Christine Boltsi

John S. Lillard Jefferson Fellow
Athens, Greece
B.A. University of Athens (2014)
M.A. University of Athens (2016)
M.A. University of Virginia (2018)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences


Christine Boltsi earned her bachelor (2014) and master (2016) degree from the University of Athens, Greece. Her MA thesis explored the interaction of poetry and architecture in the shaping of memory and cultural identity in Augustan Rome. Prior to joining the University of Virginia, Christine taught Ancient and Modern Greek Language and Literature, Latin, and History to Middle and High school students in Athens. She also taught Modern Greek to immigrants and their families and Latin to exchange Erasmus students at the University of Athens. Her primary research interests are Roman Republican Drama and Augustan Epic poetry. She is interested in questions of genre, composition, identity, and cultural memory.

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