School of History, Classics & Archaeology

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Dr Aaron Pelttari

BA, MA, PhD

Chancellor's Fellow

 

Contact information
Address: 1M.22, William Robertson Wing, Old Medical School, Teviot Place
Telephone: +44 (0)131 651 3004
Office hours: Tue 2.10-4.00, Thu 10.00-12.00, and by appointment.
Roles

 

Affiliated research centres
Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies
Biography

I grew up in the countryside of Wisconsin where I was first introduced to the Greeks and Romans through the poetry of John Keats and T.S. Eliot. I completed degrees in Classics in the United States at Hillsdale College (BA), the University of California Santa Barbara (MA), and Cornell University (PhD). After finishing my graduate work in 2012, I lectured for a year in the department of Classics at University of California, Santa Barbara and then taught Latin and Spanish at Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando, Florida. In 2004 I moved to Edinburgh to join the University of Edinburgh as a Chancellor’s Fellow.

Useful Links

https://edinburgh.academia.edu/AaronPelttari