Ryan Boehm

Assistant Professor in Classical Studies

Office: Jones Hall 312 D

RYAN BOEHM

Department of Classical Studies
Jones Hall 210
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118

Office phone: 504-862-3076

rboehm@tulane.edu


EDUCATION

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley: Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology, 2011
B.A. University of California, Berkeley: History and Classical Languages, 2002

American School of Classical Studies, Regular Member, 2008–2009


TEACHING & RESEARCH INTERESTS

Greek History and Archaeology from the Archaic-Hellenistic periods; Hellenistic and Roman Near East; Jews in the Greco-Roman world; Hellenistic Judaism; Archaeology of the Southern Levant; Greek Prose Authors


TEACHING POSITIONS

2012–Present, Assistant Professor, Tulane University, Department of Classical Studies
2011-2012, Visiting Assistant Professor, Brown University, Department of Classics


PUBLICATIONS

  • “A Building Inscription with the name of Commodus from Ashkelon” (with W. Eck) Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 183 (2012).
  • “Catastrophe or Resilience? Destruction and Synoikismos in the Making of the Hellenistic Kingdoms” in Destruction. Archaeological, Philological and Historical Perspectives. International Round Table organised by CEMA. J. Driessen (ed.), 2012.
  • “Agora,” “Agoranomoi,” “Pagasai” and “Achaia Phthiotis” in R. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, et al., edd., The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Ancient History. Oxford: Blackwell 2012
  • “A Petition for the Appointment of an Epitropos: A New Document from the Archive of Aurelius Adelphios (P. Vindob. G 15067)” Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 48 (2011): 61-70.

  • PAPERS PRESENTED

    • “The Metroön of Kolophon: A Reconstruction of the Sanctuary and Archive,” Dartmouth College, University of Colorado, Boulder and University of Western Ontario, January-February 2012 (by invitation)
    • “Urbanization, Cult, and Community: The Religious Dimensions of Synoikismos,” Tulane University, January 2012 (by invitation)
    • “Catastrophe or Resilience? Destruction and Synoikismos in Hellenistic World,” at Destruction. Archaeological, Philological and Historical Perspectives. International Round Table organised by CEMA, Louvain, Belgium, November 2011
    • “The Public Center of Ashkelon,” ASOR Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2011
    • “Sanctuaries and Synoikismos: Building Community and Empire in Hellenistic Thrace,” Wesleyan University, February 2011 (by invitation)
    • “The Bouleuterion at Ashkelon: New Results from the Excavations in the Roman Forum,” AIA/APA Joint Meeting, San Antonio, 2011
    • “Guardianship and Society in Roman Egypt: a New Document from the Archive of Aurelius Adelphios (P.Vindob. G 15067),” University of California, Berkeley, October 2009

    GRANTS

    Fulbright-IIE Full Grant to Greece, 2008-2009
    Aleshire Center for the Study of Greek Epigraphy Dissertation Fellowship 2010-2011


    CURRENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELDWORK

    Ashkelon, Israel (http://digashkelon.com/)

     


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