Christine Ascik

Program: M.A.-Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.A., Christendom College; M.A., Early Christian Studies, University of Notre Dame
Research: early Christian Latin poetry, health and disease in antiquity, disability in antiquity
Teaching: elementary Latin (online and in person)
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Jodie Rice Augustine

Program: M.A.-Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.A., Lee University
Research: Neoplatonism, Boethius
Teaching: elementary Latin (online and in person), intermediate Latin (online), archaeology (TA)
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James Buchanan

Program: Certificate in Latin
Degrees
: A.A., Fine Arts, Northern Virginia Community College; B.A., History (with Minor in Art History), George Mason University
Research: medieval studies
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Paul Calvin

Program: Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.S.B.A., University of Arkansas; M.B.A., University of Texas; M.A., St. John’s College (Annapolis); M.A., Catholic University
Research: Plato and Aristotle, nature of the soul in Greek patristics
Teaching: intermediate Greek (online and in person), intermediate Latin (online and in person), readings in Canonical Latin
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Catherine Chasen

Program: M.A.-Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.A., Latin, Hillsdale College
Research: ancient historians
Teaching: elementary Latin (online and in person)
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Patricia Craig

Program: Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.A., Classical Philology, University of Dallas; M.A., Catholic University
Dissertation title: Seneca and the Stoic Appropriation of Tragic Exempla
Research: Senecan Drama, Stoic Philosophy, Greek Tragedy, Plato
Teaching: elementary Greek (online and in person), elementary Latin, intermediate Latin (online and in person), humanities (Homer through Dostoevsky)
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Rachel Elam

Program: M.A. in Latin
Degrees
: B.A., English - Literature Concentration, University of Northwestern - St. Paul
Research: Latin pedagogy
Teaching: middle-school Latin internship and tutoring (online and in person)
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Fred Fraser

Program: Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.A., Classical and Early Christian Studies, Christendom College; M.A., Humanities, Concentrating in Classics, University of Dallas; M.A., Catholic University
Dissertation: Figurative Language in the Philosophy of Plotinus
Research: Plotinus, Vergil's Georgics
Teaching: Fellow and Guildmaster, Thomas More College
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Yucheng Guan

Program: M.A. in Greek and Latin
Degrees
: B.A., Pharmaceutical Sciences and Philosophy (dual degree), Peking University
Research: Semitics in Greco-Roman context
Teaching: classical mythology (TA)
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Leo Hunt

 

Keturah Kiehl

Program: Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.A., Classical Studies, Hillsdale College; M.A., Classical Languages, University of Missouri-Columbia
Research: ancient Greek athletics, Late Antique sermons
Teaching: elementary and intermediate Greek (online and in person), intermediate Latin (online and in person), classical mythology, ancient athletics, ancient world in cinema (TA), middle and high school Latin and etymology
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Luke Maschue

Program: M.A.-Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.A., Classical and Early Christian Studies, Christendom College
Research: Latin poetry, classical philosophy, Greek and Latin epistolography
Teaching: intermediate Latin (online), classical mythology (TA), ancient world in cinema (TA), archaeology (TA)
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Cade Meinel

Program: Certificate in Greek and Latin
Degrees
: B.A., History, College of William and Mary and University of St. Andrews (Joint Degree Program); M.A., Intellectual History, University of St. Andrews
Research: late antiquity, historiography, theology, intellectual history, ideas in practice
Teaching: high school history, including IB
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Sarah Moravsik

Program: Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.A., Catholic University; M.A., Catholic University
Research: patristic exegesis, theosis in late antiquity, Prudentius
Teaching: intermediate Greek, elementary Latin for students of Canon Law, intermediate Latin, classical mythology (TA)
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Louise Mundstock

 

Joseph Slama

Program: M.A.-Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.A., Classics, Truman State University
Research: ancient epic
Teaching: classical mythology (TA)
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Christian Smetana

Program: Certificate in Greek and Latin
Degrees
: B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
Research: classical drama, philosophy
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Damon Smith

 

Dominic Stanchina

Program: M.A. in Greek and Latin
Degrees
: B.A., Classical Studies, University of Michigan
Teaching: classical mythology (TA)
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Maria Stouraiti

Program: Ph.D.
Degrees
: B.A., Greek Philology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; Certificate in Greek and Latin, Catholic University; M.A., Catholic University
Research: Pindaric poetry, Greek linguistics, sexual violence in Greek and Roman literature
Teaching: elementary and intermediate Greek (online and in person), elementary Modern Greek, classical mythology (TA), archaeology (TA)
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Casey Knott

Teaching Fellow, Medieval and Byzantine Studies

Program: Ph.D. in Medieval and Byzantine Studies
Degrees
: B.A., Catholic University; Certificate in Greek, Catholic University; M.A., Medieval and Byzantine Studies, Catholic University
Dissertation: Public Ascetic Performance in Constantinople: Development and Remembrance from the Late 4th to Early 11th Centuries
Research: Byzantine cultural history, late antique and Byzantine ascetic culture, the spatial and social politics of Byzantine urban centers
Teaching: elementary Greek (online and in person), classical mythology (TA), ancient Greek history (TA)
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Carl Vennerstrom

Teaching Fellow, Early Christian Studies

Program: Ph.D. in Early Christian Studies
Degrees
: B.A., Greek, Hillsdale College; M.A., Theology and Religious Studies, Villanova University; M.A., Early Christian Studies, Catholic University
Research: Evagrius Ponticus, scriptural interpretation, monasticism
Teaching: elementary Greek, elementary Latin, intermediate Greek, intermediate Latin, ancient history (TA)
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Jake Weiner

Teaching Fellow, Early Christian Studies

Program: Ph.D. in Early Christian Studies
Degrees
: B.A., Classics and Philosophy, University of Notre Dame; M.A., Early Christian Studies, Catholic University
Research: Evagrius of Pontus and the Origenian tradition, philosophical education and early Christian asceticism, early Syrian asceticism
Teaching: intermediate Greek (online), elementary Latin, ancient Roman history (TA)
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