Department Alumni


2017

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