Kim received her A.B. in Classics and Education from Bowdoin College in 2017. She spent the following year contributing to a research project examining pedagogical strategies to cultivate equity in early education and completing the Bowdoin Teacher Scholars program, through which she received Latin teaching licensure. In 2018, she was awarded a Fulbright to Colombia where she taught English to university students and established an academic program for Venezuelan child refugees. In the past, Kim has volunteered as an Aequora site coordinator and teacher at The Achieve Program, a free summer program for Boston Public School students. A Boston native, she hopes to return to her hometown as a Latin teacher and expand access to the study of the ancient world within the Boston Public Schools system.
Evan is a recent graduate of the University of Georgia, where he earned an AB in History, Classics, and Latin. An alumnus of Paideia's 2018 Summer internship program, Evan worked with the development team to help jump-start what would become Paideia's Nexus initiative. Evan loves all things ancient, and he hopes to one day be a professor of ancient history. He is very excited to be back in Rome representing Paideia once again.
Phoebe Lakin graduated from Harvard College in 2018 with an A.B. in Classical Languages and Literature, and in 2019 received an MPhil in Classics from the University of Cambridge. So far, her research has explored the relationship between humans and the natural world in Latin and Greek pastoral and didactic poetry. She is also interested in novels and gardens of all ages. In her spare time, Phoebe enjoys hiking, crossword puzzles, and studying modern languages.
Maggie is a 2019 graduate of Smith College with a B.A. in Classical Languages and Literature. She is an alumna of the Living Latin in Rome High School program as well as the Summer Internship in Rome. Her interests include political narratives and histories. In her free time, she can be found wandering the Smithsonian Museums in DC.
Daniel received his B.A. in Classics and History from Stanford University in 2017 and then an M.A. in Classics from the University of Arizona in 2019, on the Classical Philology track. His M.A. thesis focused on representations of aischune (shame/guilt/dishonor) in Menander's comedies (but he promises he likes to read Latin plays too). He is primarily interested in reception and translation studies, and, in his free time, he writes fiction and poetry.
Griffin is a graduate of Cornell University with a B.A. in Latin and the College Scholar Program, and wrote a thesis for the latter on the Old Saxon Heliand poem, a 6,000 line alliterative verse epic retelling of the New Testament. He additionally received minors in German, religious studies, and medieval studies, and some of his scholarly passions include Greek and Latin Patristics, Biblical Hebrew, and Anglo-Saxon England. During his time as a student, he helped run Cornell’s undergraduate society for medieval scholarship, played in performances of Ancient Greek tragedy, and participated in reading groups in Latin and Old Norse. He is an alumnus of the 2017 Living Greek in Greece program.