Visiting Assistant Professor
Ladd Hall 205A Phone: 580-8404
Ph.D. University of Toronto Classics
M.A. University of Kansas Classics
B.A. Classical Languages and Literature, Smith College
Doctoral Dissertation: Tragic Desire: Phaedra and Her Heirs in Ovid
Teaching and Research Interests:
Roman poetry, particularly Augustan, Greek and Roman tragedy, gender construction in ancient literature
Conference Presentations and Publications
“Hecuba on the epic stage: Ovid’s Met. 13.399-575.” Article under review.
“Queer Exchanges: Iphis and Ianthe in Ovid’s Metamorphoses.” LCC Panel, APA 2012.
“Undesirable Desire: Sexual Subjects in Propertius 3.19.” CAMWS, 2011.
“Truly Madly Deeply: Discourses of Desire in Ovid.” Visiting Speaker, Beloit College, 2011.
“Phaedra’s Claim: Desire and Persuasion in Heroides 4.” CAMWS SS, 2010.
“Hecuba and the performance of lament on the epic stage: Ovid’s Met. 13.399-575.” CAC, 2009.
“Vultus Componere Famae Taedet: Sulpicia's self-definition.” CAMWS, 2008.
“The dual ‘Other’ in the myth of Philomela and Tereus.” CAMWS, 2006.