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Department of Classics

Dartmouth College
6086 Reed Hall Room 201
Hanover, NH 03755

(603) 646-3394


Department Chair
Professor Roberta Stewart


Administrative Staff


Therese Perin-Deville (Administrator)


Leslie Barrow (Administrative Assistant)


Carol Bean-Carmody (Academic Assistant)


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Past Student Honors Theses


  • Anna Leah, Berstein-Simpson Nostoi: Cultural Repatriation and National Identity
  • Joyce Cho, The Social Location of Hair in Roman Love Poetry
  • Sarah Loucks, The Rhetoric of Wealth in Demosthenes' On the Crown
  • Joel Malkin, Pindar's Delphi: The Delphic Authority behind Epinician Praise
  • Kyle McGinty, Circles of Framing and Light: Analyzing the Nimbus in the Mediterranean
  • Chloe Moon, Early Athenian Gendering Through Art: Painted Representations of Mixed-Gender Dancing
  • Elizabeth Neill, Pillars of Society: Women as Bearers of Burdens in Archaic and Classical Art
  • Emily Stronski, Representations of the Soul on the Capitoline Prometheus Sarcophagus
  • Emma Vance, Before the Alba Mater: Classics, Civilization, and Race at Moor's Indian Charity School


  • Gregory Knight, Adeia as Immunity in 5th Century BC Athens
  • Scott O'Brien, Seneca on the Renaissance University Stage: The Plays of William Gager and the Function of Moral Agency in the Tragic Genre
  • Peter Osirio, A Classicist Under Constraint: Justus Lipsius and the Revival of Stoic Determinism in the De Constantia
  • Chelsea Perfect, Fortuna Redux in Early Imperial Coinage


  • Charles H. Clark, The Gortyn Laws in Architectural Context
  • Kathryn T. Mammel, Bodies in Bloom: The Association of Flora and Female Figures in Late Bronze Age Aegean Iconograph
  • Sarah C. Spangenberg, Issues of Planning in Diocletian's Palace at Split: Imperial Cult and the Late Antique Palace


  • Margaret Bell, The Gadde of Palmyra and Dura-Europos: images of fortune from late 2nd century Roman Syria
  • Ryan Marnell, Betwixt the joys of sex: scholarship and marriage in Michael Field's treatment of Sappho



  • Christopher Blankenship, The Role of the Individual in Ephoros’ Histories
  • Ray DiCiaccio, DAMP: A Digital Archaeological Mapping Program: Problems with its Applicability to Surface Survey Information due to Issues of Data Comparability
  • Catherine Lacey, Ovid's Art of Meaning: Interpretation and Authority in Tristia
  • Radha D. S. Kulkarni, Visualizing the Past: Tu Marcellus Eris
  • Dominic Machado, Marcus Claudius Marcellus: Rebellious Republican or Traditional Triumphator?
  • Peter Mathias, Capital Punishment and Jurisprudence in Ancient Rome


  • Debra M. Aboodi, A log cabin out of stone: translating Horace's Epodes
  • Aindriu C. Colgan
  • Kyle Jazwa, Depictions of boxing in late archaic Etruscan tomb paintings
  • Alisa R. Koonce (Senior Fellow), Philosophical Studies in early monastic schools: Ontology and mereology in marginal glosses of commentaries to Aristotle's Categories and related writings (10-11 c)
  • Briar L. Teron, The Pompeian bakeries: an analysis of the urban distribution of the bakeries and pastry shops at Pompeii


  • Craig W. Dent, Etruscan tomb markers: the archaic and classical production of Clusium and Felsina (600-420 B.C.E.)
  • Jacqueline T. Olson, At death's doors: an iconographical study of the Velletri Sarcophagus


  • Katherine B. Harrington, A comparative study of the pebble mosaics of ancient Greece
  • Sophia S. Khan, Polis under threat: the enduring power of Euripides' Hecuba
  • Bradley G. Wolcott, Striking a balance: the numismatic evidence for the religious and political policy of Constantine the Great


  • Matthew R. Jedreski, Minoan religious architecture in glyptic art: a complete contextual analysis
  • Tori L. McKee, Representations of wives and marriageable women in Pliny the Younger and Ps. - Quintilian


  • Matthew I. Kenney, The military nike
  • Sarah C. Murray, Man overboard? A re-evaluation of the under-representation of sailors and naval warfare in classical Athenian art
  • Magdalena M. Panz, The aesthetics of desire in Sappho: a comparative reading with Charles Baudelaire
  • George M. Storm, Damnatio memoriae: case studies from the Roman Republic through the first century A.D.


  • Christopher M. Chan, Plautus and the learned comedy of the Renaissance
  • Rose B. MacLean, Fashioning a freed self: representations of civic and familial identity in the Ostian epigraphic monuments


  • Dongngan Truong, A novel theme for elegy: abortion in Ovid, Amores 2.13 and 2.14
  • Julia Tzeng, Hadrian's provincial policies: an examination of Achaea, Britannia, and Judea under the reign of Hadrian
  • Michael F. O'Donnell, Poet as playwright: characterization through speech in Homer's Iliad


  • Julie B. Axelrod, Lifting the veil: a critical model for the interpretation of Juvenal's Satires
  • Seth L. Button, Chariots in war and art in the Late Bronze Age Aegean
  • Abigail J. Gillard, Politics in the Kerameikos and Demosion Sema: civic identity and funerary custom in fifth-century BC Atheos

Last Updated: 7/23/14