Loyola University Maryland

Department of Classics

Recipients of Summer Grants and Fellowships in Classics

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Our students have been remarkably successful in winning grants from the Loyola's Center for the Humanities for study abroad and for summer research. See our page on study abroad for further details, and contact Dr. Taylor if you are interested in applying. We congratulate our many past recipients, listed below along with their projects.

 

Summer of ‘15

Calix O’Hara ’17 won a Student Summer Fellowship for his project “Testing the Efficacy of Ancient Greek Body Armor.”

Josh Ziesel ’17 won a Student Summer Fellowship to work on his project “A Corpus-based Linguistic Study of Ekeinos in Lysias.”

Kjerstiin Burdiek ‘ 17 won a Student Summer Fellowship to research “Son of Ammon, Son of Zeus: Alexander the Great and Multicultural Mythmaking.”

Michele Ryan ’17 won a Stipend for Summer Study to participate in the program “Archaeological Anthropology in Crete.”

Summer of ‘14

Calix O’Hara ‘ 17 won a Student Summer Fellowship to work on “The Philosoophy of Peter Gracilis: An Exploration” examining philosophical texts in Latin.

Summer of ‘13

Elly Girbach, ‘14 won a Student Summer Fellowship to research gender roles in Athenian drama for her paper “Scheming Women and Feminine Plots: The Portrayal of Female Strategy in Greek Drama.”

Mitch Corwin ’14 won a Stipend for Summer Study to attend the American School of Classical Studies summer program in Greece.

Natalie Tsottles ‘ 16 won a Stipend for Summer Study to attend “Rusticatio” a two-week long workshop on spoken Latin and spoken Latin pedagogy.

Shawn Turner ’16 won a Grant for an Otherwise Unpaid Internship to serve as a Latin teaching intern at St. Ignatius Loyola Academy.

Summer of ‘12

Sidney Christman ’13 won a Student Summer Fellowship to research gender roles in Athenian drama for her paper "What Nature Suits Us For: Gender in Athenian Drama." Sidney focused on a comparison of gender ideologies in Aristophanes’ Ecclesiazusai and Sophocles’ Antigone

Summer of ‘11

Gavin Blasdel ’12 won a Student Summer Fellowship to conduct preliminary research for his Senior Honors thesis by working on his paper “Misunderstanding and Miscalculation: Roman Administration, Policy and Attitudes in Judaea, 63 BC – 70 AD.”

Sarah Haley ’13 won a Stipend for Summer Study to attend the American College of Thessaloniki where she studied Modern Greek and Ancient Greek Art.

Sidney Christman ’13 won a Stipend for Internships to help fund her internship at the Maryland Historical Society.

Summer ‘09

Caitlin Engler ’10 won a Stipend for Summer Study to attend Arcadia University’s summer program in Greece: “Of Gods and the City: History, Art, and Architecture in Archaic and Classical Greece.”

Summer of ‘08

Nathan Zawie ’09 won a Stipend for Summer Study to attend the summer session of the American School of Classical Studies in Greece.

Summer of ‘06

Irene Murphy ’08 won a Stipend for Summer Study to attend the Virgilian Society’s course “Cumae III: Naples Bay as Melting Pot” and to take an Intensive Modern Greek course on the island of Paros.

Nate Zawie ’09 won a Student Summer Fellowship to attend Fr. Reginal Foster’s spoken Latin program in Rome “Aestiva Romae Latinitas.”

Summer of ‘04

Treasa Beyer ’05 won a Student Summer Fellowship to work on her project “The Loves of Jupiter: Renaissance and Rococo Rekindling of Ancient Lust” under the direction of Dr. Walsh.Treasa conducted her research at the National Gallery, the Walters Art Gallery and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Summer of ‘03

Miska Vincze ’04 won a Student Summer Fellowship to work on the paper “Who was the Goddess Nemesis?” under the direction of Dr. Taylor. Miska conducted his research while attending the summer session of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens.

Summer of ‘00

Lee Wilson won a Student Summer Fellowship to work on her paper “Three Wise Men and a Deity: An Investigation of Isis in The Magic Flute” under the direction of Dr. Walsh.

Summer of ‘98

Anne Garner won a Student Summer Fellowship to work on her paper “Herodotus, Politics and the Pythia: The Historian’s Characterization of Athens and Lacedaemonia in Oracular Episodes” under the direction of Dr. Taylor

Summer of ‘97

Anne Garner ’98 won a Student Summer Fellowship to work on the paper “The Recent Use of Pottery to Date the Agora” under the direction of Dr. Taylor. Anne conducted her research at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens.

Summer of ‘94

William Desmond ’95 won a Student Summer Fellowship to work on his project “Heroic Anger in the Iliad and in Tain Bo Cuailgne” under the direction of Dr. Taylor.

Summer ‘92

Kristen Gay won a Student Summer Fellowship to continue her work on her project “Rural Sanctuaries on the Paximadhi Peninsula” under the direction of Dr. Keller, Field Director of the Southern Euboea Exploration Project and Dr. Walsh.

Summer ‘91

Kristen Gay won a Student Summer Fellowship to continue her work on her project “Rural Sanctuaries on the Paximadhi Peninsula” under the direction of Dr. Keller, Field Director of the Southern Euboea Exploration Project and Dr. Walsh.