Current Graduate Students
Undergraduate Degree(s): Brandeis University 2017, BA in Classical Studies and Anthropology
Research Interests: Mediterranean Archaeology; material culture; Latin and Greek language and literature; digital humanities; scientific applications to archaeologyPersonal Interests: fencing, reading, traveling, and writing
Other Degree(s): Boston University 2016, MTS in Biblical and Historical Studies
Research Interests: Hellenization; civic and folk religion; classical archaeology of Israel; Koine Greek; ancient drama and theater
Personal Interests: Books, TV (documentaries and anything British), modern languages (French, Italian and Hebrew), the Maine outdoors
Other Degree(s): Penn State University, 2016: B.A. in Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Research Interests: Ancient religion and mythology, Greek drama, and Greek and Roman culture
Personal Interests: Reading, musicals, 90s Disney movies, playing with my cat, and equestrian sports
Other Degree(s): Oklahoma State University 2017, major in History with minors in Geography and Anthropology
Research Interests: Greek archaeology, ritual and death, and trade relations between Greece and the Near East
Personal Interests: Movies, TV shows, reading, and traveling
Other Degree(s): The College at Brockport, State University of New York 2018, B.S. in Anthropology and History
Research Interests: The Roman Near East; antiquities trafficking and cultural heritage destruction; conservation science; water use/systems in desert environments; cultural identity
Personal Interests: Dogs, hiking, biking, and water channel spelunking
Undergraduate Degree(s): Brandeis University 2015, BA in Classical Studies and Italian
Research Interests: Roman empire and colonial development; Ancient Sicily; Jews under Roman rule
Personal Interests: Reading, travel, playing with my dog Louie
Derrek is serving as one of three Graduate Department Representatives for Fall 2018.
Undergraduate Degree(s): University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2015, BA in Classics
Research Interests: Ancient Greek art and archaeology; Aegean Bronze Age; ancient sexuality; mythology
Personal Interests: Watching two TV shows (GoT and AHS), cooking, eating, video games, and playing with other people's dogs
Undergraduate Degree(s): Longwood University 2017, BA in Anthropology
Research Interests: Roman archaeology and history; Roman military history; Ancient Mediterranean trade and cultural exchange
Personal Interests: Basketball, food, travel, video games, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Wizards, exploring the great outdoors, becoming Caesar of the world
Other Degree(s): Tufts University, 2010: MA certificate in Museum Studies (Classical Archaeology concentration); Boston University School of Public Health, 2004: MPH in International Health; Beloit College, 2001: BA in Anthropology and Classical Civilization
Research Interests: Mediterranean archaeology, archaeology of ancient harbors, wine production in antiquity, marble studies, jewelry craftsmanship in antiquity, ethnoarchaeology, material culture, and archaeological materials sciences
Personal Interests: Exploring southern Italy and the Aegean islands, visiting museums, going to the beach, ballet, spending time with my family, and eating anything sweet
Undergraduate Degree(s): University of Maine 2013, BA in Anthropology
Research Interests: Roman art and archaeology; Roman food and dining; zooarchaeology; woman, gender and sexuality in the ancient world
Personal Interests: Food, cooking, art, maritime history, travel, archery, and cinema
Matthew is serving as one of three Graduate Department Representatives for 2018-9.
Research Interests: classical archaeology which focuses on the creation and development of Roman provincial culture under the Empire
Personal Interests: Relaxing with friends and talking about movies, books and sports, particularly football and baseball
Undergraduate Degree(s): BA in Art History and Archaeology, BA in Latin, and a minor in History. University of Missouri, 2015.
Research Interests: Archaeology of Ancient Rome and Etruria, their mythology, religion, and sculpture.
Personal Interests: enjoy exploring the city, visiting museums, going to amusement parks, reading, drinking coffee and spending time with friends.
Katherine is serving as one of three Graduate Department Representatives for 2018-9.
Undergraduate degree(s): University at Albany 2016, BA in Anthropology and History
Research interests: Hellenistic Art and Archaeology; military archaeology; the growth of Greek cities; the spread of Hellenism through Alexander
Personal interests: Pizza, cats, pretty pens, comic books, real books, science fiction, spooky shows, and more pizza
Undergraduate Degree(s): Lasell College, 2018; Major in History; Minor in American Studies
Research Interests: Greek and Roman archaeology, the Greek Dark Ages, mythology, Pompeii, and ancient medical practices
Personal Interests: Reading, writing, traveling, going to the beach, and coin collecting