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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Arum Park

Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Baker Hall 307
(540) 458-8312


B.A. cum laude with distinction in Classics (Greek), 1999, Yale University

M.A., Latin, 2004, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Thesis: The Pastoral Landscapes of Vergil's Georgics

Ph.D., Classics, 2009, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Dissertation: Truth, Falsehood, and Reciprocity in Pindar and Aeschylus


Greek poetry, Greek prose of the fifth and fourth centuries, Augustan Latin, gender, ethnicity and identity, intertextuality


Latin 201: "Republican Prose"

Greek 309: "Greek Prose Composition"

Greek 102: "Elementary Greek"

Greek 202: "Homer"

Greek 301: "Tragedy: Euripides' Bacchae"

Selected Publications

"Two Types of Ovidian Personification." Classical Journal 104.3 (2009) 225-240.