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PhD Students

Fae Amiro, PhD Year IV
BA (Hons), Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
MA, Classics, McMaster University
Email: amirofe@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Roman Portraiture, Greek and Roman Sculpture, Numismatics.


Christine Davidson, PhD Year II
B.A. (Hons) Classics, Mount Allison University
M.A. Classical Studies, University of Waterloo
Email: davidc6@mcmaster.ca
Research Interests:  Greek History, Greek Art and Architecture, Public Spaces, GIS, Digital Humanities

Christine is the recipient of the Harry L. Hooker, Sr. Fellowship in Humanities

Christine is the recipient of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)


Amanda Devitt, PhD Year V
BHUM, Humanities: Greek and Roman Studies, Carleton University
MA, Greek and Roman Archaeology, Newcastle University
MA, Classics, McMaster University
Email: devittam@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Roman Social and Cultural History, Sport and Spectacle, Public Entertainment, Theatre and Performance.
Thesis title: “Fandom and Fanaticism: Studies in the Spectatorship of Roman Chariot Racing”


Mitchell Elvidge, PhD Year II
B.A. (Hons) Classical Studies, University of Waterloo
M.A. Classical Studies, University of Waterloo
Email: elvidgem@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Hellenistic military and political history, the Seleukid Empire, Interstate relations, Roman expansion into the Eastern Mediterranean

Mitchell is the recipient of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)


Amanda Hardman
BA (Hons), Anthropology, The University of Western Ontario
BA (Hons), Classical Studies, The University of Western Ontario
MA in Classical Studies, The University of Western Ontario
Email: hardmaaa@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Roman Archaeology, Roman Provinces, Landscape Archaeology, Numismatics


Edward Middleton, PhD Year II
BA, Anthropology and Classical Studies, University of Alberta
MA, Classics, Brock University
Email: middle3@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Greek archaeology, reuse and spolia, domestic architecture, and cultural interactions in antiquity


Barbara Scarfo
BA (Hons), Classics and Italian Studies, McMaster University
MA, Classics, McMaster University
Email: scarfobn@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Roman Social History, the Roman Family, Maternity and Motherhood in the Roman World, Roman Children and Childhood, Roman Medicine


Cassandra Tran, PhD Year III
BA (Hons), Classical Studies, Queen’s University
MA, Classics, McMaster University
Email: tranc8@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Latin Literature, Roman Comedy, Greek and Roman Theatre