Adam Alexander Kozak

 Adam Kozak

Contact Information

4050 FLB
707 S. Matthews
M/C 174
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • Thursday 1-2 pm or by appointment
Graduate Teaching Assistant
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I earned my B.A. in Classics from Case Western Reserve University in 2013 and  M.A. in Classics from UIUC in 2015. I am currently a Ph.D. candidate in Classical Philology. My research interests include Latin imperial epic, nature and the environment, natural history and philosophy, and ecocriticism. I am writing my dissertation on the role of nonhuman nature in Flavian epic.

Research Interests

  • imperial Latin epic
  • ecocriticism
  • nature
  • ancient philosophy

Research Description

Forthcoming dissertation on nonhuman nature in Flavian Epic and an upcoming paper at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies entitled "Nature's City: Nemea as urbs capta in Statius' Thebaid".


  • M.A. Classics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2015
  • B.A. Classics: Greek and Latin, Case Western Reserve University, 2013


  • LAT 101
  • LAT 201
  • LAT 202
  • LAT 401
  • CLCV 102
  • CLCV 115