Kirsten Jaqua graduated with her Ph.D. in Classics in June 2022. In July 2022, she started as a teacher at Veritas Preparatory Academy, where she teaches spoken Latin and Ancient Greek. She is passionate about advocating for the value of humanities education for all students and careers.
Read Kirsten’s post on the Public Humanities Graduate Fellows Blog, which discusses differences in public participation in the political life of ancient Athens and modern America.
Kirsten’s Public Humanities Graduate Fellow internship with the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor helped students recognize the career skills they build in humanities and how humanities courses address the most compelling social issues of today. Read about her internship here.
Watch Kirsten discuss forms and uses of magic and rituals in the ancient world up through modern times:
Watch Kirsten’s Spring 2021 Public Humanities Graduate Fellows Program Capstone Presentation: