Graduate Student Directory

Thomas Buck

  • BA, Oberlin College
  • MA, University of Maryland
  • Sub-area: Greek History
  • Advisor: Carolyn Higbie
  • Interests: “Historiography and rhetoric, ancient criticism, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Herodotus, Thucydides”
  • Email: thbuck@buffalo.edu

Alice Chapman

  • BA, Boston University
  • Sub-area: Greek Archaeology
  • Advisor: Bradley Ault
  • Interests: Greek art and archaeology, connections between art and literature, Hellenistic cities and cultures, ekphrasis, Greek sculpture and vase painting.
  • Email: ajc57@buffalo.edu

Patrick Clancy

  • BA, Canisius College
  • Sub-Area:  Ancient History
  • Interests:  Greek Historiography, The works of Xenophon, Classical Spartan athletics and culture, Ancient warfare, Alexander the Great
  • Email:  ptclancy@buffalo.edu

Caitlin Cole-Conroy

  • BA, University at Buffalo
  • Sub-area:  Ancient History
  • Interests:  Roman archaeology, Greek archaeology, Roman Socio-political relations, females and queer identity, art in antiquity
  • Email:  crcoleco@buffalo.edu

Caitlin Diddams

  • BA, Carleton College
  • Sub-area: Latin philology
  • Advisor: Neil Coffee
  • Interests: Late Antiquity, digital humanities, intertextuality, urbanism and pedagogy
  • Email: acstaab@buffalo.edu

Nathaniel Durant

  • BA, Wesleyan University
  • MA Institution: University of Durham
  • Sub-area: Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Advisor: Stephen Dyson
  • Interests: Roman Frontiers, Late Roman Military Fortifications, Landscape Archaeology, Aerial Photography, GIS, The Romans in Romania
  • Email:  nfdurant@buffalo.edu

Gregory Dzara

  • BA, Arizona State University
  • MA, University of Arizona
  • Sub-area: Roman History
    Advisor: Stephen Dyson
  • Interests: Roman Republic, Early Roman Empire, Roman Provinces, Social History, Military History, Ancient Comedy, Theory of Comedy
  • E-mail: gdzara@buffalo.edu

James Gawley

Cari Haas

  • BA, Eastern Michigan University
  • MA, Wayne State University
  • Sub-area: Language and Literature
  • Advisor: Carolyn Higbie
  • Interests: Ancient ghost stories, Chthonic deities, Homer and the poets who performed Homeric works, and ancient religious beliefs and practices not sanctioned by the state
  • Email: carimcle@buffalo.edu

Alexandra Heller

  • BA, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • MA, Northern Illinois University
  • Sub-area:  Greek Archaeology
  • Advisor:  Bradley Ault
  • Interests:  Greek sculpture, Hellenistic representations of children, uses of magic in antiquity, representation of emotion in Greek sculpture
  • Email:  alheller@buffalo.edu

Max Huemer

  • BA, University of Mary Washington
  • Sub-area: Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Interests: Roman provinces, Rominization, Roman North Africa, imperialism, defensive architecture, landscape archaeology, and ancient city planning
  • Email: maxhueme@buffalo.edu

Elizabeth Hunter

  • BA, University at Buffalo
  • Sub-area: Language and Literature
  • Interests: History and philosophy of mathematics and physics, didactic poetry, and digital classics.
  • Email: eahunter@buffalo.edu

Kathryn Joseph

  • BA, Dickinson College
  • MA, Brandeis University
  • Sub-area:  Roman Archaeology
  • Interests:  Roman Art and Archaeology, Women and Gender Studies in Roman Culture
  • Email:  kejoseph@buffalo.edu

Shannon Kipybida

  • BA, SUNY College at Brockport
  • Sub-area:  Ancient History
  • Interests:  Greek History, Classical Law and Society, Greek Art and Archaeology, Greek and Roman myth and its influence on society
  • Email:  sekipybi@buffalo.edu 

Tessa Little

  • BA, Ohio State University
  • MA, Brock University
  • Sub-area: Roman History
  • Interests: Greek and Roman Myth; Roman Archaeology; Animals in the Ancient World; Sport and Spectacle; Ethics; Latin literature
  • Email: tessalit@buffalo.edu

Valerie Long

  • BA, Hunter College, CUNY
  • Sub-area: Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Interests: Roman archaeology, Roman provinces, Pompeii, mosaics, ancient technology, Italian Bronze Age, Bronze Age interconnections
  • Email: vlong1@buffalo.edu

Alexander Mazurek

  • BA, Boston University
  • Sub-area: Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Advisor: Stephen Dyson
  • Interests: Etruscan and Early Roman Archaeology, Etruscan and Early Roman Urbanism, Etruscan Warfare, Etruscan Pottery and Workshops, Greeks and Romans in Etruria, Greek Vase-Painting
  • Email: aemazure@buffalo.edu
  • Website: https://buffalo.academia.edu/AlexanderTeddyMazurek

Michael McGlin

  • BA, College of the Holy Cross
  • Sub-area: Greek History
  • Advisor: David Teegarden
  • Interests: Archaic and Classical Greece, late Roman Republic, Hellenistic Anatolia, ancient seafaring, geography, and underwater archaeology
  • Email: mmcglin@buffalo.edu

Joseph Miller

Amy Miu

  • BA, CUNY Interdisplinary Studies/Hunter College
  • Sub-area: Greek Philology
  • Advisor: Roger Woodard
  • Interests: etymology
  • Email: amymiu@buffalo.edu

Nozomu Okuda

  • BS, Brigham Young University
  • MS, Brigham Young University
  • Sub-area: Language and Literature
  • Interests: Computational linguistics, machine learning, computational modeling
  • Email: nozomuok@buffalo.edu

Cassidy Phelps

  • BA, Florida State University
  • Sub-area: Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Advisor: Stephen Dyson
  • Interests: Roman provinces, imperialism, imperial cult
  • Email: crphelps@buffalo.edu

Elise Poppen

  • BA, University of Minnesota
  • Sub-area: Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Advisor: Bradley Ault
  • Interests: Roman provinces, Roman Greece, architecture, ancient sport and spectacles
  • Email: elisepop@buffalo.edu

William Ramundt

  • BA, University of Oklahoma
  • MA, University of Arizona
  • Sub-area: Roman Archaeology
  • Interests: Economy and trade, Roman ceramics, Etruscan ceramics, Roman villas, water management, and Etruscan/Roman daily life.
  • Email: wramundt@buffalo.edu

Katherine Roache

  • BA, University of Rochester (Comparative Literature and English), University at Buffalo (Classics)
  • MA, NYU (English)
  • Sub-area: Language and Literature
  • Advisor: Martha Malamud
  • Interests: Literature, education and religion of Medieval through Early Modern eras
  • Email: kroache@buffalo.edu

Brianna Roberts

  • BA, St. Bonaventure University
  • Sub-area: Language and Literature
  • Advisor: Carolyn Higbie
  • Interests: Homeric epic, Attic tragedy, contemporary reception, queer theory and comics studies
  • Email: bmr23@buffalo.edu

Tabitha Rose

  • BA, Hofstra University
  • MA, University of Kent in Canterbury
  • Sub-area: Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Advisor:  Alessandro Sebastiani
  • Interests: Roman provincial archaeology, Roman Campania, the Roman urban house
  • Email: tyrose@buffalo.edu

Davide Salvo

  • BA,  Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italia
  • MA, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italia
  • Sub-area: Roman History
  • Advisor: Stephen Dyson
  • Interests: Tacitus, Julio-Claudians, Parthians, Latin Epigraphy, Roman Sicily
  • Email: davidesa@buffalo.edu

Sarah Skelley

  • BA, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Sub-area: Language and Literature
  • Advisor: Roger Woodard
  • Interests: Indo-European linguistics, Near Eastern linguistics, Bronze Age archaeology, particularly in examining the relationship between Bronze Age civilizations through the language and literature of that and later periods
  • Email: sarahske@buffalo.edu

Samuel Stahl

  • BA, Canisius College
  • Sub-area: Latin Literature
  • Advisor: Martha Malamud
  • Interests: Latin poetry, Late Antiquity, intertextuality, post-classical reception history, satire, encyclopedism, Greek lyric
  • Email: ststahl@buffalo.edu

Matthew Tocco

  • BA, Rutgers University
  • Sub-area: Greek History
  • Interests: ancient social history; ancient cultural history; Spartan society; indentity; gender
  • Email: mtocco@buffalo.edu