Research Interests

  • Connectivity and integration in the Roman world.
  • Intersections between ecology and economic history.
  • The meanings and uses of money in the Roman Empire.
  • Social-scientific approaches to history.

I am an economic and social historian with an interest in money, disease and ecology in the ancient Roman world.


  • To 500
  • Western European History
  • Empire and Colonialism
  • Environment and Society
  • Money, Political Economy and Commercial Life

Research Areas

  • Ecological and economic integration in the ancient and late antique Mediterranean; money, its meaning and uses in the Roman Empire; the application of economic and social theory to classical antiquity

Expertise: History

Classics, History
PhD, University of Bristol, Ancient History, 2012
BA, University of Oregon, History, 2005