Assistant Professor of Classics
Ladd Hall 205A Phone: 518-580-8407
Ph.D. Classics, University of Washington (2005)
M.A. Classics, University of Western Ontario
B.A. (with Distinction) Latin and Classical Studies, University of Guelph
Doctoral Dissertation: The Polyphonic Argo
2008 – present Assistant Professor of Classics at Skidmore College
2005 – 2008 Assistant Professor of Classics at Temple University
Awards, Fellowships and Honors
2011-2012 Andrew Heiskell/National Endowment for the Humanities
Post-Doctoral Rome Prize
2010 NEH Fellowship: Institute for Enabling Geospatial
2010 Mellon Faculty Seminar – Tang Museum
2006-2007 University of Venice Advanced Seminar in Ancient Mediterranean Literature
2006 NEH Fellowship: UCLA Summer Institute on Models of Ancient Rome
2004-2005 Alvord Dissertation Fellowship, University of Washington
2004-2005 Simpson Center Society of Scholars, University of Washington
2004 Jim Greenfield Dissertation Fellowship, University of
2003-2004 Lead Teaching Associate, University of Washington
1999-2003 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
1998-1999 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
Hellenistic Poetry; Latin Poetry; Greek and Latin Imperial Literature; Archaic Choral and Lyric Poetry; Hellenistic and Roman Cultural Studies; Roman Topography and Ancient Urbanism; Race and Gender Studies.
In press “Burned After Reading: The So-Called List of Alexandrian Librarians in P.Oxy. X 1241” Aitia 2 (January 2012).
“Anchoring Apollonius’ Argonautica in Time,” in M.A. Harder e.o. (eds.) Hellenistic Poetry in Context (Leuven).
2011 “Pompey’s First Ship: Lucan and Apollonius,” in Paolo Asso (ed.), Brill’s Companion to Lucan (Leiden).
2010 “Hellenistic Elegy: Out from under the shadow of Callimachus” in James J. Clauss and Martine Cuypers (eds.), Blackwell Companion to Hellenistic Literature (Oxford in press).
2008 Review of M. Fantuzzi and R. Hunter, Tradition and Innovation in Hellenistic Poetry, Ancient History Bulletin 20.
2007 “Gendered voice in Hellenistic Epigram” with Jonathan M. Rowland, in Peter Bing and Jon Bruss (eds.) Brill Companion to Hellenistic Epigrams (Leiden).
2005 “The Constructions of the Argo in Apollonius’ Argonautica”, in A. Harder and M. Cuypers (eds.) Beginning from Apollo: Studies in Apollonius Rhodius and the Argonautic Tradition (Leuven).
2004 “The Metamorphoses of Erysichthon: Callimachus, Apollonius and Ovid” in M.A. Harder e.o. (eds.) Callimachus II (Leuven).
2002 “Waking up to Iliad 7.434" CQ 52:2 (580-81).
Anchoring Apollonius’ Argonautica in Time.
“Poetically Erect: Herodas 6 & 7 in the context of all female ritual mockery in the cult of Demeter.” (submitted for considertation).
“Similes in Apollonius’ Argonautica” in The Cambridge Companion to Apollonius’ Argonautica. Eds. Jackie Murray and Chad Schroeder (forthcoming CUP 2011)
With Chad Schroeder.The Cambridge Companion to Apollonius’s Argonautica (forthcoming CUP 2011)
Minority Scholarship Committee (APA/AIA)
Black Faculty-Staff Group (Skidmore College)
Mausoleum: An Innovative Interdisciplinary Group (Skidmore College).
Integrity Board (Skidmore College).