Graduate Students

Aaron Beck-Schachter

Aaron joined the Rutgers Classics department in 2010 after receiving his MA in Classics at San Fransisco State University. Aaron's scholarly interests include Attic Drama, Greek Literature and Religion, Images and Cult Icons. He is currently writing his dissertation, The Goddess on Parade: Mobile Cult Icons in Archaic and Classical Greece. This dissertation represents a multi-disciplinary approach using a variety of epigraphic, literacy and archaeological sources from antiquity, alongside two late Euripidean plays, Iphigenia among the Tauriansand and the Helen.

Aaron was a Regular member of the Americal School for Classical Studies at Athens (Fowler Merle-Smith Fellow, 2013-14), and a recipient of the Mellon Foundation Summer Study Grants and Rutgers University's Valergakis Fellowship. He is currently a fellow of the PreDoctoral Leadership Development Institute.

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