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Last updated: September 2021

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Professional Appointments

2021– Director of Strategic Partnerships, The Alexandria Archive Institute / Open Context

2021– Research Associate, Archaeological Research Facility, University of California at Berkeley

2020– Lecturer in Art History, Pomona College

2019 Lecturer in Classics, Scripps College

2018-2020 Director of Digital Humanities, The Claremont Colleges Services

2017-2019 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Claremont McKenna College

2017-2018 Visiting Assistant Professor, Classics Field Group, Pitzer College

2015-2016 Assistant Professor, Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, Rome, Italy

Education

2011-2018 Ph.D., Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University
Dissertation: The Persistent Past: Refoundations in Sicily in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.E.
Advisors: Nathan Arrington, Nino Luraghi

2007-2011 M.A., Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University

2006-2007 M.A., Department of Classics, The Johns Hopkins University
Thesis: The Nature of the Cults at Poseidonia

2002-2006 B.A., The Johns Hopkins University
Major: Classics; Minor: Mathematics

 

Non-Degree Conferring Institutions

2011-2012 Regular Member, American School of Classical Studies in Athens

2008 Program Participant, Summer Program in Archaeology, American Academy in Rome

2005 Program Participant, Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome

Grants

2020 Summer Seminar for K-12 Educators, National Endowment for the Humanities: Digital Ancient Rome, co-director with M. Panciera ($81,277)

Fellowships and Awards

2019 Claremont Center for Teaching and Learning Course Activity Grant Recipient

2013-2014 Oscar Broneer Traveling Fellow, American Academy in Rome

2011-2012 Department of Art and Archaeology Fellow, Princeton University

2008-2013 Program in the Ancient World Summer Funding Award, Princeton University

2008-2012 Stanley J. Seeger Summer Fellow in Hellenic Studies, Princeton University

2007-2012 Stanley J. Seeger Fellow in Hellenic Studies, Princeton University

2006-2007 Dean’s Support Award, The Johns Hopkins University

2006 Homewood Arts Certificate, The Johns Hopkins University

2006 Hall Fellow in Ancient Art, The Walters Art Museum

2005 Student Scholarship, Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome

2005 Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award, The Johns Hopkins University

2004-2006 Lynn & Gray Poole Humanities Scholar, The Johns Hopkins University

2004-2006 Dean’s List Scholar, The Johns Hopkins University

2002-2006 George Snow Scholar, The George Snow Scholarship Fund

Publications

Books

In Preparation Excavations at Pompeii (I.1, VII.7, and the Porta Stabia). Vol. 2, The Small Finds. Co-author with C. Baker, S. Ellis, and contributors. Expected submission to Oxford University Press: Spring 2022.

In Preparation Excavations of the Contrada Agnese, Morgantina (2013-2018). Co-author with D. A. Walthall, et al. Expected submission: Spring 2022.

In Preparation Memory, Identity, and the Refoundation of Sicilian Cities. Expected submission: Fall 2022.

 

Articles and Chapters

In Preparation “The Devil in the Details: GIS and the Archaeology of Daily Life in Hellenistic Morgantina,” with K. Ennis, et al. Expected submission to Antiquity: Fall 2021.

In Preparation “Mapping our Workflows: Crafting a Reflexive Methodology for Processing Archaeological Materials,” with C. Motz. Expected submission to Internet Archaeology: Fall 2021.

In Preparation “New Excavations at the Punic-Roman City of Tharros, Sardinia,” with S. Ellis, et al. Submitted to FASTI: Spring 2021.

2020 “Apollo Archegetes as a Globalizing Divinity: Numismatic Iconography and the Memory of Sicilian Naxos,” in A. Kouremenos and J. Gordon, eds., Mediterranean Archaeologies of Insularity in the Age of Globalization. Oxford, UK: Oxbow Books, pp. 123-150.

2017 “Facilitating collaboration between archaeologists and conservators at Morgantina (Sicily),” with A. Truetzel, et al., in Engaging Conservation: Collaboration Across Disciplines. London, UK: Archetype Publications, pp. 90-97.

2016Artifact Life Histories: A Catalogue of the Things Archaeologists Leave Behind,” on Eidolon.

2015 “Recenti scavi a Morgantina: il progetto Contrada Agnese (2013-2014),” with J. Benton, et al., in La geoarcheologia come chiave di lettura per uno sviluppo sostenibile del territorio sala congressi del museo archeologico di Aidone (EN), 04 – 05 luglio 2014. SIGEA 2: pp. 19-24.

2015 “Beyond Tablet Computers as a Tool for Data Collection: Three Seasons of Processing and Curating Digital Data in a Paperless World,” with J. Wallrodt, et al., in A. Traviglia, ed., Across Space and Time. Selected Papers from the 41st Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference (Perth, WA, 25-28 March 2013), pp. 97-103.

2008 “Column Krater,” in S. Albersmeier, ed., The Walters Art Museum: The Art of Ancient Greece. London, UK: Philip Wilson Publishers, pp. 86-87.

Archaeological Field Experience

2018– Head of Materials, Tharros Archaeological Research Project (Tharros, Sardinia), University of Cincinnati

2012– Data Management Supervisor, American Excavations at Morgantina: Contrada Agnese Project (Morgantina, Sicily), Princeton University

2012 Trench Recorder, Nezi Field Excavations (Corinth, Greece), The American School of Classical Studies in Athens

2010 Excavator, Missione Archaeologica nell’Abitato antico di Cuma (Cuma, Italy) Università degli Studi di Napoli L’Orientale

2009– Manager of Data and Information Resources, Pompeii Archaeological Research Project: Porta Stabia (Pompeii, Italy), University of Cincinnati

2008 Excavator, Pompeii Archaeological Research Project: Porta Stabia (Pompeii, Italy), University of Cincinnati

Courses Taught

Pomona College

Introduction to Art History (Fall 2020, Fall 2021)

 

Scripps College

Introductory Latin (Fall 2019)

 

Claremont McKenna College

Digital Humanities Studio: Archaeology in a Digital World (Spring 2019)

Disasters in the Ancient Mediterranean (Spring 2018)

The History of the Roman Empire: 44 BCE – CE 337 (Fall 2017, Spring 2018)

 

Pitzer College

Colonization in the Ancient Mediterranean (Spring 2018)

Roman Art and Archaeology (Fall 2017)

Senior Thesis in Art History (Spring 2018)

Pompeii and the Cities of Vesuvius (Fall 2017)

 

Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies

The Ancient City (with G. Fagan, M. Panciera, A. Hu; Fall 2015, Spring 2016)

Intermediate Latin: Cicero’s In Catilinam I and II (Fall 2015, Spring 2016)

Colloquia and Workshops Organized

2021 Pompeii in the Bay, co-organized with J. T. Peña, Archaeological Research Facility, University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA) November 2021

2021 Digging Up Data, co-organized with T. Earley Spadoni, sponsored by Open Context and The ASOR Early Career Scholars Committee (virtual) Fall 2021

2021 Data Conversations: Good Practices, Ethics, and Outreach, co-organized with S. W. Kansa and E. Kansa, sponsored by Open Context and Archaeological Research Facility, University of California at Berkeley (virtual) Fall 2021

2021 New Perspectives on the Ancient Household: Results of the American Excavations at Morgantina: Contrada Agnese Project (2014-2019), co-organized with D. A. Walthall, Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (virtual) January 7, 2021

2017 AAR Affiliated Projects Convegno, co-organized with S. Ellis, N. Terrenato, D. A. Walthall, and R. Opitz, American Academy in Rome (Rome, Italy) July 25, 2017

2017 Small Finds; Writ Large, co-organized with C. Baker, Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (Toronto, Canada) January 6, 2017

2016 AAR Affiliated Projects Convegno, co-organized with S. Ellis, N. Terrenato, D. A. Walthall, and R. Opitz, American Academy in Rome (Rome, Italy) July 27, 2016

Invited Talks

2022 “The Untold Potential of Open Data: Computational, Collaborative, and Pedagogical Outcomes,” The Limitations of/on Open Access in Archaeology, Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA) January 2022

2021 “So, Your Data Are Published. Now What?,” North American Heritage at Risk (virtual) May 28, 2021

2021 “What’s the Coolest Thing You’ve Ever Found? Stories about Small Finds in Urban Contexts,” Archaeological Research Facility, University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA) April 7, 2021

2020 “Small Finds, Big Stories: Learning about the Ancient World Through Material Culture,” Introductory Latin Guest Lecturer, Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, MN) April 21, 2020

2020 “Collective Memory and the Refoundation of Morgantina: Building a Resilient Network,” Connectivity and Colonialism: Tracing Networks, Influences, and Agents, Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (Washington, DC) January 4, 2020

2019 “Lessons from the Storerooms: Studying Artifacts from Three Roman Cities,” Introduction to Art History Guest Lecturer, Pomona College (Claremont, CA) November 12, 2019

2019 “Tales from the Field,” Data Stories, Endangered Data Week, The Claremont Colleges Library (Claremont, CA) February 28, 2019

2019 “All the Small Things: Artifacts in Urban Contexts,” Cotsen Intitute of Archaeology, UCLA (Los Angeles, California) February 13, 2019

2014 “Wandering Sanctuaries: Redefining Sacred Space at Morgantina,” Department of Classics, Transylvania University (Lexington, KY) November 6, 2014

2013 “Apollo Archegetes and the Construction of Sicilian Identity,” Changes in Sicily from the Late Classical Through the Hellenistic Period, Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (Seattle, WA) January 4, 2013

Conference Papers and Posters

2021 “Coding on the Shoulders of Giants: Research Methodologies and Digital Data Architecture at the Contrada Agnese Project,” Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (virtual) January 2021

2020 “The Digital Revolution in Archaeological Practice,” Companion or Competing Disciplines: Histories of Art History and Archaeology, College Art Association Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL) February 12, 2020

2020 “Kitchen Culture and Metal Utensils: Preliminary Conclusions from the Contrada Agnese Project at Morgantina,” (with A. Moskowitz and C. Schenck) New Advances in the Archaeological Research of South Italy and Sicily, Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (Washington, DC) January 4, 2020

2020 “New Excavations at the Punic-Roman city of Tharros, Sardinia,” (with S. Ellis, et al.),Excavating the Roman City, Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (Washington, DC) January 4, 2020

2019 “Sacred Landscape, Collective Memory, and the Refoundation of Morgantina,” Sanctuaries and Sacred Landscapes in Greece and Sicily, Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (San Diego, CA) January 4, 2019

2017 “Finds in Contexts: Beyond Time and Space,” (with C. Baker and C. Motz) Small Finds; Writ Large, Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (Toronto, Canada) January 6, 2017

2016 “Contextualizing Small Finds at Pompeii: A New Take on Old Things,” (with C. Baker and C. Motz) General Session 2, Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (Rome, Italy) March 19, 2016

2016 “Communication in Archaeological Fieldwork: Responses to a Digital Workflow,” (with G. Tucker) Theorising the Digital, Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (Oslo, Norway) April 1, 2016

2014 “The Morgantina Legacy Data Integration Project,” (with D. A. Walthall, et al.) Poster Presentation Session, Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (Chicago, IL) January 3, 2014

2013 “Refoundations in Classical Sicily: The Case of Morgantina,” École française de Rome: Riflessi della Grecia nell’Italia preromana, Associazione internazionale di archeologia classica (Rome, Italy) December 16, 2013

2013 “Refoundations in the Greek West: The Legacy of Himera,” (Re)constructing the Past: Abandonment and Renewal in the Ancient Mediterranean, Department of Classical Studies, Graduate Student Conference, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) February 23, 2013

2010 “Imitating Imperial Portraits in the Early Roman Empire,” Princeton University Art Museum (Princeton, NJ) April 23, 2010

2010 “From Naxos to Tauromenium: Apollo’s Trip up Memory Lane,” Oxford-Princeton Exchange Symposium, Princeton Program in the Ancient World (Princeton, NJ) January 13, 2010

2009 “This Isn’t Sparta: The Development of Spartan Identity in Taras,” Oxford-Princeton Exchange Symposium, Princeton Program in the Ancient World (Oxford, UK) January 14, 2009

2009 “Satyric Divination,” Greek Iconography, Archeological Institute of America Annual Meeting (Philadelphia, PA) January 10, 2009

Museum and Curatorial Experience

2013 Museum Assistant, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth

2011-2012 Collaborative Curator, Exhibiting Byzantium, Gennadius Library, American School of Classical Studies in Athens

2010 Ancient Art Intern, The Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton University

2006-2007 Assistant Curator for Ancient Arts, Archaeological Collection, The Johns Hopkins University

2006-2007 Education Intern, The Walters Art Museum

2006 Hall Fellow in Ancient Art, The Walters Art Museum

Service and Leadership Experience

2021– Member of the Data Working Group, Society for Classical Studies

2021– Member of the Digital Technology Committee, Archaeological Institute of America

2018– Member of the Editorial Board for Digital Project Reviews, Society for Classical Studies

2014-2018 External Reviewer for Chronika, Graduate Student Journal of the Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology

2014 Trustee Tour Leader, American Academy in Rome

2010-2011 Senior Thesis Mentor, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University

2009-2010 Graduate Student Department Representative, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University

2008-2010 Graduate Student Coordinator, Program in the Ancient World, Princeton University

2008-2009 Departmental Representative, Graduate Student Government, Princeton University

2007-2013 Alumni Interviewer, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, The Johns Hopkins University

2006-2012 Application Reader, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, The Johns Hopkins University

2006-2007 Admissions Intern, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, The Johns Hopkins University

2004-2006 Admissions Representative, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, The Johns Hopkins University

Other Professional Experience

2019– Skype a Scientist Volunteer

2019 Participant, Pro Publica: A Public Classics Workshop, Society for Classical Studies, Chicago, IL

2016-2017 Elementary and Middle School Latin Teacher, Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati, OH

2013 ALS Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research, Event Organizer, Princeton University

2013-2016 Guest Instructor, Delbarton School, Morristown, NJ

2012-2016 Virtual Guest Instructor, Deerfield Community School, Deerfield, NH

2011– Schwinn Certified Cycle Instructor, Self-Employed

2007-2015 Private Latin and Greek Tutor, Self-Employed

2007-2011 Standardized Test Tutor, The Princeton Review

Languages

Reading: English (native), Italian (advanced), Ancient Greek (advanced), Latin (advanced), German (proficient), Spanish (proficient)

Speaking: English (native), Italian (advanced), Modern Greek (basic), Spanish (proficient)

Professional Memberships

Archaeological Institute of America

Berkshire Conference of Women Historians

College Art Association

Computer Applications and Quantitative Analysis in Archaeology

International Council of Museums

Society for Classical Studies

Technical Skills

Adobe Creative Suite | Asana | AtlasTI | Audacity | Automator | AWS| Box | Constant Contact | Esri ArcGIS | FileMaker Pro | Gephi | GitHub | Google Apps Suite | IFTTT | Knight Lab Tools | Loom | Microsoft Office Suite | Omeka | Perusall | Poll Everywhere | Python (basic) | QGIS | R (basic) | Sakai | Scalar | Slack | Swift (basic) | Tableau | TMS | Trello | Tropy | TweetDeck | Voyant Tools | WeVideo | WordPress | Zoom | Zotero