Dissertations

Completed/published

Short Title People Involved Related Fields
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
Historical Wisdom: Intellectual Figures and Authorial Persona in Herodotus (2007) Eric Ross
Adviser: Alain M. Gowing
Greek History and Culture, Greek (Classical), Historiography
Representations of Women in Theocritus (2007) Marilyn Likosky
Adviser: James J. Clauss
Greek (Classical), Hellenistic, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
Rhetoric and epistolary exchange in Ovid's Heroides 16-21 (2005) Erika J. Nesholm
Adviser: Stephen E. Hinds
Latin Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Rhetoric and Composition
Cicero Fabricator: The Ethos of Aesthetics in Cicero's de Signis (2005) Marco J. Zangari
Adviser: Sarah Culpepper Stroup
Latin Literature, Oratory
Polyphonic Argo (2005) Jackie Murray
Adviser: James J. Clauss
Greek (Classical), Hellenistic, Poetry and Poetics
The Figure of the Mother in Greek Drama (2004) Christina Vester
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Greek (Classical), Drama, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Poetry and Poetics
Gods and humans in Ovid's Metamorphoses : constructions of identity and the politics of status (2003) Ethan T. Adams
Adviser: Stephen E. Hinds
Latin Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Religion
Statius and the discourse of ekphrasis (2002) Christopher M. Chinn
Adviser: Stephen E. Hinds
Latin Literature, Imperial Rome
Gorgias the Sophist (2002) Bradley Levett
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Greek History and Culture, Greek (Classical), Philosophy

In progress

Short Title People Involved Related Fields
Killer Queen: Clytemnestra as Goddess, Heroine, and Monster in Greek Literature” (In progress) Anna Simas
Adviser: Ruby Blondell
Drama, Feminism and Feminist Theory, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Greek (Classical)
The Fugitive: Murder and Exile in Ancient Greece (Age of Heroes) (In progress) Adviser: Olga Levaniouk Greek History and Culture, Greek (Classical), Folklore and Mythology, Literature
Apollo through Time and Space: From Homer’s Troy to Ovid’s Rome (In progress) Edward Bertany
Adviser: Olga Levaniouk
Greek History and Culture, Roman History and Culture, Folklore and Mythology, Religion

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