Sidney Christman is pursuing her doctorate in classical philology at the University of Virginia. Her primary research interests are Greek epic and archaic poetry, particularly Homer, the Homeric Hymns, and Sappho. Working within this time period and genre of literature, she focuses on motifs of mirth and humor, as well as themes of gender, sexuality, and power. She received her B.A. in classics with a history minor from Loyola University, Maryland in 2013 and an M.A. in Greek from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2015.