Department of Classics



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A few of our Current Students

Emily Croft
Undergraduate School:
 Queen's University 
Supervisor: Dr. Cristiana Zaccagnino
Research Interests: Roman archaeology, textile production and use in Roman Italy, domestic architecture and the study of gendered spaces therein, cultural heritage preservation in rural communities.

Annabeth Deakin
Undergraduate School:
 York University 
Supervisor: TBA
Research Interests:  Roman Archaeology, History. Roman Material Culture and Art History specifically, in the Late Republic-Augustan period.


Andrew Field
Undergraduate School:
 University of Guelph
Supervisor: Dr. R. Drew Griffith
Research Interests: Greek and Latin pastoral, lyric and epic poetry, intertextuality of the Classics, literary history and the reception of Greek literature in Rome.

Kasuni Jayathilake
Undergraduate School:
 University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; also completed an MA in Western Classical Culture at U of Peradeniya
Supervisor: Dr. Cristiana Zaccagnino
Research Interests: Legal Latin in Sri Lanka, Latin Love Poetry, Greek & Roman Graffiti, Women's Studies, Classical tradition in Italian Renaissance Art.

Brandon Gordon-Lalonde
Undergraduate School:
 Brock University
Supervisor: TBD
Research Interests: Roman Archaeology, Ancient Sport & Spectacle, and Disasters in the Ancient World.

 Anthea Morgan
 Undergraduate School: Queen's University
 Supervisor: Dr. Fabio Colivicchi
 Research Interests:  Etruscan study, Etruscan Dance Culture as Represented in Tomb Paintings from the UNESCO Heritage Site in Tarquinia   (Italy);  study of ancient Classical cultures as models and terms of comparison to enhance understanding of other ancient as well as modern   societies, particularly in the areas of cultural sustainability, inclusivity, diversity and diplomacy;  study of ancient Classical cultures as models of   non-verbal languages; study of ancient Classical models of mediation and diplomacy.

Anton Strachan
Undergraduate School: University of Toronto
Supervisor: Dr. Fabio Colivicchi
Research Interests: Archaeology of Archaic and Republican Italy, ancient hydraulic engineering, urban landscapes, and cultural interactions in the Mediterranean world.

Ceilidh Stringer
Undergraduate School: Queen's University
Supervisor: Dr. Cristiana Zaccagnino
Research Interests: Museology, classical antiquities in museum and private collections, classical reception, cultural heritage institutions, cultural heritage preservation, ethics and issues in cultural heritage.

Kristijan Tosheski
Undergraduate School: St. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, North Macedonia
Supervisor: Dr. George Bevan
Research Interests: Photogrammetry, Ground Surveying, Remote Sensing, Social and economic influence of Oriental cults in the Roman Empire, Mythology, Semiotics, Archaeological theory, and Balkan Archaeology.

Raphaelle Walsh-Beauchamp

Undergraduate School: Queen's University
Supervisor: Dr. Cristiana Zaccagnino
Research Interests: Classical Reception, British Classical Reception (particularly in the 18th and 19th centuries); Roman influence on European imperialism; Field Archaeology, Digital Archaeology; Roman British Archaeology, the transition from Iron Age to Roman Britain; Museum Studies, Cultural Heritage; modern British government policies and attitudes towards archaeological sites and cultural heritage; political, commercial, and legal influences on archaeological excavations, museums, and funding the preservation of cultural heritage (particularly in British contexts).