"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.
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.
Michael Cooke and Ritu Gyawali are chosen for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program, which awards up to $5,000 for costs related to studying abroad.
John Podesta, a Knox College graduate and member of the Board of Trustees, will join the White House staff as a senior counselor to President Barack Obama, according to media reports.
Music and writing students collaborated and performed with renowned bassist and composer Ben Allison, as jazz fans got a live, free preview of Allison's new album, during Knox's inaugural Mirza Jazz Residency.