Caitlin Eddings

A photo of Caitlin Eddings

Caitlin Eddings graduated with a B.A. in Classical Languages and a minor in German from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2016 (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa). She received departmental honors for her senior thesis as well as the Tyler Rowland Greek Translation Prize and Jill Letteney Book Prize. She also studied at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg in 2014.

Caitlin’s senior thesis is titled “Amator Obstructus: Lover, Interrupted,” which discusses the role of slavery in the Roman poet Ovid’s elegiac work, the Amores.


  • BA Classics, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2016)


  • Slavery in Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Identifying slaves and servitutde in Greek tragedy and Roman elegy
  • East German filmmaking