Title: "Debating the Republic: Conversations about Magistracies in the Sixth Century."
Description: An analysis of Justinian's use of Republican history in the rhetoric of his reforms, with a discussion of the intellectual precedents and subsequent responses from contemporary authors.
Advisor: Anthony Kaldellis
Title: "Kataklysmos: Imagining the World's End in Archaic and Classical Greece."
Description: It's an examination of accounts, narrative and otherwise, of the world's end in archaic and classical Greek literature, all aimed at answering the question, does it make sense to talk about "Greek eschatology" at more than the individual level?
Advisor: Carolina Lopez-Ruiz.