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PhD Students

Fae Amiro, PhD Year III
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.


Andrea Barrales-Hall, PhD Year II
BA (Hons), Classical Studies, University of Waterloo
MA, Ancient Mediterranean Cultures, University of Waterloo
Email: barralea@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Greek and Roman Literature, Women in Ancient Literature, Philology, Palaeography

Andrea is the recipient of a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship


Christine Davidson, PhD Year 1
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


Amanda Devitt, PhD Year IV
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 I
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)


Emma Fotino, PhD Year III
BA (Hons) Greek and Roman Studies, University of Victoria
MA, Classics, Brock University
Email: fotinoe@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Greek and Roman Social History, Women and Gender Studies, Greek and Roman Slavery


Corbin Golding, PhD Year I
BA, Theology, Briercrest College
MTh., Historical Theology, University of Edinburgh
MPhil, Classics, University of Bristol
Email: goldingc@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: The Peloponnesian War, 5th and 4th century Athens, Greek and Roman Responses to Social Crisis


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 I
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


Miranda Siklenka, PhD Year III
BA, Greek and Roman Studies, University of Victoria
MA, Classics, Queen’s University
Email: siklenkm@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Greek Archaeology, Greek Colonization, Magna Grecia, Apulian Pottery, Greek and Indigenous Acculturation
Miranda has published illustrations in J.P. Oleson, et al., Humayma Excavation Project, vol. 2: Nabataean Campground and Necropolis, Byzantine Churches, and Early Islamic Domestic Structures. Boston: ASOR, 2013.


Cassandra Tran, PhD Year II
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


Ryan Walsh, PhD Year IV
BA (Hons), Classical Studies, University of Waterloo
MA, Ancient Mediterranean Cultures, University of Waterloo
Email: walshrm@mcmaster.ca
Research interests: Greek & Roman History, Politics, and Native Voices