BIO

The Swabian Alb
A few other things

Contact me: (my name, just as it appears in the url) @gmail.com

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A Short Biography

I received my B.A. in Latin at Hillsdale College, my M.A. in Greek, Latin and Classical Studies at Bryn Mawr College, and am now working on my PhD in Early Church History at the University of Tübingen in Germany. I am writing a philological and historical commentary on books XI-XIV of Eusebius’s Praeparatio Evangelica, in which are treated the relationship of Plato–and subsequent Platonism–to the Christian and Jewish traditions. My interests range widely, but in method and approach I remain indebted to my Classics training and education: in all my work I strive for that philological rigor and attention to detail that distinguishes Classics as a discipline.

I am happily married to my best friend, without whom I could achieve few (if any) of the things I aspire to. We currently have a one year-old son, Edmund, and enjoy walking in the foothills of the Swabian Alb.

I can do little better than to say with Geoffrey Steadman that preparing students to read Latin and Greek beyond the four years of college (or high-school, as the case may be) is an undervalued but vital task for those dedicated to the furtherance of Classics as a discipline. With the expansion of Steadman’s model, I hope to do just that.

“It is an altogether great and arduous thing we are here attempting; but for a lover, I suppose, not difficult at all.”

Cicero
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