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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Ancient Greek, English, Latin; learning Italian
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • Graduate Student
  • Currently an MA City of Rome (Classics) student at Uni. R...
  • From Pasadena, Maryland, United States of America
  • Profile 80% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

See the world, get my Ph.D., teach.

ABOUT ME

I am a Classics/Ancient History graduate student who plans to become a University Professor. I love sharing my love of history through teaching. I love long runs on bright sunny days. I love smiling.

PHILOSOPHY

γνῶθι σαυτόν

unicumque homo est, ibi beneficio locus est (wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness)-Seneca

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Right now I am getting ready to leave the UK to spend two months living in Rome. In the near future, I hope to do some more traveling/spend a couple years living/teaching/researching in Italy. Regardless, whether I am back in the US or living somewhere in Italy for a bit, I would love to host other couchsurfers one day.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I recently had my first couchsurfing experience on a trip with my friends to Amsterdam. I've never had such a positive travel experience! Our host was incredibly nice and hospitable, helped us navigate the city, and introduced us to the culture of the city (food, music, etc.).

Interests

Ancient Rome, History, Long-Distance Running, Learning ancient languages, Learning new languages (currently teaching myself Italian), Tennis, Sports in general, Sitting outside on a bright sunny day, beaches, museums, architecture.

  • culture
  • humanities
  • architecture
  • dining
  • running
  • traveling
  • music
  • sports
  • tennis
  • teaching
  • history
  • languages
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Lord of the Rings, You've Got Mail, The Holiday, Pride and Prejudice

Television: How I Met Your Mother, Modern Family, Grey's Anatomy, The Big Bang Theory

Music: I like pretty much every type of music, especially Snow Patrol, Ben Folds, Counting Crows, Keane, Matchbox Twenty

Books: Virgil's Aeneid, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, just about all Latin poetry.

Countries I’ve Visited

Italy, Netherlands

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom, United States

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