Assistant Professor of Classics
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2006; M.A., Indiana University, 1995; B.A., Oberlin College, 1993.
Has taught at Hampden-Sydney College since 2007. Previously she taught at Loyola University in Baltimore and the University of Southern California. Born in Canada, as a child she lived in Australia, England and the midwest. She loves to travel and most recently spent time in Greece (primarily the Peloponnese and Crete) and South Korea (primarily Seoul). As an undergraduate she spent a semester in Rome at the ICCS program and highly recommends it to current students!
Greek and Latin language and literature, animals in antiquity, daily life, gender studies, human-animal relationships, Sparta, mythology.
Currently serving as Chair of the Classics Department. She has served on several committees, been the faculty representative to the President's council, and has been chair of the Intercultural Affairs Committee. She continues to serve as the faculty advisor to the Unity ALLiance student group and Eta Sigma Phi (the classics honor society). She has served multiple times as a freshman advisor.
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