Peter Moench is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Classics at the University of Virginia. His primary interest is Greek and Latin poetry, particularly in the context of - and as an active participant in - its historical and cultural moment. He wrote his master’s thesis on the significance of Roman ideas of shame and adolescence in the unfinished epic poem the Achilleid by Statius. His current research focuses on the role of family relationships in the work of the Greek lyric poet Pindar. Peter was awarded a fellowship to study at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens during the 2017-2018 academic year. Peter earned his B.A. in classics and English from St. Olaf College and an M.A. in classics from the College of Arts and Sciences at U.Va.