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Research overview

My PhD project focuses on ideas of embodiment, personhood and identity as articulated in Ancient Greek public spaces, including the polis and the healing sanctuary. In applying modern disability theory to an ancient context, I aim to draw novel, nuanced conclusions about the ancient disabled experience, all the while exploring the ways in which these experiences parallel, or disrupt, the modern theoretical models. 

Research interests

My research interests span from ancient citizenship, to inscriptions, to disability history. I am also interested in the reception of Ancient Greek culture in modern-day popular culture, such as video games and horror films.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Research, Remembering the Dead of Athens: Memory, Epigraphy and Citizen Identity, University of Edinburgh

Sept 2019Dec 2021

Award Date: 3 Dec 2021

Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College

Sept 2015May 2019

Award Date: 27 May 2019


  • DF Greece
  • Ancient medicine
  • Citizenship
  • Disability History
  • Reception studies
  • CN Inscriptions. Epigraphy.
  • PA Classical philology
  • JC Political theory


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