Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • City University of New York Graduate Center. Classics, PhD, 2006; MA, 2001.
  • Pratt Institute. Masters of Library Science, May 2011.
  • Swarthmore College. Classics, BA, 1992.

Teaching Experience

  • Sarah Lawrence College: Visiting Professor of Classics, Spring 2012 (Beginning Ancient Greek), Spring 2017 (Beginning Ancient Greek, Ancient Greek History), Fall 2017-Spring 2018 (Full time with overload: Beginning Ancient Greek, Beginning Latin, Ancient Greek and Roman Comedy, Greek History, Independent Studies: Cicero and Roman Political Rhetoric, Constructing the Ancient Cithara). Served as sole member of Classics Department from Nov. 2017-May 2018.
  • Drew University, Adjunct Professor: Introductory to Advanced Latin and Greek language and literature, Slavery in the Classical World, Classical Myth, Classical Drama, Classical Art and Architecture, Women in the Classical World, Decadence in Ancient Rome, Thesis Supervision. Fall 2011-Winter 2016.
  • The City University of New York: 1992-2012:
  • Queens College, Reading through Classical Literature (Classics 150: Survey of Greek and Roman Literature in Translation), Ancient Greek Tragedy and Epic (Classics 250), Fall 2010-Spring 2012.
  • City College of New York, Greek and Latin Roots of Words, Virgil’s Aeneid (3rd semester Latin), 2nd Semester Latin. Fall 2009-Spring 2011.
  • Brooklyn College, Classical Cultures (Core Curriculum), Spring 2008- 2009
  • Hunter College, Classical Mythology, Supervisor Tamara Green, Dept. Head, Hunter Classics Dept. Fall 1999-Spring 2004.
  • Bernard Baruch College (CUNY), Remedial English Composition, Summer 1992.
  • Program Scholar, Queens Public Library Series: “Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives.
    • April 2011-December 2012: Performed lectures on classical theatre at public library branches in Queens, NY, in series sponsored by Aquila Theatre (NYU).
  • TEAK Fellowship Program for Gifted 7th and 8th graders. Introductory Latin, Spring Intensive, Summer Institute, 2008-2009. Year-round TEAK Latin tutor,2008-2009
  • Stern College (Yeshiva University), Adjunct Professor, Introductory Latin, Fall 2007-Spring 2008.
  • Rutgers University: Lecturer Latin 1, and 5th semester Latin Elegy. Fall 2005.
  • ESL Classroom teacher:
  • Institute of Modern Languages, New Orleans,LA, 1996.
  • Rennert Bilingual, NY, NY, 1992-1993.
  • Private Tutor, Ancient Greek and Latin, Italian, French, ESL, 1992-present.

Library and Information Science Experience

  • Diamond Law Library of Columbia University, Special & Medieval Collections (Summer 2010). Inventory, cataloging, digitizing and condition assessment. Programmed and designed interactive database of Printers’ Marks in collection (2010- 2011).
  • Pratt Institute Twining Fellow (Library Studies), May-June 2010: Florence, Italy. Studied: Book and Print Conservation, Italian Library History, Museum Collection Assessment, History of the Book and Paper Making, Florentine Architecture.
  • Queens College. Online/Hybrid Instruction Teacher Development Course, 2011.
  • Cataloguer and Organizer, Classics Library, Prof. Sarah Pomeroy; Library Reference and Research Assistant, Professor Emeritus Sarah Pomeroy, Hunter College, NY (2008- 2014). Re-organized, catalogued, and damage-assessed private collection; performed library research and acquisition of materials.
  • Database of Classical Bibliography: Research Assistant, 1997-2000. Supervisor: 2001-2008. Acting Director 2006. Developed Microsoft Office Database in partnership with L’Année Philologique and CUNY Research Foundation. Supervised hours, workload, and editorial accuracy for team of database editors. Prepared data for workers by programming from WordPress interface into MS Access database. Repaired technical problems and liaised with the IT  Department.

Editorial Experience

  • Researched, created and formatted footnotes and bibliography for book ““Food City” by deceased author Joy Santlofer, (on the history of food in New York City), Norton, 2016
  • Hunter College Women’s Studies Collective: Permissions and Bibliographic Assistant: Fall 2012-Jan. 2014. Acquired copyright permissions for quotations used in new edition of Women’s Studies textbook; regularized bibliographic format.
  • Oxford Online, Classical Bibliography. (2008-2009). Co-Edited and annotated five bibliographic articles on Classical topics.
  • Editor and proofreader: Dee Clayman, Pyrrho the Cynic, Leiden, Brill, 2008.
  • Copy Editor, Columbia University Press, 1993-1994.

Publications

  • Longtail Studios: Educational App Creator in Latin Language Learning: Nov. 2014-Present. Wrote and programmed original content for language and cultural education app.
  • Book Chapter: “Barbarians or Super-villains? The Persians in Frank Miller’s 300, Greek Vase Painting, and Literature.” Classics in the Comics (Oxford University Press, 2010).
  • “Slavery in the Classical Utopia. ”Doctoral Thesis in Classics, City University Graduate Center: October, 2006.

Languages:

  • Proficient: Latin, Greek, French, Italian.
  • Basic: German, Russian, Spanish.

Music:

  • Classically trained Flutist
  • Tenor Saxophone, conductor, composer (Hungry March Band,1999-Present.
  • Chorister: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1980-1983.

Technical Skills

  • Web Design (Wordpress, Libguides, Drupal, HTML/CSS) Database Design (PHP & SQL) design, MS Office Suite, Adobe Suite, Usability and Information Surveys, Book and Paper Conservation, Collection Development, Scanning and digitization; MARC 21, AACR2R, RDA, LC cataloging, Global Information Systems Mapmaking.

 

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