Graduate Students
Dwinelle 4321
Tuesdays 1-2:30 sign up here:
Dwinelle 7227
Monday 1-2pm and Wednesday 3:30-4:30pm [in person or via Zoom]

Sophie Cushman (she/her)

PhD Candidate

Aegean prehistory; mortuary archaeology; identity, ethnicity, and material culture; state formation and social structure; administration; writing and literacy; cultural heritage
Dwinelle 7226
MTh 9:30-10:30
Dwinelle 359A
Office Hours: T 3-5 and by appointment, via Zoom

Roman household archaeology; the production and use of crafts and textiles in the ancient world; 3D reconstruction and digital humanities projects.

Maribelisa Gillespie (she/her)

Ph.D. Candidate in Classical Archaeology

Aegean prehistory; trade and communication in the ancient Mediterranean basin; technology and innovation in prehistory; prehistoric writing systems; Greek archaeology and religion; digital humanities; public outreach.
Office Hours: Th. 3-4:30, and by appointment via Zoom

Justin Hudak

Ph.D. Candidate

Latin poetry and its reception
Dwinelle 7223
Friday, 2:30-4:30 PM, or by appointment.

Bioarchaeology; Aegean prehistory; mortuary archaeology; identity and embodiment

Christopher Jelen

PhD Candidate
Dwinelle 7227
By appointment

early Roman poetry, fragmentation and literary fragments, Greek and Roman New Comedy, reception, intertextuality, language pedagogy, online teaching methodology.
M W 2-3PM or by appt.

Greek literature and philosophy; history of classical scholarship
Dwinelle 359A or on Zoom
Thursday 1-3pm please book ahead on

Interdisciplinary approaches utilizing material culture and literature; Enslaved people and Identity; Labor; Social History
Dwinelle 7227
Monday, 2-3; Wednesday, 12-1

Please sign up for an office hours slot here:
Mondays, 2-3pm, Thursdays 3-4pm PST, and by appointment (via Zoom)
Dwinelle 7223 / Zoom (link provided upon request)
(Spring 2022) Friday 10am-12pm

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

Early Iron Age Greek Archaeology, Greek Colonization, Mobility, Trade, Pottery Studies, AutoCAD/GIS and Spatial Analysis
7224 Dwinelle (Fall 2022)
Mondays 11-12 and Thursday 12-1, or by appointment via Zoom

Ptolemaic Egypt and the Red Sea; Elephants and elephant culture in the ancient Mediterranean; Hellenistic economies, especially financial systems and long-distance trade; Ancient slavery and labor history. Recently, Paleoclimatology and impact of climate on ancient societies.

Epigraphy, papyrology, and numismatics.

David Youd

Ph.D. Candidate

Latin literature, Greek and Roman theater, Apuleius and the Ancient Novel;

Critical theory (psychoanalysis, Frankfurt School, queer theory, deconstruction)