Rosalie Stoner

Research Interests: 

The concept of paideia, Roman rhetorical education and theory (Cicero, Quintilian), rhetoric and philosophy in Plato, patristic thought on education (Gregory Nazianzen, Augustine)


Mary Rosalie Stoner is a third-year Ph.D. student in the Program in Classical Languages and Literatures. She received her AB in Classics summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a certificate in Medieval Studies from Princeton University in 2015.

Her interests include ancient education, the relationship of rhetoric with philosophy and morality, and early Christian reception of the classical tradition. She is currently beginning her doctoral research on the figure of the vir bonus dicendi peritus in Quintilian's Institutio Oratoria.

Recent Publications and Presentations: 

"Cicero, Critic and Teacher: An Analysis of Teaching in Cicero's Orator," Rhetoric & Poetics Workshop, University of Chicago Department of Classics, February 8, 2018.

"St. Gregory Thaumaturgus' Address of Thanksgiving to Origen: A Model of Philosophical and Spiritual Paideia from the Early Church." In Forum 1 (2015).