MA Classical Literature (Stellenbosch), PhD Classical Literature (Stellenbosch)
Latin language and literature; Women in the Roman world; Classical love poetry
Latin literature from the Golden Era (Catullus, Vergil, Ovid)
Current research projects
Identity in the poetry of Catullus
Academic service/Community interaction
Departmental representative on the Teaching and Learning Committee as well as the Teaching Development Committee (2013-current); freelance translator (Latin, Afrikaans and English); language consultant (Latin); editorial board of the journal
Mellon Academic Staff Development Programme Award (2014); Rector's Award (First Year Academy): Recognition given to lecturer who had greatest impact on a first year student (Stellenbosch) (2013); Classical Association of South Africa Translation Award: First Prize for the Afrikaans translation of Vergil's first Eclogue (2011); Sheelagh Fitzpatrick de Vries Bursary for postgraduate studies in Latin (2011); Rector's Award (First Year Academy): Recognition given to lecturer who had greatest impact on a first year student (Stellenbosch) (2009)
Liminality and Catullus’s Attis.
The deer hunter: a portrait of Aeneas.
Akroterion 58: 47-59.
Ek haat en ek het lief.
Die gedigte van Gaius Valerius Catullus in Afrikaans vertaal. Stellenbosch: SunMedia [ISBN 978-0-620-52022-5].
The Laodamia simile in Catullus 68: Reflections on Love and Loss.
Akroterion 53: 57-65.