Student Profiles

MA Students

Emily BogerMA Student Emily Boger

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TA Assignment: CS2525A

Contact Information: eboger@uwo.ca


MA Student Michael CastellanoMichael Castellano

Degree: Honours Double Major BA in Western History & Applied Music, SUNY Fredonia 

Areas of Interest: Late Roman Antiquity, 3rd Century Crisis, Intellectual History

TA Assignment: CS2301A/ CS3490G

Contact Information: mcast23@uwo.ca


MA Student Jenna ColcloughJenna Colclough

Degree: Honours BA in Classics, Acadia University

Areas of Interest: Cult of Dionysos, women in ancient Greece, Euripides' Bakkhai, Thucydides, trauma theory

TA Assignment: CS1000-001

External Scholarship: SSHRC CGS Masters 2017

Contact Information: jcolclou@uwo.ca 


MA Student Shereen FayedShereen Fayed

Degree: Honours BA in Classics, McMaster University

Areas of Interest: Roman art and archaeology; Roman Imperial women; numismatics

TA Assignment: CS3550E

External Scholarship: SSHRC CGSM 2017-18

Contact Information: sfayed@uwo.ca  


MA Student Dylan HallDylan Hall

Degree: Honours Specialization BA in Classical Studies, Nipissing University

Areas of Interest: Ancient marginal groups, military history, Greek and Roman archaeology

TA Assignment: CS2904A/CS2800B

External Scholarship: OGS 2017

Contact Information: dhall58@uwo.ca   


MA Student Tara JacklinTara Jacklin

Degree: Honours BA in Greek and Roman Studies from the University of Victoria

Areas of Interest: Roman social history, with emphasis on women in the Ancient World; Classical gender and sexuality; Classical Religion; Classical Reception studies

TA Assignment: CS2500A/B

External Scholarship: SSHRC CGS Masters 2018

Contact Information: tjackli@uwo.ca   


Devan LaFontaine

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

Areas of Interest: Archaic Greek poetry

Contact Information: dlafont6@uwo.ca 


MA Student Valeria LogachevaValeria Logacheva

Degree: Honours BA in Greek and Roman Studies, Trent University

Areas of Interest: Latin Poetry and Intertextuality, Gender and Performative Excellence

TA Assignment: CS2301A/ CS2840B

Contact Information: vlogache@uwo.ca 


MA Student Doug MacKenzieDouglas MacKenzie

Degree: Honours BA in Classical Studies, York University

Areas of Interest: Roman history, with a particular focus on the Late Republic

TA Assignment: CS1000-002

Contact Information: dmacke23@uwo.ca  


2017_Paterson.jpgSteven Paterson

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TA Assignment: CS2300

Contact Information: spater4@uwo.ca   


MA Student Erin PierikErin Pierik

Degree: BA in Classics, University of British Columbia

Areas of Interest: Roman Law and Roman women

TA Assignment: CS3904F/ CS3903G

Contact Information: epierik@uwo.ca      


MA Student James RoyerJames Royer

Degree: Honours BA in Greek and Roman Studies with Minor in History, Carleton University

Areas of Interest: Roman History, with a particular focus on the Late Republic and Early Empire

TA Assignment: CS2300

Contact Information: jroyer2@uwo.ca     


MA Student Garett SchoffroGarett Schoffro

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TA Assignment: CS1000-001

Contact Information: gschoffr@uwo.ca   


MA Student Sarah ShaughnessySarah Shaughnessy

Degree: Honours BA with a double major in the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts and Humanities and English Language and Literature with a minor in Classics from the University of Western Ontario

Areas of Interest: Latin and Greek Literature (especially Latin Epic); Classical Reception studies; mythology; narrative ownership

TA Asignment: CS2200

External Scholarship: SSHRC CGS Masters 2017

Contact Information: sshaugh2@uwo.ca    


Helen Wilson

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Contact Information: hwilso8@uwo.ca 


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 Assignment: CS3150F

External Scholarship: OGS 2015

Contact Information: rash3@uwo.ca


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

External Scholarship Awards: SSHRC 2013-2014, SSHRC Doctoral 2014-15

Teaching Assignment: Instructor GK3200A

Contact Information: adawso22@uwo.ca 


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.

Contact Information: mdeminio@uwo.ca


PhD Student Stephanie DennieStephanie Dennie

Degree: Honours BA in Classics, University of Guelph; MA in Classics, Brock University

Areas of Interest: Archaic Greece, Greek Warfare, Sparta, Military Psychology

TA Assignment: CS2300

Contact Information: stephanie.dennie@uwo.ca  


image Paul McGilvery

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

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

External Scholarship: SSHRC CGS Doctoral 2014-2017

Contact Information: pmcgilve@uwo.ca


Alistair Mowat

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Contact Information: amowat3@uwo.ca 


Olayiwola "Gabriel" Ologbonde

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Teaching Assignment: CS2200

Contact Information: oologbon@uwo.ca 


Richard Parker

Degree: Honours BA in Classics, Brock University, MA in Classics, Western 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

Teaching Assignment: Instructor GK2000

Contact Information: rparke@uwo.ca