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BA Classics - Reed College, 2009 International Center for Classical Studies (ICCS) - Rome, Italy, 2008 MA Classics - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Latin Tutor - Reed College, 2009 Excavation Member, The Greek-American Excavations at Kenchreai, Greece, 2008 Graduate Teaching Assistant - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010-2012 Mythology Summer Course Instructor - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011 Completed senior's and master's theses and upper level graduate classes in Latin, ancient Greek, mythology, archaeology/epigraphy, classical art history, classical history. Studied abroad in Rome and completed classical civilization and history courses, including on-site visits to ancient ruins, archeological sites, museums, and historical monuments around the city and country, in addition to Latin, Greek, and Renaissance and Baroque art history. Participated in archaeological dig excavating an Imperial Roman port town and tombs in Kenchreai, Greece. Visited archaeological and historical sites around the Greek Peloponnese. Presented academic paper at the 2012 meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Latin is a valuable foreign language because approximately 50% of English vocabulary comes from Latin, and all Romance languages are based upon it. An understanding of Latin facilitates the recognition of basic and advanced elements of grammar, such as plurals, nouns, verbs, prepositions, direct objects, tenses, etc., and their uses in the English language.
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