Karl Berg '22

Karl Berg

Area(s) of Interest: Late Roman & Early Christian social history and material culture, the Imperial Cult, Constantine I, slavery and servitude in the Roman Empire, fourth-century imperial legislation, Dura-Europos and Rome’s Eastern Frontier, patristic apologia.

Rachel Edney '22

Rachel Edney

Area(s) of Interest: Syriac Christianity; asceticism; hagiography; Council of Chalcedon; heresiology; history of biblical exegesis; Arabic Christian theology; Christian-Muslim interactions

Tess Fitzsimmons '22

Tess Fitzsimmons

Area(s) of Interest: Augustine; Gregory the Great; Prudentius; Boethius; Cassiodorus; Late Antique Church councils; Late Antique Christian poetry; liturgics; the history of biblical exegesis; the roots of papal government; Classical ethnography

Lucy Grinnan '22

Lucy Grinnan

Area(s) of Interest: Late antique and medieval women's Latin writing; desire and embodiment in ancient literature; women's liturgical history; dance and choreography; spoken Latin

Theresa Crnkovich '23

Theresa Crnkovich

Area(s) of Interest: New Testament in Greek and Latin, Early Church Fathers, the art of translation, ancient foreign languages, literature as insight into a culture

Susan Francino '23

Susan Francino

Area(s) of Interest: Latin Poetry; Late Antique and Christian Latin; Byzantine Studies; Hymnography; Byzantine and Medieval Musical Notation; Liturgical Theology; Patristic, Byzantine, and Orthodox Theology; Translation

Adam Wyatt '23

Adam Wyatt

Area(s) of Interest: Late Roman history, early Christian churches and architecture, Constantine and the Constantinian Dynasty, Roman mystery cults, medieval reception of Antiquity, ancient philosophy, St. Ambrose of Milan.

Melissa Yorio '23

Melissa Yorio

Area(s) of Interest: Hagiography; Late Roman & Early Christian cultural history and material culture; Syncretism of female religious figures in the early Christian world; Epigraphy; Historical Linguistics; Early monasticism; Christian mysticism; Historiography

Bramwell Atkins '24

Bramwell Atkins

Area(s) of Interest: Letters of Consolation, Christian Platonism, Neo-Platonism, Non-Chalcedonian Christianity, Boethius, Augustine, and their Medieval Reception, the allegoresis of Homer and Plato

James Schetelich '24

James Schetelich

Area(s) of Interest: Ancient Jewish apocalypticism; Augustine; Jewish exegesis during the Second Temple period; kinship in antiquity; the New Testament and its early reception