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Yale Classics has trained many leaders in the profession of Classics and related fields. We are excited by our track record of placing newly minted PhD’s in jobs both inside and outside higher education, both in the US and abroad.  We welcome news of job changes and new explorations.


Treasa Bell, private tutor, London
“Hideous progeny”: the role of monsters and hybrids in Latin metapoetry

Lea Aurelia Schroeder, Assistant professor, Purdue University
Perception and perceptual judgment in Plato’s Theaetetus and Timaeus


Daniel Ferguson, VAP, Northwestern University
Eudaimonia in the Eudemian Ethics

Niek Janssen, VAP, Amherst College
Appropriate Transgressions: Parody and Decorum in Ancient Greece and Rome

Lester Stephens, VAP, Georgetown
Res Novae and Radial Governmentality (112-72 BCE)


Liam Ahern, Consultant at Bain & Company, Australia
Reading Theognis: Textual Criticism and Reception

Kyle Conrau-Lewis, Taft School, Watertown, CT
Reading Ancient History in Miscellaneous Books: From Valerius Maximus to Aelian

Reier Helle,  Assistant Professor, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München
Corporeal Unity in Stoic Philosophy


Meghan Freeman, Black Spectacles, Chicago, IL
Kings in the City: the Regal Memoryscape of Early to Mid-Republican Rome

Rachel Lilley Love, Assistant Professor, Harvard University
Writing After Livy: Historical Epitome in the Livian Tradition

Cynthia “Cara” Polsley, co-founder and co-director of Cordical and founder of the Stardrive Foundation
Contrafactual Structures in Ancient Greek Narrative

Noreen Sit Kupernik, Thaden School, Bentonville, AR
Eliteness on Parade: Roman Escorted Movement as Performance of Status

Jennifer Weintritt, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
Troy Story: the Greek Epic Cycle in Latin Epic


Sarah Derbew, Assistant Professor, Stanford
The Metatheater of Blackness: Looking at and through black skin color in ancient Greek literature and art

Emily Kress, Assistant Professor, Brown University
Aristotle on chance, causation, and teleology

Kyle Khellaf, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, UC Riverside
The paratextual past: Digression in classical historiography

Allison Piñeros Glasscock, Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
Learning Virtue: The Value of Knowledge and Philosophical Inquiry in Four Platonic Dialogues

Tongjia Zhang, Judicial law clerk, US Courts of Appeals
Classical Natural Law Theories from Attic Oratory to Aristotle


Emily Hauser, Assistant Professor, University of Exeter (UK)
Since Sappho: Women in Classical Literature and Contemporary Women’s Writing

Yukai Li, Assistant Professor, Carleton University
Being Late and Being Mistaken in the Homeric Tradition

Geoffrey Moseley, Assessment Specialist at ETS
Plato Arabus: On the Arabic transmission of Plato’s Dialogues. Texts and studies

Sean Northrup, independent scholar
Aristocracy of Eloquence: Language and Identity in Roman Gaul, 289-389 CE

Claudia Rammelt Portogallo, St. Afra School, Meissen, Saxony
A Greek in the city: Thucydides between Leonardo Bruni and Niccola Macchiavelli


Benjamin Jerue, Assistant Professor, Universidad San Jorge (Zaragoza)
A Credible Way to Do Things Just Like in Comedy: Popular Culture in Roman Rhetoric and Oratory

Bryant Kirkland, Assistant Professor, UCLA
The Lens of Herodotus: Criticism, Imitation, and Reception in Imperial Greek Literature

Evan Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Idaho State University
Exploring Both Sides: Plato’s New Method for First Principles

Michael Zimm, Director of Marketing at Kris-Tech Wire
Constraints on Speech in Democratic Athens


Jessica Blum, Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco
The Language of Uncertainty: Genre, Tradition and Literary Imagines in the Argonautica

Joshua Fincher,  Assistant Professor, Hillsdale College
Nonnus’ Dionysiaca and the Redefinition of Epic Poetry and the Heroic Code


Thomas Biggs, Associate Professor, University of Saint Andrews
A Roman Odyssey: Cultural Responses to the First Punic War from Andronicus to Augustus

Christopher M. Simon, Lecturer, University of California, Riverside
Ancient Etymology and the Early History of Rome


Thomas Beasley, Database Administrator, Humanities Washington
Thucydides’ Oblique Self-Definitions

Leanna Boychenko, Assistant Professor, Loyola University, Chicago
Callimachus’ Book of Hymns: Poet, Narrator, Voice

Sean Harrigan, independent scholar, Chicago
Pindar’s Epinikia from Ritual to Reperformance

Jelle Stoop, Consultant at Bain & Company, Brussels
Portraits and Pretense: Honorific Habits in Hellenistic Communities

Martin Devecka, Associate Professor, UC Santa Cruz
Athens, Rome, Tenochtitlan: A Historical Sociology of Ruins

Jonathan Gnoza, St. Paul Catholic High School, Bristol CT
Isocrates in Italy

Jessica McCutcheon, project manager at World Translation A/S, Aarhus, Denmark
Fear as Instability in Latin Epic Narrative

Nicholas Salazar, Brunswick School, Greenwich, CT
Against Aphobus I & II: A Commentary

William Brockliss, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison
The Flower in Homeric Poetry

Graziela Byros, Lecturer in Classics, Northwestern University
Reconstructing Identities in Roman Dacia: Evidence from Religion

Noah Dion, Director/Academic Affairs Support, Academic Affairs, Worcester State University
Genesis by the Book: Augustinian Literalism in the Latin Epic Hexaemeron and Milton’s Paradise Lost

John Oksanish, Associate Professor, Wake Forest University
Building the Principate: A Literary Study of Vitruvius’ de Architectura

Anke Rondholz, Research fellow, Gerda Henkel Stiftung
The Versatile Needle: Hosidius Geta’s Cento Medea and its Tradition

Caroline Stark, Associate Professor, Howard University
The Role of Knowledge in Ancient and Renaissance Conceptions of Man

Tommaso Gazzarri, Associate Professor, Union College
Res sine Nomine. A Study of Theory and Practice of Metaphors in Seneca’s Epistulae Morales

Ornella Rossi, teaching at Liceo Classico in Siena; Assistant Editor, I Tatti Renaissance Library
Letters from far away: Ancient epistolary travel writing and the case of Cicero’s correspondence

Tristan Taylor, Associate Lecturer in Law, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Ideology and Usurpation in the Fourth Century 337-425 C.E.

Katherine Wasdin, Associate Professor, University of Maryland College Park
The Reluctant Bride: Greek and Roman Wedding

John Jacobs, Montclair Kimberley Academy, Montclair, NJ
Anne iterum capta repetentur Pergama Roma? The fall of Rome in the Punica

Ayelet Haimson-Lushkov, Associate Professor, University of Texas, Austin
The Culture of Authority: Narrative and the Roman Political Imagination

Pramit Chaudhuri, Associate Professor, University of Texas, Austin
Theomachy: Ethical Criticism and the Struggle for Authority in Epic and Tragedy

John Dillon, Independent scholar and professional academic translator/editor
The Legislation of Constantine the Great: Justice, Administration, and Reform