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Dr. Avery is certified by the American Board of Radiology. He holds a BS in Physics from Millersville University and an MS and PhD in Experimental Nuclear Physics from Hampton University. Dr. Avery coordinates/teaches MMP 506: Physics of Radiation Therapy and MMP 507: Physics of Medical/Molecular Imaging.

Director of the Medical Physics Programs, University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania
Medical Physicist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dominic Machado earned a BA (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in Ancient History and Economics from Dartmouth College in 2009, where he wrote an honors thesis on Marcus Claudius Marcellus. In the fall of 2010, he entered the Penn post-baccalaureate in Classical Studies. His interests include the development of Roman militarism during the conquest of the Mediterranean, Roman numismatics and the reception of Classics in modern entertainment.

Sara Jones received a Bachelor of Arts in Classics with Distinction in the Major from the University of California in Santa Barbara in 2010. She volunteered for two seasons on the Priniatikos Pyrgos Archaeological Project in East Crete, and in 2008 she began work as a Research Assistant for Dr. Erickson (UCSB), focusing on the Classical pottery from the site. The following summer, she returned to the Greek island in order to analyze pottery for her own research on ceramic production and trade during the Hellenistic period.

Stephen’s interests include Anglo-Saxon language and culture; sociocultural implications surrounding Medieval Latin, heroic and epic poetry (English, Spanish, Latin, Old English, Greek); the history of the English language; and church history. While at Miami University, he completed a senior honors thesis about the Old English Biblical-Epic poem "Exodus." Stephen presented his findings at the 2011 Southeastern Medieval Conference in Decatur, Ga. He also spent a semester in India with the Dalai Lama and Tibetan exile community studying language ideology and oppression.

In addition to serving as an archaeology research assistant, Andrew has volunteered for one season on the Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project in Larnaka, Cyprus, helping to catalog and analyze artifacts excavated from a 5th-century Christian basilica. His research interests include the religions of Late Antiquity, specifically early Christian theology, patristics and the persistence of Roman polytheism in Late Antiquity.

Morgan entered Penn’s Ancient History program in 2011 after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Civilizations with honors from Wellesley College (2009) and completing a year in the Post-Baccalaureate Program at Penn (2010-2011).  Her interests include Greek and Roman historiography; ancient maritime trade and technology; economics; ecology; resource management.

During his time at UC Berkely, Chris participated in the exchange program with Durham University in England, studying archaeology and ancient history. While abroad, he also took part in the archaeological dig at the Roman city of Sanisera, organized by the Ecomuseum of the Cape of Cavalleria in Minorca, Spain. Chris’s interests vary from Roman archaeology to the study of early Christianity in Late Antiquity, but find some common ground in the study of Roman religion.

Emily’s primary interests include Latin and Greek literature, especially Roman poetic influence on 20th century writers. She has written on several topics, including Judeo-Roman relations under the emperor Hadrian. Upon graduation Emily earned the Helen Caldwell Prize for Outstanding Major. Emily’s research and teaching interests include Latin and Greek literature, especially Roman poetic influence on 20th century writers. In 2014, Emily entered a PhD program at the University of Chicago.

Will entered the Classical Studies post-baccalaureate program in the fall of 2013. He attended the Sunoikisis Undergraduate Research Symposium in 2012 and the Homer Multitext Project in the summer of 2013, both held at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C. He has also studied abroad in Istanbul, Turkey. 

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