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Nava Cohen

Home Department: Comparative Literary Studies

Nava Cohen received her BA in Slavic Languages and Literatures and Mathematics and her Master's in Education, both from Northwestern University. Prior to returning to graduate school, Nava spent over twenty years teaching Latin to young students in a variety of settings. Nava's research interests include the pedagogy of reading Latin and Greek, the reception of ancient literature in contemporary adolescent fiction, and the ethics of reading ancient text, specifically how we integrate modern understandings of justice and equity with an implicit respect for text and author.