Texas Tech University

Classics Graduate Students


Alex Maltby

Alexander Maltby

I am a second-year MA student and CMLL Teaching Assistant. In 2022, I received a B.A. in History and Classical Studies from the University of California Riverside. My research interests include gender & sexuality and portrayals of disability in ancient Greek drama and epic.

Email: amaltby@ttu.edu



Tarynn Callier

I am a first-year M.A. student and Teaching Assistant in the Classics department. In the spring of 2022 I received my Bachelors degree in Anthropology with minors in Archaeological Practice and American Indian Studies from the Universy of Texas at San Antonio. My current research interests include Roman burials and religion, zooarchaeology, and race and gender relations in antiquity. I recently completed a field season in Sardinia working on the Sinis Archaeology Project, which I also plan to attend next summer."

Email: kagruber@ttu.edu


Nicholas Caraballo

Nicholas Caraballo

I am a first-year M.A. student and Teaching Assistant. I graduated from the University of Rochester in 2021 with a B.A. in Computer Science and Italian Studies. The following academic year, I enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania's Post-Baccalaureate Program in Classical Studies. My research interests include Roman poetry of the Late Republic and Early Empire, Greek epic, and early Christian philosophy.

Email: ncarabal@ttu.edu


Haley Mimms

Haley Mimms

I'm a first-year MA student and teaching assistant. I graduated from Texas Tech University in 2023 with a B.A. in Classics and minors in Greek and Studio Drawing. In my time as an undergraduate, I spent a year studying art education then made the switch to the classics department! I received the Lionel A. Jirgensons Latin Scholarship in the spring of 2022 and the spring of 2023. My research interests include—but are not limited to— gender in the ancient world, art history, film studies, Greek and Roman religion and myth, and the occasional Greek iambic poem.

Email: Haley.Mimms@ttu.edu


Matthew Robertson

Matthew Robertson

I'm a first-year graduate student and teaching assistant. I graduated from Stony Brook University in 2021 with a bachelor's degree in Anthropology. I am studying classical archaeology, as well as Latin and Ancient Greek. My interests revolve around ancient religion, mythology, Latin teaching and pedagogy, and archaeological theory and practice.

Email: rob16867@ttu.edu



Elisabeth Kimson

I am a 2nd year MA student and Teaching Assistant. I received my B.A. in Classical Civilization and Anthropology from Ohio University in May 2020. After graduation, I taught Latin at the secondary level. My research interests include Greek and Roman religion, early Christianity, and Greek drama. 


Not pictured above:   Kelsey Kistner, Adam Watkins

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