Shelby Raynor

Shelby Raynor

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Shelby Raynor is a second year PhD student in classical archaeology with a focus on Roman archaeology. She graduated from Oberlin College in 2017 with degrees in Latin (High Honors), Ancient Greek, and Archaeology. She studied at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome in the spring of 2016.  Her research interests include Roman urbanism, sub-elite consumption of luxury goods, the challenges of feeding large urbanized populations, and working with legacy data. She has participated in field projects with the Sangro Valley Project in Tornareccio, Italy, the American Excavations at Morgantina: Contrada Agnesse Project in Sicily, the University of Cincinnati Palace of Nestor Excavations, and the Pompei Archaeological Reseach Project: Porta Stabia.  

Education

B.A. , Oberlin College 2017 (Latin Literature and Language; Ancient Greek Literature and Language; Archaeological Studies)

Honors and Awards

2015 The James Helm Scholarship Oberlin College Department of Classics

02-2016 The James Helm Scholarship Oberlin College Department of Classics

05-2016 The James Helm Scholarship Oberlin College Department of Classics

2016 The Booth Award Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies

05-2016 The Norma Dye Swearinger Memorial Prize in Classics: For Excellence in the Study of Latin Oberlin College Department of Classics

05-2017 The Norma Dye Swearinger Memorial Prize in Classics: For Excellence in the Study of Greek Oberlin College Department of Classics

Positions and Work Experience

2015 - Research Assistant to Dr. Chris Trinacty, Department of Classics, Oberlin College,

Courses Taught