Recent MA Papers

 

2016-2017

CAUCCI, C.
MA TITLE: 
“Theatricality in Magna Graecia:  4th Century BC Viewpoints in Response to 5th Century BC Classics”
Advisor:  Ault

HUEMER, M.
MA Title:
“Jewish and Christian Symbols on Ancient Oil Lamps with Reference to Lamps in the Kale Collection of the University at Buffalo”
Advisor:  Kiernan

MALLON, D.
MA TITLE: 
“Cicero’s Tusculan Disputations:  A Philosophical Consolatio”
Advisor:  Dugan

MANDELL, Z.
MA TITLE: 
The Vocabulary of the “Soul” in Epicurean Philosophy
Advisor:  Higbie

PHELPS, C.
MA Title: 
“Made for Trade? A Study of Greek Vases from Etruscan Tombs”
Advisor:  Ault

2015-2016

DIDDAMS, C.
MA Title: 
“Paul is the New Cicero:  Repurposing Roman Rhetoric in Augustine’s De Doctrina Christiana.”
Advisor:  Coffee

2014-2015

CLARK, K.
MA Title: 
“The Homoeroticism of Morigeri Slaves in Plautus”
Advisor:  Malamud

MAZUREK, A.
MA Title: 
“The Wide World of Caricature: An Examination of the Multifaceted Implementation of Caricature in Greek Vase-Painting.”
Advisor:  Ault

2013-2014

EARLS, J.
MA Title: 
New Archaeological Research on the Flavian Period Frontier in Northern Britain
Advisor:  Dyson

GAWLEY, J.
MA Title: 
Petronius the Linguist: The Accuracy of the Representation of Vulgar Latin in the Cena Trimalchionis
Advisor:  Woodard

KRANTZ, J.
MA Title: 
Case Loss in North Africa: a study of the Albertini Tablets
Advisor:  Woodard

LENNER, S.
MA Title: 
Armed Greeks Abroad: the Role of Mercenary Soldiers in the Greek Impact on the Greater Mediterranean.
Advisor:  Higbie

2012-2013

SKELLEY, S.
MA Title: 
Classics – The Color-System of Hesiod’s Ages of Mankind
Advisor:  Woodard

2011-2012

BYERS, D.
MA Title: 
A study of a few confirmatory particles in Sophocles’ extant tragedies
Advisor:  Woodard

CHAPNICK, A.
MA Title: 
The Praefectus Annonae: Late antique civic administration and urban image of Ostia and Portus
Advisor:  Dyson

MCGLIN, M.
MA Title: 
All Symposium and No Spear: Interpreting Sparta through Laconian Black Figure
Advisor:  Ault

RICHARDI, J.
MA Title: 
Municipal Vitality in Late Antique North Africa: Epigraphic Evidence for Public Munificence and Urban Growth
Advisor:  Kiernan

ROMAN, T.
MA Title: 
The Timeframe of Perception: Towards an Ethnographic History of the Northern Roman Frontier
Advisor:  Dyson

TIBBITTS, T.
MA Title: 
Stalking the Snipe: The Hunt for Farmsteads in Attica, this year.
Advisor:  Ault

WARFORD, E.
MA Title: 
The Matronae: an overview of a regional mother goddess cult in Roman Germany
Advisor:  Kiernan

2010-2011

BARNETT, M.
MA Title: 
How Greeks Became Roman: The Romanization of Sicilian Urban Space
Advisor:  Dyson

BURNS, K.
MA Title: 
Androgynous Beauty and the Power of the Gods
Advisor:  Ault

FELDBALLE, L.
MA Title: 
Phocaean – Iberian Cultural Interaction of Emporion, 600-200 B.C.E.
Advisor:  Ault

PASCATORE, R.
MA Title: 
Impossibly Whole: Repetition in Catullus 64
Advisor:  Malamud

TREMBLAY, D.
MA Title: 
Male Fears and Female Characters in Euripides’ Trojan Tragedies
Advisor:  Higbie

2008-2009

FORSTALL, C.
MA Title: 
An Application of computer-based authorship analysis techniques to the Homeric epos
Advisor:  Woodard

LAMBERTO, K.
MA Title: 
Religious Authority in Iphigenia Among the Taurians
Advisor:  Cole/Higbie

MUSLIN, J.
MA Title: 
Gift Exchange and the Etruscan Kantharos: From Drinking to Diplomacy to Dionysos
Advisor:  Ault

VENNARUCCI, R.
MA Title: 
Large-scale Production in the Roman Empire: a survey of the fabrica and gynaeceum industries and the shipbuilding industry
Advisor:  Peña

2007-2008

BUELL, M.
MA Title: 
The Emergence of Social Complexity on Cyprus: continuity and transformation through the study of Early Chalcolithic through to Early Bronze Age households
Advisor:  Ault/Watrous

DUFFY, W.
MA Title: 
Aias and Hektor in the Iliad
Advisor:  Coffee/Higbie

2006-2007

CEFARATTI, R.
MA Title: 
Orphism, the Gold Leaves, and Scholarly Imagination
Advisor:  Cole

CRIMMINS, F.
MA Title: 
An Examination of Herodotus’ use of Quoted Oracles
Advisor:  Higbie

DEWEY-GALLIMORE, M.
MA Title: 
Tacitus Representations of Native Revolt

LOPEZ, R.
MA Title: 
The Meltdown of Enmity in the Theban Civil War
Advisor:  Cole

2005-2006

FORAN, J.
MA Title: 
The Birth and Death of Three-Dimensional Pictorial Space
Advisor:  Ault

GALLIMORE, S.
MA Title: 
The Study of the Provenance of Black-Gloss Pottery Excavated from the Site of Cetamura del Chianti through Neutron Activation Analysis
Advisor:  Peña

NOTARIAN, M.
MA Title: 
The Imperial Coinage of Lesbos as Evidence for Intercity Relations
Advisor:  Dyson

PANTOU, P.
MA Title: 
Architecture in LHIIIB Greece: Form, Function and Social Identity of the Mycenaean Corridor Houses
Advisor:  Watrous

2004-2005

BUCZEK, C.
MA Title:  Hesiod’s Myth of the Five Ages and Other Indo-European Parallels
Advisor:  Woodard

HYATT, A.
MA Title: 
The Characterization of Roman Fineware Pottery from the Palatine East Excavations through Neutron Activation Analysis
Advisor:  Peña

MOORE, D.
MA Title: 
The Economy of the Elite and the Attic Stelai

2003-2004

BOERO-IMWINKELRIED, S.
MA Title: 
Epigraphical Evidence for the Roman Scent Industry
Advisor:  Peña

LIENS, A.
MA Title: 
Can’t See the Trees for the Forest: an Examination of Trees and Timber in the Odyssey
Advisor:  Higbie

PHELPS, K.
MA Title: 
Examples of Women’s Piety: Three Periods
Advisor:  Ault

SOKOLOSKI, L.
MA Title: 
A GIS Mapping of Surface Data from Statonia
Advisor:  Peña

STRANG, J.
MA Title: 
The Eye that Binds: The Achaemenid Institution of Informants under Darius II
Advisor:  Higbie

VAN DUSEN, R.
MA Title: 
A Comparative Study of Roman Aqueducts
Advisor:  Dyson

2002-2003

KOPESTONSKY, T.
MA Title: 
Within these Walls: A Study of Women and Children in the Greek Household
Advisor:  Ault

SCARINGE, S.
MA Title: 
Pilot Project for a CD-ROM Insert for the Final Publication of the Palatine East Pottery Assemblage
Advisor:  Peña

STRASSER, L.
MA Title: 
Practical Magic: Amulets in the geoponica
Advisor:  Cole

2001-2002

COOPER, J.
MA Title: 
Islands as Cultural Conduits: Cultural Diffusion in the Bronze Age
Advisor:  Higbie

MCCAW, J.
MA Title: 
Mapping Statonia: A Topographic and 3-Dimensional Study of the Site of Statonia, Italy
Advisor:  Peña

2000-2001

HANSONBROOK, J.
MA Title: 
Epistolary Motifs in the Vindolanda Letter of Recommendation
Advisor:  Dyson

HILL, S.
MA Title: 
Melania the Younger and her economic role in the early Christian Church
Advisor:  Dyson

1998-1999

ADLER, E.
MA Title: 
The Downfall of Lucullus
Advisor:  Dyson

DEVORE, G.
MA Title: 
The Parameters of Roman Prostitution
Advisor:  Dyson

FUGALLI, C.
MA Title: 
Polis and Politics: The Role of Political Theory in the Development of Greek City Planning
Advisor:  Ault

SANDEL, T.
MA Title: 
The Active and the Passive: Tragic Manifestations of Fire and Water Imagery in Seneca’s Phaedra
Advisor:  Malamud

1996-1997

HINSKON, S.
MA Title: 
Roman Comic Drama
Advisor:  Malamud