Matthew Sherry is currently pursuing an M.A. and Ph.D. in Classics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He graduated with a B.A. in Latin from Wake Forest University in 2013.  After graduation, he taught high school Latin for two years in Lynchburg, VA.  He then studied classics for two years at Georgetown University as a post-baccalaureate student.  Matthew’s research interests lie primarily in Augustan poetry, especially poetic allusion and the blending of generic conventions.