• 2022 MA Classical Languages (University of Chicago): “Deifying Augustus: Hellenistic Syncretism as Propaganda in Virgil’s Georgics and Aeneid.”
  • 2016 MA Applied Linguistics/TESOL (Ball State University) “Areal Typology, Standard Average European, and Verbal Expressions of Gratitude in European Languages.”


  • Summer 2022: Course Assistant Intensive Introductory Latin, Summer Language Institute, University of Chicago

Academic Awards

  • 2022: Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Distinction
  • 2013: Critical Languages Scholarship—Intermediate Turkish, Bursa, Turkey Summer
  • 2013: Fulbright Seminar on NATO & the E.U., Country Representativefor Bulgaria
  • 2012–2013: Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship, Shumen, Bulgaria