Graduate Students

Joshua Benjamins

Ph.D. Candidate

Later Roman Empire, historiography, Augustine, Christianity in the Roman Empire

Research Interests: Classical art and archaeology; Roman and Etruscan/Italic material culture; Pompeian studies; foodways and the archaeology of consumption; household archaeology; social boundary formation and transculturation; visual culture; urbanism.

Aegean prehistory; trade and communication in the ancient Mediterranean basin; technology and innovation in prehistory; prehistoric writing systems; Greek archaeology and religion; digital humanities

Justin Hudak

Ph.D. Candidate

Latin poetry and its reception

Republican poetry, Greek and Roman New Comedy, language pedagogy

Greek literature and philosophy; history of classical scholarship

Interests include conventions of lyric poetry; spatiality and temporality in Latin literature; untimeliness; the somatic experience of reading