Classical Studies Program
These students studied Classics as undergraduate special majors or minors (with majors in other departments), or as M.A. students in History.
Katy Becker is completing her doctorate in History at Ohio State.
Ryan Brunkhorst is working on his M.A. in History at Fresno State.
Elizabeth Downer is teaching Latin at University High School.
Curtis Eastin is finishing his doctorate in Ancient History at Yale and has been teaching at Fresno State.
Tim Ellison is heading off to Yale to study for a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature.
Doug Favelo completed his doctorate at UCLA and is an associate professor in History at Patrick Henry College.Keith Ford is starting the M.A. program in English here at Fresno State; he was nominated for the dean’s medal by the English Department.
Neil Gibson (Fresno State President’s medalist) completed his M.A. at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and has been assigned by the U.S. Department of State to the Philippines.
Ray Ibrahim, author of The Al Qaeda Reader, is currently studying toward his doctorate in medieval Islamic history at Catholic University.
Michelle Jurkovich is working on her doctorate in International Relations at George Washington University.
Wesley Maston is studying biblical exegesis at Wheaton.
Amy Noel is pursuing graduate studies in History at Boston University; she is the 2009 dean’s medalist for the College of Social Sciences.
Kyra Orgill is teaching Latin at Fresno High School.
Nate Orgill is finishing his doctorate in History at Duke and has been teaching at Fresno State and at Fresno Pacific University.
Chai Phannaphob is teaching Latin at University High School.
Nick Rockwell recently earned his Ph.D. at UCLA and is now an assistant professor in History at the University of Denver.
Eric Sunderland is studying at the Princeton Theological Seminary.
Michael Tercero is working on his M.A. in History at Fresno State and is attending the American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2009 summer program.
Harrison Williams attended the American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2008 summer program and will be pursuing graduate studies at St. John’s College, Annapolis.