Classics Spotlights

Amphora of Achilles and Ajax Amphora of Achilles and Ajax
 statue of discus thrower  statue of discus thrower
greek ceramic fish plate greek ceramic fish plate
 greek inscription carved into stone  greek inscription carved into stone
 open air auditorium in pompeii  open air auditorium in pompeii
 roman aquaduct  roman aquaduct
 roman coin  roman coin
 roman inscription carved into stone  roman inscription carved into stone
sculpture of roman rowers sculpture of roman rowers
 painting of ciccero in roman senate  painting of ciccero in roman senate
 Parthenon Ruins  Parthenon Ruins
 medieval latin text  medieval latin text
pankration pankration
 parthenon  parthenon
 colloseum  colloseum
 greek warrior helmet  greek warrior helmet
 mosaic of medusa  mosaic of medusa

When in the Department of Classics, you never know what fortune will bring to current students, alumni, and faculty/Staff. This section shines the spotlight on some recent happenings to our Classics "family." Click each profile to learn about the person being spotlighted and what they've accomplished so far! 

Want to be in the spotlight too? Just send a note to Dr. Steve Tuck letting him know what you've been up to and include a photo or two!

Katie Paul

Katie Paul

Katie A. Paul is the “Digger” of ArchaeoVenturers. She is an Anthropologist and Archaeologist with a focus in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region. Katie has worked to advocate for preservation of history in the MENA region since she began her career at The George Washington University.

Lisa Mays

Lisa Mays

"I really credit the excellence of the Classics Department's advising process for helping me identify early the experiences that I needed as an Undergraduate in order to be an attractive candidate for a program like Bryn Mawr's and an excavation like the Agora."

Chris Dobbs

Chris Dobbs

Chris Dobbs earned B.A.s in Classical Humanities and Classical Languages from Miami University in 2011.

C. Jacob Butera

C. Jacob Butera

"I graduated from Miami in 2003 with a degree in both Classics and Ancient Greek. While at Miami, I had the great fortune to study abroad in Florence, Italy and took a number of independent studies, including courses on Latin Epigraphy and Greek Palaeography in the Classics Department."

Stephanie Chapman

Stephanie Chapman

"I finished my undergraduate degree at Miami University in 2005, majoring in Classical Humanities and triple minoring in Medieval Studies, Art History and Architecture, and Anthropology."

Troy Webster

Troy Webster

Troy is currently a high school Latin teacher at Mill Creek High School in Hoschton, Georgia. He is teaching Latin I, II, and III this year.

Katherine M. Petrole

Katherine M. Petrole

Katie has spent four years as the Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow at Corinth Excavations in Ancient Corinth, Greece. Her work in this tiny, traditional Greek village leads back to her discovery of Classics in the small town of Oxford, Ohio.

Renee Perry

Renee Perry

Earning her degree at Miami helped get her into Officer Candidate School.