I received my PhD (2011) and MA (2006) in Classics with a specialization in Mediterranean Archaeology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to joining Laurier, I was the Crake Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Classics at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick. I also spent two years studying in Athens, Greece, at the American School of Classical Studies — first as the John Williams White Fellow and then as the Edward Capps Fellow.
My research focuses on the study of the Roman economy, particularly in the eastern half of the Mediterranean Sea. I primarily work with ancient ceramics to document trade patterns and economic connections between different regions and to assess the stimuli behind these networks.
Currently I am involved with two archaeological projects in Greece. The first is the Western Argolid Regional Project (WARP) for which I serve as co-director. The second is the Sikyon Excavation Project for which I am the Roman pottery specialist.
I regularly have opportunities for students through the Work Study program and through Research Assistanships. Please contact me for more information.
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