Visiting Assistant Professor in Classics
Dr. Rebecca Boyd specializes in ancient Greek and Latin literature. Her research interests include ancient women authors, the reception of Sappho among nineteenth and twentieth century poets, classical rhetoric, and ancient Greek and Roman education. In addition to her background in Latin and ancient Greek, Dr. Boyd earned a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from The George Washington University Graduate School of Education, with a focus on second language acquisition. She uses both quantitative and qualitative research methods to investigate research questions related to Latin pedagogy. Dr. Boyd attended the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, earned a fellowship to the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, and studied with Fr. Reginald Foster at the final session of his Aestiva Romae Latinitas in Rome.