Student Profiles

MA Students

Casey Boettinger

Degree: Honours BA Classical Studies, Major in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology, Western University 
Areas of Interest: Ancient Podiatry, Roman provincial life, mortuary archaeology, bioarchaeology
TA Assignment: CS2840A/CS2525B-650
External Scholarship: SSHRC CGSM (2022-2023), OGS (2021-2022)
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Jordan Gallant-Turner (he/him) generic logo

Degree: Honours BA Classics, University of Waterloo 
Areas of Interest: Epic and Greek tragedy poetry, early and classical Greek philosophy, the evolution of Greek personal idealism in correlation with the socio-political development of the polis and the transformation of warfare.  
TA Assignment: CS2480A-650/CS2700B
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Maria Glanfield

Degree: Honours BA in Classical Studies, Western University 
Areas of Interest: Roman provincial archaeology, funerary art & archaeology, digital imaging techniques in archaeology  
TA Assignment: CS2500A-650/CS2480B-650
External Scholarship: OGS (2022-2023), SSHRC CGSM (2021-2022)
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PhD Students

Tarryn Andrews

Degree: Honours BA Classical Studies, Queen's University; MA in Classical Studies and Archaeology, Queen's University; MA in Religious Studies, Queen's University
Areas of Interest: Architecture of sacred space in the Classical and Hellenistic periods, Greek archaeology, ancient Mediterranean religions. 
TA Assignment: CS2200-650
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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
External Scholarship: OGS 2015
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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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Stephanie Dennie

Degree: Honours BA in Classics, University of Guelph; MA in Classics, Brock University
Areas of Interest: Disciplinary interest: my current focus is the socio-political development of Archaic and Classical Sparta with a focus on the development and legitimization of the dyarchy. This reflects a keen interest generally in this history and historiography of Sparta, the political development of the Greek polis and Archaic and Classical History. I am additionally interested in genre-play in Ovid and the adaptation of Attic drama in Senecan tragedy.
Pedagogical research: the interplay of pedagogical models across disciplinary boundaries in
                                          the service of community engaged learning.
                                          Teaching Assignment: CS1000-002
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Cheyenne Eversole

Degree: BA in Global and International Studies with minors in German and Classics at IUPUI;  MA in Classical Archaeology at the University of Missouri
Areas of Interest: Imitation of wealth among non-elites through the lens of bronze in the Republic and Imperial period. Additionally, 3D Modeling, VR (Virtual Reality), Metallurgy, craftsmen, household archaeology, and the Roman economy. 
TA Assignment: CS2300-650
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Andrew Field

Degree: BA in Classics (University of Guelph); MA in Classics (Queen's University)
Areas of Interest: Intertextuality within and between the Greek and Latin corpuses, especially the connection between Hellenistic poetry and early "golden" Latin. I am also interested in literary theory and in particular genre studies. I hope to work on Catullus 64 (The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis) and the connection between that poem and the famous Alexandrian poet-scholars. 
TA Assignment: CS1000-001
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PhD Student Tara JacklinTara Jacklin

Degree: Honours BA in Greek and Roman Studies from the University of Victoria; MA in Classics, Western University
Areas of Interest: Roman social history, with emphasis on women in the Ancient World; Classical gender and sexuality; Classical Religion; Classical Reception studies
Teaching Assignment: CS2700A/CS3310G
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Tyler Jordan

Degree: BA Classics, minor Philosophy (Carleton); MA Classics (Western); MA Comparative Literature (Western)
Areas of Interest: I’m interested in most areas of the Humanities, but my primary interest is in literary studies, specifically in ancient Greek poetry. A major secondary area of interest is in Russian literature and culture. A few of my favourite authors to read and study are Homer, Aeschylus, Søren Kierkegaard, Henrik Ibsen, Virginia Woolf, and Vladimir  Nabokov.
Teaching Assignment: CS2200-650
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Olayiwola "Gabriel" Ologbonde

Degree: BA in Classics (Latin and Greek), University of Ibadan; MA in Classical Studies,  Memorial University 
Areas of Interest: Greek new comedy, friendship and affective relationships in antiquity 
Teaching Assignment: instructor CS3905F
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Richard Parker

Degree: BA English Literature, Brock University; MA Classical Studies, University of Western Ontario; PhD (ABD) Classical Studies, University of Western Ontario 
Areas of Interest: Greek poetry of all types and periods (especially Greek hymns), Greek cult & religion, Greek epigraphy, Greek textual criticism 
Teaching Assignment: CS1000-002
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Marina Schmidt

Degree: BA (Honours) in Classics with a double-major in History, and Certificate in Ancient Languages, Memorial University; MA in Classics, Memorial University
Areas of Interest: Roman medicine and social history, gender, and ancient law
Teaching Assignment: Instructor CS3906F, TA CS2800B
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