- M.A. Comparative Literature, Purdue University
- B.A. Classics and History, Purdue University
- Late Roman Republic
- Roman Slavery
- Julius Caesar
- Classical Reception
- "Roman Cinema"
- "Roman Television"
- Ancient Film
- "Rome: The Public and the Private," Purdue Classics Association Lecture Series, April 8, 2010
- "Spartacus: The Man and the Myth," Eta Sigma Phi Sponsored Talk, Wabash College, September 16, 2010.
- "Schliemann: Scandal in Indiana," Classics in Indiana Symposium, Purdue Universtiy, March 31, 2011.
- "Spartacus: The Man and the Myth," 11th Annual Postgraduate
Symposium on Ancient Drama (APGRD) Postgraduate Symposium, "Journeys",
June 27, 2011