Jonah Halili, M.A.C. Candidate

Jonah Halili

M.A.C. Candidate

Art Conservation Program

Jonah completed his undergraduate studies at McMaster University, graduating in 2018 with a BSc in Chemistry, and in 2019 with a BA in Classics. In the summer of 2017, Jonah worked in the Vargas-Baca group at McMaster, studying the properties of organotellurium compounds. His undergraduate thesis in the Kruse group examined the applications of surface science in the detection of metal ions in water. In the summers of 2018 and 2019, Jonah participated in the Villa di Tito Archaeological Project, working with archaeologists to help excavate a Roman villa. He graduated with an MA in Classics from McMaster University in 2021, completing a thesis on hunting scenes in late-antique art under Dr. Michele George. As a graduate student, Jonah worked as a teaching assistant for a variety of courses including first-year Classical literature and first-year art history courses.

 

Areas of interest: material science, metal ion chemistry, Classical archaeology, late antique art