EDUCATION

  • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
    M. A. and Ph.D., Comparative Literature (Classics and English), 1993 and 2000
  • AMERICAN ACADEMY IN ROME
    Classical Summer School, 2007 and Visiting Scholar, 2011
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ
    B.A. in Literature – Classical Studies, 1987

LANGUAGES

  • Ancient Greek and Latin, scholarly/literary reading ability; pedagogy training in methods of Latin as a target language (oral and compositional Latin)
  • Spanish, French, Italian and German, proficient reading
  • Spanish, Italian and French, conversation

COURSES TAUGHT

  • LATIN AND ANCIENT GREEK LANGUAGE :: Latin 1-Advanced Placement (Vergil, Catullus, Ovid) middle and high school, university levels •
    Beginning Ancient Greek Language I and II
  • CLASSICAL LITERATURE AND MYTHOLOGY :: Advanced Latin Prose: Petronius and The Roman NovelAncient Greek and Roman MythologyMyth and the Classical EpicApproaches to Mythology through Folktale
  • COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND WRITING :: The Classical Grand Tour • The Trickster in World LiteratureQueens: Elizabeth I and Victoria in Fact and Fiction