustan
Inscribing Augustan Personae:  Epigraphic Conventions and Memory Across Genres (2014) Morgan Palmer
Adviser: Alain M. Gowing
Roman History and Culture, Latin Literature
I Do What I Want: Freedom and Power in Classical Athens (2014) Naomi Campa-Thompson
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Greek History and Culture, Greek (Classical), Law and Political Thought, Philosophy
The Building of Verse: Descriptions of Architectural Structures in Roman Poetry (2014) Lissa Crofton-Sleigh
Adviser: Catherine M. Connors
Latin Literature, Architecture, Culture, Poetry and Poetics, Visual Culture
Euripides and Gender: The Difference the Fragments Make (2013) Melissa Funke
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Greek (Classical), Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
Leaving Rome: Alienation from and Attachment to the City in Augustan Literature (2013) Alexandra Kennedy
Adviser: Alain M. Gowing
Latin Literature, Culture
Caesarian Conflict: Portrayals of Julius Caesar in narratives of civil war (2012) Jaime Volker
Adviser: Alain M. Gowing
Latin Literature, Historiography
Muse without Measure: Callimachus and the Greek Prose Traditions (2011) Robin Greene
Adviser: James J. Clauss
Greek (Classical), Hellenistic, History, Poetry and Poetics
Semantics and the Structure of Latin Etymological Wordplay (2011) Colin Shelton
Adviser: Stephen E. Hinds
Latin Literature, Linguistics
Apuleius' Political Animal: A Socio-Cultural reading of identity in the Metamorphoses (2011) Ashli J. Baker
Adviser: Catherine M. Connors
Greek (Classical), Roman History and Culture, Latin Literature, Imperial Rome, Novel/Prose Fiction
Homeward Bound: Gendered Spatial Arrangements in Ancient Greek Houses (2010) Sonia Isaacs
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Greek History and Culture, Greek (Classical), Archaeology, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
The Dream of a Shadow: Death and Heroism in the Poetry of Homer and Pindar (2010) Lindsay Morse
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Greek (Classical), Poetry and Poetics
Sophistic Epistemology (2010) Hans-Peder Hanson
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Greek (Classical), Philosophy
Art, Text, and the Politics of Identity in the High Roman Empire (2010) Mark Nugent
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Roman History and Culture, Imperial Rome, Culture, Literature and Other Arts
A Model of Conflict: the Metonymic Function of Stasis in Xenophon's Hellenica (2010) Richard Fernando Buxton
Adviser: Deborah Kamen
Greek History and Culture, Greek (Classical), Historiography
Matter, Language and Attachment in Seneca's Moral Epistles (2009) Alex Dressler
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Latin Literature, Post-Augustan, Critical Theory, Culture, Philosophy
"Almost Knowing How to Read:" Scribes as Creative Partners in Homeric Transmission (2009) Molly Herbert
Adviser: James J. Clauss
Greek (Classical), Poetry and Poetics, Reception Studies, Textual Studies
Horses and horsemanship in the oral poetry of Ancient Greece and the Indo-European world (2008) Ryan Platte
Adviser: Olga Levaniouk
Greek (Classical), Comparative Linguistics, Folklore and Mythology, Historical Linguistics, Oratory
(Re)constructing Cato Maior: An Assessment of the Reception of Cato in Latin Literature from Cicero to Aulus Gellius (2008) Kari Ceaicovschi
Adviser: Alain M. Gowing
Roman History and Culture, Latin Literature, Imperial Rome, Post-Augustan, History
The Pregnant Muse: Greek Conceptions of Birth and the Discourse of Literary Production (2007) Yurie Hong
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Greek History and Culture, Greek (Classical), Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Medicine, Sociology
Revulsion and Desire: the Figure of the Monster in the Roman Imperial Imagination (2007) Christina E. Franzen
Adviser: Sarah Culpepper Stroup
Latin Literature, Culture

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