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Current Graduate Students
Current graduate students, their research interests, and major research paper and thesis topics:
Naval and military history; maritime archaeology; piracy; Greek literature and political history
The Iliad; psychology of ancient Greek soldiers; Greek literature; Greek political structures
Greek and Roman social history and gender studies; classical litterature
MRP: "Authority of the Female Master in the Ancient Greek Oikos"
Classical Greek and Republican Roman historiography and political science, specifically international relations
MRP: "From the Gates of Ivory: The Dreams of Agamemnon, Xerxes and Artabanus from Homer and Herodotus"
Latin language and literature, especially rape narratives in Ovid's Fasti
Thesis: "‘comitum princeps tu mihi eris’: The Distribution of Power and Subversion of Authority in the Rape Narratives of Ovid’s Fasti"
Classical Greek architecture, domestic and social life
MRP: The Topography of Shopping in the Classical Athenian Agora
Gender and women studies in antiquity; Greek and Roman religion; Roman art and architecture; representations of the body in Roman literature and art; Roman history from the end of the Republic to the early Empire
Minoan architecture; burial practices and hero cults
MRP: Hero cults, cults of the dead, and associated feasting practices
Menal illness and disability in the ancient world; Roman social history; Roman archaeology; temple architecture; Roman concrete
Current and former students have been or presently are involved in faculty research projects overseas in:
In addition, students have worked as research assistants on projects concerning gender and slavery and Greek prostitution (manuscript preparation), and have been involved in databases and digital scanning of archives related to the Promontory Palace at Caesarea, Israel project.
Thesis and Major Research Paper Topics
The following are the topics of current and completed theses and major research papers (supervisor in brackets):
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