Lecturer in Classics
Education and Degrees:
- Ph.D., Classics, University of Cincinnati
- B.A., Classics and Spanish, Al. I. Cuza University, Iași, Romania
- Imperial literature
- Ancient constructions of identity
- Ancient Novel, Comedy, Paradoxography
- Elementary Greek and Latin
- New Testament Greek
- Lucian, Aristophanes, Homer, Herodotus, Plato
- Apuleius, Petronius, Virgil, Plautus, Pliny the Younger, Caesar, Cicero
- Women and Gender in Antiquity, Ancient Novel, Greek and Roman Comedy, Etymology
- First Year Seminars: Sex Strike and Woman Power. From Lysistrata to Allysa Milano (2020); Fantasy and Satire in Lucian (2018)
Honors and Awards:
- Academic Federation Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2019)
“Phlegon’s Marvels in Context”, In E. Cueva et al., Re-Writing the Ancient Novel. Volume 2: Roman Novels and Other Important Texts, Ancient Narrative Supplementum 24.2, 2018, 249-260.
"Thauma in Lucian", in J.-Ph. Guez, F. Klein, J. Peigney, and E. Prioux, Dictionnaire des images du poétique dans l’Antiquité (forthcoming).
"Lucian's Saturnalia. Rewriting the Literary Nomoi." Illinois Classical Studies 41.1, 2016, 219-228.
"Lucian's True Stories: Paradoxography and False Discourse." In M. Futre Pinheiro, G. Schmeling, E. Cuevas, Frontiers of the Genre. Fluid Texts, Ancient Narrative Supplementum 18, 2014, 39-58.
"Paradoxography and the Aesthetics of Paradox in Lucian's Prolaliai." Nuntius Antiquus 9.2, 2013, 57-86.