Sidney Christman received her B.A. in Classics with a History minor in 2013 from Loyola University Maryland. She received her M.A. in Greek in 2015 from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and she just began her doctoral studies in Classical Philology at the University of Virginia. Her primary research interests are Greek epic and archaic poetry, particularly Homer, the Homeric Hymns, and Sappho. Working within this time period and genre of literature, she focuses on motifs of mirth and humor, as well as themes of gender, sexuality, and power.