Classical Society Officers for 2016-2017
President · Consul · Ὕπατος
Maddie is a 4th year dual major in classical studies in language and archaeology at UNCG. After her undergraduate career, she plans to pursue graduate school in order to get her PhD and become a college professor. She is highly optimistic to take on the position as President and believes her previous participation as an officer last year will be of great benefit to this upcoming one.
Vice President · Praetor · Πραίτωρ
Brandi is the Vice President.
Treasurer · Aedilis · Ἀγορανόμος
Sarah Duncan is a senior pursuing dual majors in Classical Studies with a concentration in civilization as well as a major in History. Personal interests include world mythologies, battlefield archaeology, and temple construction. The Mediterranean and Middle East are of particular interest to her. She is amazed to be chosen as Treasurer and can’t wait to work with her fellow officers this coming year.
Secretary · Quaestor · Γραμματεύς
Katlyn Haney is a senior pursuing her Bachelor’s degree and Classical Studies and History and an Anthropology minor. Her interests include Greco-Roman mythology, the reign of Cleopatra in Egypt, Greek dramas and the roles women played in ancient society. After her undergraduate career she plans on teaching and pursuing graduate school with the eventual goal of getting her PhD and teach at the university level. She is very excited to be an officer of the UNCG Classical Society and take on the role as Secretary.
Symposium Chair · Praeses Symposii · Συμπόσιου Ἡγεμών
Amanda Wils is a senior Classical Studies major and English minor at UNCG whose interests include theatre (ancient and modern), as well as women and power in the ancient world. Post-graduation plans include sleeping for several months and then going to law school. She is both honored and excited to be the 2017 Classical Symposium chair.
Tribune of the Webs · Tribunus Interretialis · Δήμαρχος Διαδικτύου
Elijah Mears is a fourth year student at UNCG majoring in Classical Studies with a minor in Archaeology. His interests within classics include Greek and Latin linguistics, the late Roman republic, and Living Latin. His plans for the future include graduate school. He is very excited to be the Tribune of the Webs.
Faculty Advisor · Consuasor · Συμβούλος
Dr. Jonathan Zarecki
Dr. Zarecki is an Associate Professor at UNCG and has been with the faculty since 2006. His research focuses on the history and literature of the Late Republic, specifically the breakdown of the Roman constitution and the transition from republic to empire. His primary interest lies in Cicero’s writings, with particular focus on the letters and philosophical works. His other research interests include Latin historiography, Horatian lyric poetry, and ancient warfare.