Assistant Professor- Instructional
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329 Anderson Hall
1114 W. Berks St


Early Rome, Myth, Republican Rome, Roman culture, Cicero


Jackie received her BA in Classics from Columbia University and her PhD in classics and ancient history from the Collaborative Program in Ancient History at the University of Toronto. Her research centers around questions of competition and kingship in Rome, with a specific focus on foundation figures. Her first book analyzed themes of competition in the myths of Rome, and her second will translate key texts on Roman mythology. In the next few years, she will focus more closely on Cicero. She also runs blog on resources for the study of antiquity.

Selected Publications

Courses Taught

  • Roman History
  • Latin 2
  • Mosaic I