Texas Tech University

Classical Language and Literature Studies


Michael Boyles

Areas of Specialization: Roman archaeology, Archaeometallurgy, Digital Humanities, Administration of the Roman provinces and industrial districts, Ancient economic and trade systems, and Roman Arabia.

Email: m.boyles@ttu.edu

Hali Johnson

Hali Johnson

Areas of Specialization: Trade and Interaction in the Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean, Greek Language and Archaeology, Gender and Sexuality in the Classical World.

Email: hali.m.johnson@ttu.edu

Kristine Mallinson

Kristine Mallinson

Areas of Specialization: Greek archaeology, Late Bronze Age Greece, mortuary studies, ancient identity theory, gender and sexuality, Greek history, and Greek tragedy.

Email: kristine.mallinson@ttu.edu

Brittany Proffitt

Brittany Proffitt

Areas of Specialization: Classical Archaeology, Numismatics, Materials Restoration and Iconography.

Email: brittany.proffitt@ttu.edu

Ayoma Samaratunge

Ayoma Samaratunge

Interests: My research interests are towards comparative studies on ancient philosophy paying special focus on Greek philosophy and Buddhist philosophy. The subjects I am studying at the moment promise to provide a wide scope and strengthen the background for my future researches.

Email: a.k.samaratunge@ttu.edu


Andrew Simmons

Interests: Interested in the study of Comparative Myth, and currently working on a comparison around Orpheus and others who have made the trip into the Underworld.

Email: andrew.r.simmons@ttu.edu

Brett Stine

Brett Stine

Areas of Specialization: Greek Epic, Genealogy, Textual Criticism, Greek Paleography and Codicology.

Email: brett.l.stine@ttu.edu


Maxwell Stocker

Areas of Specialization: Greek language and literature, Archaic Greek poetry, Egyptian language and literature, comparative literature, cross-cultural interaction, material culture studies, actor-network theory.

Email: maxwell.stocker@ttu.edu


Jackson Vaughn

Jackson Vaughn received his BA from Kalamazoo College in 2012 during which he participated in Michigan State's Campus Archaeology Program and the Gabii Project. This past summer, he was a member of Dr. Christopher Witmore's Old Ways Project as well as the Mazi Archaeological Project in Greece. His primary research interests lie in Domestic archaeology, Critical heritage studies, Roman provincial archaeology, Digital archaeology, and Archaeological theory.

Email: jackson.vaughn@ttu.edu

Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams

Graduated from Mississippi State University with a BA in Classics in May 2016. Topics of interest are: Cicero, Lucretius, philosophy.

Email: ryan.w.williams@ttu.edu