Michael Sweet

Salve! I'm Michael (Meletus latine) Sweet. I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in the Liberal Arts from Hiram College with a major in Philosophy, Master’s Degrees from Kent State University in Philosophy and Latin Literature, studied Ancient Greek as a living language for a semester at Polis – The Jerusalem Institute of Humanities and Languages in Israel, and Latin as a living language in Rome and Paris with the Paideia Institute, and at many Rusticationes and Bidua with SALVI (The North American Institute of Living Latin Studies) in the United States.

In addition to private tutoring that I’ve done since 2013, I work as an Adjunct Instructor with Kent State University in both the Philosophy and Modern and Classical Language Departments, have been an instructor for the Paideia Institute’s Telepaideia program, taught one semester as graduate instructor of Latin at the Polis – The Jerusalem Institute of Humanities and Languages, and was a K-6 Latin teacher in Cincinnati Public Schools for two years.

I currently live near Minneapolis, Minnesota with my partner, another Latin teacher who teaches at an elementary school full time, and our collection of books which is beginning to break the limits of our small apartment. When other things aren’t pressing, I enjoy old Nintendo games, I’m working on my skills in Italian, enjoy small art projects and reading (well, listening to audiobooks these days) science fiction and fantasy, as well as non-fiction history and philosophy texts. I also recently got into writing with a typewriter as a hobby.

You can read more about me at http://magistermeletus.com.