Service

President

• President of the Classical Association of Middle, West, and South (2015-2016); President Elect (2014-15), Past President (2016-17); Member of the Executive Committee (2014-2017, ex officio 2017-2021)

Board of Trustees

• Eta Sigma Phi (2011-); Chairman of the Board of Trustees (2012-25)

Online Course Development
• Classical Mythology (CLCV 115), Fall 2016

• Medical Terminology (CLCV 102), Fall 2018

• Classical Mythology (CLCV 115), International High School Partnership, Spring 2019

• Vocabulary Building from Greek and Latin Roots (CLCV 100), Fall 2019

University and Professional Committees

• AIMS Publications Committee (2024-)

• Nomination on SCS Ballot for election for Vice President for Professional Matters (Summer 2024)

• CAMWS Finance Committee (2023-2026)

• Nomination on SCS Ballot for election for President of the Society for Classical Studies (Summer 2022)

• SLCL Committees, Interim Director Fall 2022; Associate Director 2021-22

• University of Illinois, Campus Research Board (2019-22)

• ACL Publications Committee (2021-)

• University of Illinois, Provost Committee on Communication #9 on Promotion and Tenure (2019-21)

• Campus Research Board (2019-22)

• Nominating Committee, Society for Classical Studies (2016-19)

• LAS STAR Committee (2018-19)

• University of Crete, Search Committee Latin Assistant Professor (2018)

• University of Illinois, School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics Search Committee Business Office (2017, 2018)

• IPRH New Horizons Selection Committee (2018)

•  Nominating Committee, Chair, Classical Association of Middle, West, and South (2016-17)

• AIDE Review Committee, Graduate College, University of Illinois (2016-17)

•  University of Illinois, President’s Strategic Planning Steering Committee (2015-16)

•  University of Illinois, Campus General Education Committee (2015-17)

•  Nominating Committee, At-large Member, Vergilian Society (2014-16)

• Program Committee for Classical Association of Middle, West, and South (2012-15)

• Development Committee for American Philological Association (2012-15)

• University of Illinois, School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics Executive Committee (2011-13)

• University of Illinois, College of Arts and Sciences General Education Committee (2012-14)

• University of Illinois, School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics Chair of the Curriculum Committee (2012-15)

• University of Illinois, Interdisciplinary Working Group for the Humanities, Office of Vice Provost for Research (2013-14)

• University of Illinois, School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics Co-Leader of the Group on International Education and Global Understanding (2013-14)

• University of Illinois, School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics Ad hoc Committee for redesigning the SLCL website (2012)

• University of Illinois, School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics Affirmative Action Officer SLCL (2011-12)

• University of Illinois, Center for Translation Studies Advisory Board (2011-13)

• University of Illinois, Classics, Advisory Board (2011-)

• University of Illinois, Classics, Committee on Graduate Study, Chair, ex officio (2011-13)

• University of Illinois, Classics, Illinois Classical Studies Advisory Editorial Committee, Chair, ex officio (2012-17)

• University of Illinois, Classics, Committee on By-Laws (2011-15)

• University of Illinois, Classics, Curriculum Committee (2011-15)

• University of Illinois, Classics, Committee on Public Events (2011-13)

• University of Illinois, Classics, Chair of Search Committees (2012-16)

• Nomination on APA Ballot for election on the APA Nominating Committee (Fall 2011)

• Nomination on APA Ballot for election on the APA Program Committee (Fall 2010)

• Finance Committee, Eta Sigma Phi, Chair (2009-11)

• Subcommittee for the Stewart Training and Travel Awards for Classical Association of Middle, West, and South (2009-2012), Chair (2011-2012)

• American Classical League, College Greek Exam (2008-)

• Coffin Traveling Fellowship Committee for American Philological Association (2007-2010), Chair (2009-2010)

• Minority Scholarship Committee for American Philological Association (2004-7)

• Membership Committee for Classical Association of Middle, West, and South (2002-8), Chair (2008-2009); Member of the Executive Committee (ex officio)

• University Curriculum Committee Baylor University (2005-8)

• Chair of the Lecturers Committee Baylor University (2002-9)

Editorial Boards

New England Classical Journal (2019-)

• Screening Antiquity, Edinburgh University Press (2014-)

• Illinois Classical Studies (2016-)

• Amphora (2010-12)

Panel Moderator

• Presider of Panel “Classics in 20th and 21st C. Anglo-American Fiction” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, March 25, 2022, Winston-Salem, NC

• Presider of Panel “Latin Epic” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, April 9, 2021, Virtual (Cleveland, OH)

• Presider of Panel “Flavian Poetry” Annual Meeting, SCS, January 5, 2021, Virtual (Chicago, IL)

• Presider of Panel “Latin Hexameter Poetry,” Annual Meeting, SCS, January 5, 2019, San Diego, CA

• Presider of Panel “Lucan,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, April 14, 2018, Albuquerque, NM

• Presider of Panel “Statius,” International Conference “Domitian’s Rome and the Augustan Legacy,” University of Missouri Columbia, September 2, 2017

• Presider of Panel “Flavian Epic,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, April 8, 2017, Kitchener, ON

• Presider of Panel “Urbs et Orbis: Ancient Rome on the Global Scene,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, March 18, 2016, Williamsburg, VA

• Presider of Panel “New Directions in Flavian Epic,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, March 17, 2016, Williamsburg, VA

• Presider of Panel “Silver Latin Epic,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, March 26, 2015, Boulder, CO

• Presider of Panel “Writing about Civil War in Flavian Rome,” Celtic Conference in Classics, Edinburgh, June 26, 2014

• Presider of Panel “Epic and History,” Annual Meeting, CA, April 16, 2014, Nottingham, UK

• Presider of Panel “Lucan,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, April 3, 2014, Waco, TX

• Presider of Panel “Lucan,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, April 3, 2014, Waco, TXPresider of Panel “Silver Latin Poetry,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, April 18, 2013, Iowa City, IA

• Presider of Panel “,” Integrating Ancient Drama, April 12, 2013, Urbana, IL

• Presider of Panel “Greek Lyric Poetry,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, March 29, 2012, Baton Rouge, LA

• Presider of Panel at Annual Meeting, ICC, October 8, 2011, Urbana, IL

• Presider of Panel “Juvenal and Martial,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, April 2, 2009, Minneapolis, MN

• Presider of Panel in “Τροφεῖα, Επιστημονικό Συμπόσιο Αποφοίτων Πανεπιστημίου Κρήτης, Τομέας Κλασικών Σπουδών,” May 25, 2008, University of Crete, Rethymnon, Greece

• Presider of Panel “Propertius,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, April 17, 2008, Tuscon, AZ

• Presider of Panel “Greek Historiography,” Annual Meeting, CAMWS, April 7, 2006, Gainesville, FL

• Moderator of Panel “Rebel and Runaway Slaves in Antiquity,” 2004 Pruitt Memorial Symposium Slavery, Oppresion, and Prejudice: Ancient Roots and Modern Implications Baylor University September 30-October 2, 2004

Web Master

• Baylor University Classics Website (2004-9)

• Baylor in Italy Website (2004-9)

Newsletter

• Editor of the Illinois Classics Newsletter (2011-12, 2016-2021)

Referee (Journals and Presses)

  • American Journal of Philology
  • Archaeopress
  • Arctos
  • Ariadne
  • Blackwell/Wiley
  • Brill
  • Classical Antiquity
  • Classical Journal
  • Classical Philology
  • Classical Receptions Journal
  • Classical World
  • CPL On-line
  • Dictynna
  • Eugesta
  • Euphrosyne
  • Exemplaria Classica
  • Harvard Studies in Classical Philology
  • Ohio State University Press
  • Oxford University Press
  • Phoenix
  • Routledge
  • Studi Italiani di Filologia Classica
  • Studies in the Linguistic Sciences: Illinois Working Papers
  • Syllecta Classica
  • Transactions of the American Philological Association
  • University of Michigan Press
  • University of Texas Press
  • University of Wisconsin Press
  • Walter de Gruyter

Academic Adviser for Student Organizations

•  Adviser for the Alpha Chi Honors Society (2001-9)

•Adviser of the Eta Sigma Phi Honors Society (2000-present)

• Adviser of the Delta Epsilon Psi South Asian Fraternity (2003-9)

High School Outreach

• “From Aeneas to Augustus,” Powerpoint Presentation to Latin II, III, and IV classes at St. Thomas More High School (March 2013, March 2014, March 2015, March 2016, March 2017)

• Latin Day Certamen Moderator (2004-2009)

• “Roman Villa:” Powerpoint Presentation to Latin classes at Vanguard School and Reicher High School (September 2006)