Alumni/ae

Classics can take you pretty much anywhere. We here offer a rotating exhibit of some of our graduates.

Graduate

BA ‘98, PhD ’07, continues to teach Latin at Westwood High School in Westwood, MA. He currently serves as the President of the Classical Association of Massachusetts, and has just been named the 2016 National Language Teacher of the Year by the...

PhD ‘79, was such an inspiring teacher as a graduate student that Timothy Bahti (Comp Lit PhD ’80) named an annual teaching prize in her honor. Roberts is currently the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at...

PhD 2011, has recently founded a travel outfit, the Via Antiqua Travel GmbH. She writes: “Francesca Spiegel is my partner in crime. We organize educational trips in Europe with a focus on history, archeology and history of art. Our programs not...

PhD ‘65. I have many fond memories of the two years (1960–62) it took to satisfy my course requirements and commence on my dissertation. I was among about a dozen new candidates for the doctorate and we were a congenial bunch who spent our days,...

PhD (Classics and Comparative Literature) 2008. When I applied to graduate school from Oxford in 2001 I didn’t really know what Comparative Literature was, but the fact that Yale was the only place to offer a combined degree with Classics stood...

PhD ‘80. I suspect that the majority of people who get as far as reading this biography will know that that the Society for Classical Studies (SCS), founded in 1869 as the American Philological Association (APA), is the primary learned society in...

PhD ’57, writes: “I have taken my book on the Persian Wars off the back burner and hope to start writing again this fall and winter. I am also the secretary of the Mayne Island (British Columbia, Canada) Lions Club and have been for the last 4...

Undergraduate

BA ’15. Spencer has settled in at Oxford where he is pursuing an D.Phil. in Greek and Roman literature. His research currently focuses on Philodemus’ On Poems.

BA ’15. While at Yale (and Branford College) Emma, a native Philadelphian, sang with the Yale Glee Club, played IM squash, and developed her own baking and catering company, The Northern Greening. After spending a year as a Rome Fellow with the...

BA ‘75. I retired in the fall of 2011, after a nearly 30 year career as a CPA specializing in corporate taxation, and now find myself in the happy position of being able to spend much more time on my avocation, ancient numismatics. Among the...