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2017

Keith Wessel, Professor at Martin Luther College, “Charity toward Widows in Early Christian Communities.” (directed by Konstantinos Kapparis)

Irina Greenman, Lecturer at University of Mary Washington, “Sex, Lies and Latin Love Poetry: The Ovidian Heroine and the Reclamation of Abandonment Narrative.” (directed by Jennifer Rea)​

2016

Sara Agnelli, Adjunct Lecturer in Italian, University of Florida, “Galen on Tremor, Rigor, Palpitation and Spasm: A Critical Edition.” (directed by Konstantinos Kapparis)

Miller Krause, Visiting Assistant Professor at Western Washington University, “Major Characters in Roman Declamation.” (directed by Konstantinos Kapparis)

Philip Cook, Latin teacher at Cascia Hall, Tulsa, OK “Abandoning the City: Meaning and Identity in Lucan’s Rome.” (directed by Jennifer Rea)

2015

William P. Smith, Latin Teacher at Lincoln High School, Tallahassee, FL, “Mors Honestissima: Cicero and Suicide Contemplation in the Late Republic” (directed by Jennifer Rea)

2014

David Hetrick, Adjunct Lecturer in Classics, University of Florida: “Coming Home to Drama: Alternative Paradigms of Nostos in Sophoklean Tragedy” (directed by Gonda Van Steen)

David Hoot, Lecturer, University of North Carolina Wilmington, “The Sanctuary of Asclepius at Epidaurus in Roman Times” (directed by Robert Wagman)

Generosa Sangco-Jackson, Latin Teacher at Oak Hall, Gainesville, FL: “Horace’s Roman Odes: A Therapeutic Reading” (directed by Timothy S. Johnson)

Jeff Yeakel, Latin teacher at the Bolles School, Jacksonville, FL: “Population Dynamics in Ancient Greek Civil Wars, Insurgencies and Revolts: A Systems Approach” (directed by Andrew Wolpert)

2013

Megan Daly, Librarian of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion, Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, “Tacitus’ Germanicus and the Commanders of Germania” (directed by Victoria Pagán)

Shawn Daniels, “Satire in the Historia Augusta” (directed by Victoria Pagan)

Thomas George Hendren, Adjunct Lecturer, University of Miami: “Ovid, Augustus, and the Exilic Journey in the Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto” (directed by Jennifer Rea)

Andreas Kramarz, Dean, Legionaries of Christ College of Humanities, Cheshire, CT: “Effect and Ethos of Music in Greek and Roman Authors – Exposition and Evaluation” (directed by Jennifer A. Rea)

James Lohmar, Lecturer, College of Charleston: “The Anatomy of Roman Epic: A Study of Poetic Violence” (directed by Jennifer A. Rea)

Michael Ritter, “Historicizing Satire: A Vengance Deferred” (directed by Timothy Johnson)

Brian Sebastian, Latin and Greek Teacher at the Seven Hills School, Cincinnati, OH: “Apostrophe to the Gods in Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Lucan’s Pharsalia, and Statius’ Thebaid” (directed by Victoria Pagán)

David White, Lecturer in the Department of Classics, Baylor University: “Columella, Res Rustica 10: A Study and Commentary” (directed by Victoria Pagán)

2012

Robert Brewer, Teacher at Meadow Glen Middle School, Lexington, SC: Epic vs Elegaic Identity: A New Model for Roman Leadership in Ovid’s Fasti (directed by Jennifer Rea)

Cathie Dunar, Randolph School, Huntsville, AL: Images of the Tiber Island: Art and Archaeology. A Catalog of Artists and Cartographers from the 14th through the 20th Century (directed by Robert Wagman)

Brenda Fields, Teacher of Latin and Ancient History, Windermere Preparatory School, Orlando: Fear Mongering in Late Republican Rome, 88-28 BCE (directed by Victoria Pagán)

2011

Jaimie Claymore, Instructor of Foreign Languages, School of Humanities and Fine Arts, Gainesville State College, Oakwood, GA: Post Reditum: Cicero’s Forensic Repositioning (directed by Lewis Sussman)

Dustin Heinen, Teaching Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University: Dominating Nature in Vergil’s Georgics and Statius’ Silvae (directed by Victoria Pagán)

Lindsay Rogers, Teacher at Windermere Preparatory School: Statues in Euripides: Staging, Character, Structure and Metaphor (directed by Karelisa Hartigan)

2010

Andrew Alwine, Assistant Professor of Classics, College of Charleston: The Rhetoric and Conceptualization of Enmity in Classical Athens (directed by Andrew Wolpert)

2009

Eleni Bozia, Assistant Professor of Classics, University of Florida: Lucian and his Roman Voices (directed by Gareth Schmeling)

Robert Patrick, Parkview High School, Lilburn GA: Groves in Ovid’s Metamorphoses: Domesticity, Wildness, and Transformation (directed by Jennifer Rea)

2008

Andrew Nichols, Adjunct Lecturer, University of Florida: The Complete Fragments of Ctesias of Cnidus: Translation and Commentary with an Introduction (directed by Kostas Kapparis)

David McClister, Professor of Biblical Studies, Florida College: Ethnicity and Jewish Identity in Josephus (directed by Kostas Kapparis)

Gertrude Harrington-Becker, Lecturer in Classics, Virginia Tech: Form, Intent, and the Fragmentary Roman Historians 240-63 B.C.E. (directed by Victoria Pagan)

2007

Randall Childree, Associate Professor of Classics, Furman University: Making Love, Making Reality: Propertius, Prosopopoeia, and Poetry’s Power of Creation (directed by Timothy Johnson)

2005

Jonathan Zarecki, Associate Professor of Classics, University of North Carolina-Greensboro: Cicero’s Ideal Statesman in Theory and Practice (directed by Lewis Sussman)