Sinja Küppers
Student

Sinja Küppers is a second-year PhD candidate. Her academic interests lie in Greek and Latin poetry. She is particularly interested in ancient mythology, warfare and the blending of genres.

Sinja received a B.A. in Languages and Cultures from Antiquity (Antike Sprachen und Kulturen ) from the University of Cologne and a MSt in Greek and Latin Languages and Literature from the University of Oxford. She worked with the Homeric Scholia from 2014-2016 as a research assistant to Prof. Nünlist at the University of Cologne. During the summer 2018 Sinja explored as an intern at the National Humanities Center how to apply GIS to teaching Classics. Currently Sinja is working as a Digital Lab Fellow on Mapping the Movement in the Second Sophistic Movement.

Sinja is president of the Duke first-generation graduate student network Duke F1RSTS: https://sites.duke.edu/dukef1rsts/

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