2016-2017

Julia Mebane

Julia Mebane is a doctoral candidate in the Program in the Ancient Mediterranean World. She graduated from Scripps College in 2011 with a B.A. in Classical Languages and History (summa cum laude) and received her M.A. in Classics from the University of Chicago in March 2014. She will defend her dissertation on December 2, 2016. Her research focuses on the intersection of Roman political thought and Latin literature, particularly how political ideas were expressed and communicated in texts that fall outside the canonical boundaries of political theory.

Kassandra Jackson

Kassandra Jackson: AB Princeton 2007 (Classics Major, Creative Writing Certificate); M.Phil. Oxford 2009 (Ancient History); entered UChicago’s Ph.D. program in Classics (PAMW track) 2009; achieved doctoral candidacy 2013.

Working dissertation title: “A Doctor on the Clock: Horology in the Philosophical and Medical Texts of Galen.”

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