- Ph.D. in Classics | University of California, Los Angeles, expected June 2018
- M.A. in Classics | University of California, Los Angeles, 2012
- Constructing Domitia Lucilla (Amy Richlin and Kathryn McDonnell, Readers)
- B.A. in Classics; Medieval/Renaissance Studies | Wellesley College, 2010
- The Development of Garden Imagery in Ovid’s Metamorphoses (Liz Young, Adviser)
- Roman satire and invective literature
- Theory and ancient concepts of disgust
- Pompeian graffiti
- Ancient street and popular culture
- Slaves and slavery
- Women and gender
- Feminist theory
- Roman homosexuality
- Roman comedy and theater.
- Despicable Cities: Urban Sites of Disgust in Roman Satire and Related Genres
- Committee: Amy Richlin (Chair), Robert Gurval, Chris Johanson, Maite Zubiaurre (Spanish/Portugese Department
Awards and Honors
- Dissertation Year Fellowship | UCLA, 2017-2018
- Citation for Teaching Excellence | UCLA Classics Department, 2017
- Collegium of University Teaching Fellowship | UCLA, 2015-2016
- Undergraduate course designed: “The Lives of Slaves in the Ancient Roman World”
- Graduate Research Mentorship | UCLA, 2013-2014
- “The Role of Theater in the Sicilian Slave Revolts” (Kathryn Morgan, Reader)
- Seinfeld Scholarship | 2006-2010
- “Street Harassment in Martial 2.17.” Feminism and Classics VII. Seattle, WA. May 2016.
- “Constructing Identity in the Sepulchral Relief of Fonteia Helena and Fonteia Eleusis.” Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. January 2016.
- “Staging Revolt: Theater in the Sicilian Slave Wars.” Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. January 2015.