Visiting Research Fellow, Australian National University

Erica's areas of expertise are: language studies, Latin and Classical Greek languages, literary studies, and drama, theatre and performance studies.


  • 2012–present
    Visiting Research Fellow, The Australian National University
  • 2008–2012
    Graduate Instructor, Cornell University
  • 2010–2011
    Visiting Research Fellow, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2004–2006
    Tutor and Casual Lecturer, The University of Melbourne


  • 2013 
    Cornell University, PhD (Classical Philology)
  • 2006 
    The University of Melbourne, Master of Arts
  • 2003 
    The University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts (Hons)


  • 2011
    “Show or Tell? Seneca’s and Sarah Kane’s Phaedra Plays” , Trends in Classics
  • 2010
    "The Myth of the Republic: Medusa and Cato in Lucan Pharsalia 9", Homke and Reizt (eds.) Lucan's Bellum Civile: Between Epic Tradition and Aesthetic Innovation
  • 2009
    "Replacing Rome: Geographic and Political Centrality in Lucan's Pharsalia", Classical Philology

Research Areas

  • Latin And Classical Greek Literature (200510)
  • English And Literacy Curriculum And Pedagogy (Excl. Lote, Esl And Tesol) (130204)
  • Drama, Theatre And Performance Studies (190404)
  • Literary Studies (2005)
  • Latin And Classical Greek Languages (200305)