Mariana is a graduate student in Classical Philology at the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina). She is the recipient of a Doctoral Scholarship from CONICET (National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Argentina) for the period 2015-2020. During her undergrad years, she researched Cleon’s figure and its literary representation in Aristophanes’ comedies. For the last three years Mariana has been focusing on the first testimonies of demagogia’s lexical field and how demagogoi are represented in 5th Century Athenian texts from a linguistic and rhetorical point of view. At present, she is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar researching the testimonies of demagogia’s lexical field in the first half of 4th Century Athens.