Rebecca Frank

Harrison Family Foundation Jefferson Fellow
Class: 2019
Hometown: Seattle, Washington
B.A. St. Olaf College (2014)
M.A. University of Virginia (2016)

Rebecca Frank completed her M.A. in Classics in May 2016, with a Master’s paper entitled ‘Ghostly Statues: The Barren Statues Bases in the Forum of Pompeii,’ which she presented at the Classical Association of the Middle, West, and South in March 2016. She will be returning to Italy this summer to continue excavating at Cosa, an early Roman colony on the Tuscan coast, and at Pompeii on the Via Consolare Project and the Pompeii Forum Project.

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