Jasmine Akiyama-Kim

A photo of Jasmine Akiyama-Kim


  • M.A. Classics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2019. (M.A. Paper: “Convergent Gazes: Indexical Representation in Ovid’s Metamorphoses”) 
  • B.A. Classics, Robert D. Clark Honors College, University of Oregon, 2015. magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. (Undergraduate Thesis: “Arethusa: Representations of the Syracusan Nymph in Colonization Narrative, Consolatio, and Epic”)


  • Ovid
  • Latin biography
  • Latin historiography
  • Imperial representation


  • Graduate Research Mentorship, University of California, Los Angeles, 2018-19
  • Pascal Prize for Excellence in Latin, University of Oregon, 2015
  • Lowenstam Award for Best Essay on Classical Antiquity, University of Oregon, 2015
  • APA Outstanding Student Award, 2014
  • Centurion Award, University of Oregon, 2012