Alumni News

Faculty of Humanities

Alumni News

Department of Classics

What have some of our alumni been doing since they graduated?

  • Jennifer Phenix is an instructor at Sheridan College where her courses include Classical literature in translation and Greek mythology in film.

  • Katie Ongaro graduated from the University of Victoria with an MA in Greek & Roman Studies in summer 2011; she successfully defended her thesis titled "Ovid's Fasti: History Re-imagined."
  • Tarah Csaszar is currently employed in the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation at Brock University as an Instructional Development Assistant where she facilitates workshops and develops other instructional resources for teaching assistants.
  • Paul Ritchie is working for Archaeological Services Inc. and has recently published a walking tour of the Athenian Acropolis that is available for download on the iPhone (in the Rama app).


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  • Nikki Jago recently graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master's of Museum Studies and has been working as a Curatorial Assistant for the Aurora Historical Society at Hillary House National Historical Site in Aurora, Ontario.
  • Chelsea Carss is now working as the curator at the Brant Historical Society in Brantford, ON after completing her Master's of Museum Studies at the University of Toronto and two exciting internships at the New Acropolis Museum in Athens and the British Museum in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies assisting with the Naukratis Project.
  • Kiara Beaulieu is working full-time for Archaeological Services Inc. as a Staff Archaeologist and material culture specialist for the Historic Archaeology, Planning Applications and Special Projects Division.