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