Michelle Lessard

Michelle Anguita Lessard

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Michelle Lessard is a second year PhD student in the Philology program. Before coming to University of Cincinnati, she taught Middle School Latin in Massachusets for five years. At Vassar College she majored in Classics and Biology, and she continues to be interested in the intersections between Classics and science. Her recent research projects have focused on Johannes Kepler's science fiction novel, the Somnium, Latin translations of Aratus' Phaenomena, and experiments described in the Hippocratic Corpus.