Student Profiles

MA Students

image Christian Boulley

Degree: Honors BA in Classics, University of Winnipeg

Areas of Interest:Greek tragedy (Sophocles in particular); metre in Greek and Latin lyric poetry; early Christian texts

TA Assignments: CS 2301A

External Scholarship: SSHRC CGS Masters 2014

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Andrew Bresch

Degree: Advanced Bachelor of Arts in Classics, University of Manitoba

Areas of Interest: Latin Elegy; gender and sexuality; Greek and Roman Epic; Greek Lyric; Ethnography

TA Assignment: CS 22903A / CS 2440B

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Emily Kohut

Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Colarado College

Areas of Interest: Latin literature, gender and sexuality in the ancient world, ancient mythology, Greek and Roman archaeology

TA Assignment: CS 1000-001

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Devan LaFontaine

Degree: Honours BA in Greek and Roman Studies, University of Calgary

Areas of Interest: Archaic Greek poetry

TA Assignment: CS 2300

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Marissa Palumbo

Degree: Honours BA in Classics with a Minor in Greek and Latin, University of Western Ontario

Areas of Interest: Greek drama, Greek and Roman epic, and ancient mythology

TA Assignment: CS 2500A-B Ancient Cities in the Mediterranean

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Helen Wilson


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PhD Students

imageRowan Ash

Degree: BA in Classics, Honours English (Literature), McGill University; MA in Ancient Mediterranean Cultures, University of Waterloo.

Areas of Interest: Ancient magic (especially the Greek magical papyri), Greek and Roman religion and myth, Greek literature, gender and sexuality in the ancient world

TA Assignments: CS 2800A

External Scholarship: OGS 2015

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allyAlexandra Dawson

Degrees: Honors BA in Classical Studies, Brock University, 2008, MA in Classical Studies, University of Western Ontario 2010

Area Interests: Greek tragedy, specifically Euripides; sociopolitical allusions in Greek literature; Ancient Greek language, syntax and style

Instructor: Greek 3100A/4903A

External Scholarship Awards: SSHRC 2013-2014

External Scholarship: SSHRC Doctoral 2014-15

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maryMary Deminion

Degrees: Honors BA in Greek and Roman Studies, Univ. of Victoria, 2007, MA in Greek and Roman Studies, University of Victoria, 2010

Area Interests: Ancient law, Roman History, women in antiquity, morality, and spectacle.

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image Paul McGilvery

Degree: Honors BA in Classics, Laurentian University; MA in Classics, Dalhousie University

Areas of Interest: Greek Historiography, Xenophon's Anabasis, Narratology

TA Assignments: CS 2800B

External Scholarship: SSHRC CGS Doctoral 2014-2017

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Alistair Mowat


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TA Assignment: CS 2700A / CS 2350B

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Richard Parker

Degree: Honours BA in Classics, Brock University

Areas of Interest: Indo-European linguistics; the development, perception, and representation of Greek dialect in literature; Mycenaean Greek dialect and society; evolution of writing systems in Bronze Age and Classical Greece; semantics and morphology of non Indo-European loan terms for flora and fauna; Bronze Age language contact in Greece

TA Assignments: CS 1000-001

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michelleMichelle Sugar

Degree: Honours BA in Classics, The University of Toronto, 2011, MA in Classics, Brock University, 2013

Area Interests: Latin epic; Lucan's 'Bellum Civile'; Greek tragedy; and Women in antiquity

TA Assignments: CS 3150F / CS 2902B

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