Epigraphy Contributors (EDR/AGP)

Director: Professor Rebecca Benefiel

Assistant Director: Professor Holly Sypniewski

Current AGP team

  • Gianmarco Bianchini, Università Vanvitelli, Italy
  • Cristina de la Escosura Balbás, Spain
  • Bryce Hammer, Rutgers
  • Laura Hayward, UK
  • Gracie Singleton, Millsaps
  • Sara Squintani, Italy
  • Alessandra Tafaro, BSR (Italy)
  • Melissa Yorio, Princeton
  • Jiatong Wang, Sapienza (Italy)

Latin Epigraphy contributors

Casa degli Amorini Dorati (2024), (Sapienza Università di Roma):

  • Alice Brancale
  • Andrew Bradley Doring
  • Simon Goldenson
  • Alexander Hallowes
  • Anna Kißmann
  • Nuoyan Li
  • Angela Mincuzzi
  • Vanja Musovic
  • Lili Saarikivi
  • Sergio Turrisi
  • Jiatong Wang
  • Ada Wilhelm

Previous Latin Epigraphy editors

  • Kyle Helms, St. Olaf College – editor for graffiti of Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • Karin Lundqvist, Lund University (Sweden) – editor for Pompeii, Insula V.1
  • Erika Zimmermann Damer, University of Richmond – editor for graffiti of Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • Matt Panciera, Gustavus Adolphus College – editor for graffiti of Pompeii, Regio VIII
  • Melissa Yorio, MA Notre Dame, Ph.D. candidate at Princeton – editor for graffiti of Stabiae
  • Matthew Loar, University of Nebraska – Lincoln – assistant editor for graffiti from Herculaneum
  • Polly Lohmann, Ph.D. candidate at LMU München (University of Munich) – assistant editor for select graffiti from Insula I.6 of Pompeii

Latin Epigraphy contributors

Pompeian graffiti (2019-2024):

  • Emily Brookfield (Washington & Lee)
  • Reevie Fenstermacher (Washington & Lee)
  • Gracie Singleton (Millsaps College)
  • Benji Hess (Washington & Lee)
  • Lana Hess (Washington & Lee)
  • Aislinn Niimi (Washington & Lee)
  • Isabell Russell (Washington & Lee)
  • Melissa Yorio (Washington & Lee) – graffiti of Pompeii and Stabiae

Our team who documented the graffiti in the theater corridor and the campus of Pompeii (summer 2019):

  • Campus beside the amphitheater: Holly Sypniewski and Erika Zimmermann Damer
    • with Henry Busby, Colette Creamer, Constance Hartline, Mikah Holcomb, Mary Pace Lewis, JuliAnne Rach, Benjamin Wright, Melissa Yorio
  • Theater Corridor: Kyle Helms and Jackie DiBiasie Sammons
    • with Anne Acevedo, Libbie Barth, Janis Lee, Nicholas Sumrall

Herculaneum and Pompeii graffiti (2015-2018):

  • Nathan Brewer (Washington & Lee)
  • Shiro Burnette (Sewanee)
  • Austin Chivington (Wabash College)
  • Kathryn Clikeman (University of Richmond)
  • Hannah Cochran (University of Puget Sound)
  • Isabelle Dillard (Millsaps)
  • Brittany Hardy (Millsaps)
  • Jack Henshaw (Swansea University)
  • Arianna Jepsen (Washington & Lee)
  • Jace King (Millsaps)
  • Lilly MacDonald (Washington & Lee)
  • Anna Maximova (Washington & Lee)
  • Ali Norton (Washington & Lee)
  • Skylar Prichard (Washington & Lee)
  • Hannah Pulverenti (Creighton University)
  • Megan Rebman (Millsaps College/Chesterfield Public Schools)
  • Mary Beth Smith (Washington & Lee)
  • Grace Spiewak (Creighton University)
  • Savannah Sykes (Millsaps)
  • Melissa Yorio (Washington & Lee)

Workshop on ancient Greek graffiti at the Center for Hellenic Studies (summer 2015):
Rebecca Benefiel (Director) and Holly Sypniewski (Assistant Director)

  • Caroline Cheung (Berkeley)
  • Amy Coker (Manchester)
  • Sandra Cruz Gutiérrez (Salamanca)
  • Olivia Elder (Cambridge)
  • Belisi Gillespie (Brandeis)
  • Kyle Helms (Cincinnati)
  • Julia Judge (Harvard)
  • Matthew Loar (Stanford)
  • Chiara Palladino (Bari/Leipzig)
  • Morgan Palmer (UC Irvine)
  • Alex Pappas (San Francisco State University)
  • Nikolaos Papazarkadas (Berkeley)
  • David Petrain (Hunter College, CUNY)
  • Michael Zellman-Rohrer (Berkeley)

Our team who prepared the figural graffiti of Herculaneum (2014-2015):

  • Kathryn Clikeman, Erika Zimmerman Damer, and Gia Nyhuis (Richmond); Brittany Hardy, Jace King, Megan Rebman, and Holly Sypniewski (Millsaps); Mary Beth Smith and Pasquale Toscano (Washington & Lee)

Our team from W&L who contributed to EDR the preliminary editions of graffiti in Pompeii I.8 (2013-2014):

  • Jacob Bowe, Emily Crawford, Caroline Hutchinson, Amy Nizolek, Vergil Parson, Caroline Sutherland, Angela Tuminno, Joshua Zacks