Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics
"My main interests are Greco-Roman Medicine and Philosophy, with particular interest in Greek conceptions and perceptions of pleasure, pain and emotion."
Years at Knox: 2012 to present
Ph.D., Classical Studies, 2012, University of Pennsylvania.
CTL Certificate in College and University Teaching, 2011.
M.A., Classical Studies, 2007, University of Pennsylvania.
B.A., Classics and Latin, 2005, University of Texas at Austin.
Greco-Roman medicine, historical linguistics, Roman satire.
Selected Professional Accomplishments
Dean's Dissertation Completion Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2012.
Dean's Summer Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2011 and 2009.
Benjamin Franklin Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2011.
Phi Beta Kappa, 2005.
Rappaport-King Thesis Scholarship, The University of Texas at Austin, 2004.
Lourania Miller Scholarship in Classical Languages, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003.
Velma Box Scholarship in Classics, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003.
"The Exception Proves the Rule? An Evaluation of the Evidence for a Hippocratic Belief in the Subjectivity of Pain." Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, January 2012.
"The Roles of Eileithyia and Delos in the Homeric Hymn to Delian Apollo." Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, January 2009.
"The Curative Function of Pain in Childbirth and Lamentation." Fourth Biennial Graduate Student Conference, Department of Classics, Harvard University, April 2008.