Rebecca Frank

Harrison Family Foundation Jefferson Fellow
Seattle, Washington
B.A. St. Olaf College (2014)
M.A. University of Virginia (2016)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences


Rebecca Frank is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Classics. Her dissertation, currently in progress, studies the portrayal of the Delphic Oracle in the writings of Plutarch of Chaeronea, a Greek philosopher and biographer living in the mid first to early second centuries CE. She received her B.A. in classics and history from St. Olaf College in 2014 and an M.A. in classics from the University of Virginia in 2016 with a thesis on the statue bases in the forum of Pompeii.

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