Associate Professor of Classics
Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2005
Office: 307 Hodges Hall
Area of Interest
Augustan Poetry, Mythology and Mythography, Greek and Roman Epic, Hellenistic Poetry, Translation Studies, Postcolonial Theory, Historical Fiction
Latin Love Elegy, Golden Age Verse (Vergil's Aeneid), Intensive Elementary Latin
Finding Italy: Travel, Nation, and Colonization in Vergil’s Aeneid. University of Michigan Press. 2014.
“Amphrysia Vates (Aeneid 6.398).” Classical Quarterly 62.2 (2012) 863–5.
“Divine Agency and Morality in Hellenistic Metamorphosis Poetry.” In Gods and Religion in Hellenistic Poetry. M. A. Harder, R. F. Regtuit and G. C. Wakkers, edd. Peeters, 2012. 81–102.
“Towards a Roman Mythography: Hyginus’ Fabulae.” In Writing Greek and Roman Myth. Mythography in the Ancient World. R. S. Smith and S. Trzaskoma, edd. Peeters, 2013. 133–64.
"Systematic Genealogies in Apollodorus' Bibliotheca and the Exclusion of Rome from Greek Myth." Classical Antiquity 27.1 (2008) 59-91
"Vergil's Italian Diomedes." American Journal of Philology 127.2 (2006) 219-59
"Ovidian 'Correction' of the Biblical Flood?" Forthcoming in Classical Philology
Paper on "Divine Agency and Morality in Hellenistic Metamorphosis Poetry" at the 9th
Groningen Workshop on Hellenistic Poetry "Gods and Religion in Hellenistic Poetry,"