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Guests

Amanda McLoughlin

Amanda McLoughlin

Amanda is a podcaster, business builder, and devoted plant parent. She runs Multitude, an independent podcast collective and consultancy based in New York City. Multitude produces original shows, publishes free resources for podcasters, and helps clients of all sizes create, market, and grow great s...

Dr. Jake Nabel

Dr. Jake Nabel

Jake Nabel is the Tombros Early Career Professor of Classical Studies and an Assistant Professor of Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Pennsylvania State University. Jake is a historian of pre-Islamic Iran, ancient Rome, and the interaction between the two. His book, The Arsacids of Rome: M...

Dr. Daniel Potts

Dr. Daniel Potts

Daniel T. Potts received his AB (1975) and PhD (1980) in Anthropology from Harvard, specializing in Near Eastern archaeology. He taught previously at the Freie Universität Berlin (1981-86), the University of Copenhagen (1980-81, 1986-1991) and the University of Sydney (1991-2012) where he held the E...

Michael Hoffen

Michael Hoffen

Michael Hoffen is the youngest-ever recipient of the annual Emerson Prize, awarded by the Concord Review for outstanding promise in history. While still in middle school he was introduced to the joys of translating ancient texts and never looked back. During the pandemic, Michael decided to embark o...

Dr. Sabrina Higgins

Dr. Sabrina Higgins

Sabrina C. Higgins is an Assistant Professor cross-appointed between the Departments of Global Humanities and Archaeology at Simon Fraser University. She completed her Ph.D. in Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa, with a focus on the material evidence for the cult of the Virgin Mary in Lat...

Dr. Chelsea Gardner

Dr. Chelsea Gardner

Chelsea Gardner is a Classical Archaeologist and Associate Professor in the Department of History and Classics at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada. Her research is centered around archaeological exploration in southern Greece, and her fieldwork is in the Mani peninsula, just south of ancient...

Dr. Sarah Beckmann

Dr. Sarah Beckmann

Sarah Beckmann is a Roman archaeologist specializing in domestic art and archaeology. She is currently working on her monograph, which re-investigates the villa phenomenon of the late antique period (mid-3rd to 5th c. CE). She treats the diverse material culture packages of villas in the western pro...

Dr. Martin Worthington

Dr. Martin Worthington

Born in York and raised in Italy, Martin studied Ancient History and Egyptology at UCL. He went on to do an MPhil and PhD in Assyriology at Cambridge, supervised by Nicholas Postgate. Most of Martin’s research is on Mesopotamian philology, literature, or the relation between the two. His first book,...

Dr. John Hyland

Dr. John Hyland

John Hyland is a Professor in the Department of History at Christopher Newport University, where he has taught since 2006. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago’s Committee in the Ancient Mediterranean World, and his research examines Achaemenid Persian imperialism and interactions with...

Dr. Alan Lenzi

Dr. Alan Lenzi

Alan Lenzi (Ph.D., Brandeis University, 2006) is Professor of History at University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. He is the author of Secrecy and the Gods: Secret Knowledge in Ancient Mesopotamia and Biblical Israel (2008), An Introduction to Akkadian Literature: Contexts and Content (2019...

Dr. Roselyn A. Campbell

Dr. Roselyn A. Campbell

Roselyn A. Campbell is an archaeologist, bioarchaeologist, and Egyptologist. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology at the University of California, Riverside, and the Assistant Director of the UCLA Luskin Center for History and Policy. Her research focuses primar...

Dr. Daniel W. Leon

Dr. Daniel W. Leon

Daniel W. Leon is an Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His main area of research is Greek and Roman historical narrative, particularly as it reflects intercultural relations and the political uses of the past. Additional interests include Hellenistic ...

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