Anna Bonnell-Freidin
Bonnell Freidin
Anna Bonnell-Freidin
Program in the Ancient World and Classics
Bonnell Freidin

Anna Bonnell-Freidin is a PhD candidate in the Program in the Ancient World and Classics. Her interests lie in social history, cultural history, and the history of medicine and the body—in particular, reproduction and the family in Roman society. In her dissertation, Uncertain Beginnings: Childbirth and Risk in the Roman Empire, she investigates how Greeks and Romans perceived, mitigated, and theorized reproductive risk and uncertainty from the first through third century CE. She graduated from Harvard College in 2008 and received an MPhil from Cambridge in 2009 with a Gates-Cambridge Scholarship. In 2015-2016, her dissertation work was supported by a Harold W. Dodds Honorific Fellowship. She is the recipient of an American Association of University Women Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2016-2017.

Biography

Anna Bonnell-Freidin is a PhD candidate in the Program in the Ancient World and Classics. Her interests lie in social history, cultural history, and the history of medicine and the body—in particular, reproduction and the family in Roman society. In her dissertation, Uncertain Beginnings: Childbirth and Risk in the Roman Empire, she investigates how Greeks and Romans perceived, mitigated, and theorized reproductive risk and uncertainty from the first through third century CE. She graduated from Harvard College in 2008 and received an MPhil from Cambridge in 2009 with a Gates-Cambridge Scholarship. In 2015-2016, her dissertation work was supported by a Harold W. Dodds Honorific Fellowship. She is the recipient of an American Association of University Women Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2016-2017.