Belinda Osier, M.A.
Office Hours Spring 2013By appointment
Belinda Osier completed her B.A. in history at Bates College and her M.A. in Latin at Boston College. She also attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill where she became a doctoral candidate (ABD), completing her Ph.D. coursework and exams. As part of her education, she also spent several years living and studying in the city of Rome, first as a Junior undergraduate enrolled in the Temple University Rome Program and later as a graduate student engaged in research.
Professor Osier enjoys staying active in the field of Classics in addition to raising her family and owning and operating her own small business. She has previously taught courses at Boston College, UNC, Creighton University, USM, and St. Joseph’s College and is pleased to be back again at USM. She is an active member of the Maine Classical Association and the Classical Association of New England.
Professor Osier’s fields of interest include Roman historiography, Roman social and cultural history, and Latin epigraphy. She has a special interest in the elderly of ancient Rome, and has compiled a unique database for continuing research that includes over 600 epitaphs commemorating the Roman elderly.