Graduate Student Directory

Kevin Bennet

Massimo Betello

  • MA, Universita CaFoscari di Venezia, Italia
  • BA, Universita CaFoscari di Venezia, Italia 
  • Sub-area: Roman Archaeology
  • Advisor: Stephen Dyson
  • Interests: Roman Archaeology, Roman Architecture, the Roman city of Pompeii, GIS in Archaeology, Comparative studies of Roman House Development, Analisys of Roman assemblages.  I am specifically focused on the city of Pompei, of which I studied the development of house VI,7,3 for my MA dissertation in Italia. I have also a strong interest in environmental problems.
  • Email: mbetello@buffalo.edu

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

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 Hass

  • 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

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

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

Brittany McAlpine

  • BA, Ohio University
  • Sub-area: Latin MA
  • Interests: Education, Greek pottery and iconography, the Julio-Claudians, the Imperial Cult and Roman Religion, Roman Comedy
  • Email:  bmcalpin@buffalo.edu

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

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

Lana Radloff

  • BA, University of Alberta
  • MA, Brock University
  • Sub-area: Mediterranean Archaeology
  • Advisor: Stephen Dyson
  • Interests: Greek Archaeology in the Classical and Hellenistic periods, landscape
    archaeology, underwater archaeology, the link between built structures
    in underwater and terrestrial landscapes, harbours, GIS, ethics and the
    utility of unprovenienced artefacts, domestic architecture, city
    planning, and ideology demonstrated through the use of space.
  • Email: lanajean@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
  • 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