Dr. Mark Wright began teaching in Hope Department of Modern and Classical Languages in fall 2016. He teaches Latin and Greek. With a decade of teaching experience, Mark has taught Latin and Greek at the middle school, high school and college levels.

AREAS OF INTEREST

Mark studies the historiography of Ancient Rome, particularly the Late Roman Republic, Roman satire and Roman oratory. He has published an essay on themes of discord in Livy's first book in a festschrift for Blaise Nagy of the College of the Holy Cross, lectured on the satires of Horace around New England and is preparing his first book on the interactions of Horace's satires with the works of Cicero and Sallust in the transition from Republic to Empire.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., classics, The Ohio State University, 2015
  • M.A., classics, The Ohio State University, 2008
  • A.B., classics, The College of the Holy Cross, 2007
  • Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, 2006

HONORS, GRANTS, and AWARDS

  • Finalist, Barbara Hanawalt Prize for Research in Medieval Studies, 2011
  • Phyllis Katz Prize for Undergraduate Research, 2007
  • Rev. Robert F. Healy SJ Prize for Greek, 2007
  • Rev. Philip Conniff Prize for Latin, 2007

Published Works

  • "A Disquiet Follows my Soul: Civil War in Livy Book 1," in Pushing the Boundaries of Historia: Essays in Honor of Blaise Nagy, ed. Lee Fratantuono and Mary English, Routledge, 2017
  • Review of G. Sumi Ceremonies & Power in Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2017
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