Rutgers GSE CMSI

Elizabeth Calzada

Elizabeth Calzada is a Ph.D. student at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities where she is studying History with a specialization in Ancient Studies. She recently graduated from California State University, Northridge where she obtained her B.A. in History. Her research interests focuses on the transition of the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire and the corresponding changes affecting women’s roles in society, during the reign of Augustus. She is also interested in the Greek tragedies, primarily those of Euripides, and their ability to highlight the gender disparities in a fiercely democratic patriarchy