Bryan is a Ph.D. student in the Ancient History Program at Brown University. He received his B.A. in History and Classics from the University of Utah in 2006, graduating with honors. Upon graduation he was selected as the Alumni Association’s Outstanding Senior in the College of Humanities. Bryan attended the ASCSA Summer Session in Athens, Greece in 2007. In 2008, he received his M.A. in History at the University of Washington, earning highest honors in the fields of Roman Imperial and Hellenistic history. His research focuses on the cultural and social history of the Roman Empire and is very interdisciplinary, working closely with the departments of Archaeology and Religious Studies.
Kathryn is a Ph.D. student in the Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies Program at Brown University. She received her BA in Classics and Egyptology from Oxford University in 2009.
Jessica is a Ph.D. student in the Archaeology and the Ancient World Program at Brown University’s Joukowsky Institute. She received her B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007 with a double major in Classics and Archaeology and a minor in Anthropology. Her senior honors thesis, titled “Settlement Patterns in Veii and Arezzo between 400 BC and AD 14”, focused on combining archaeological and literary evidence to better understand the cultural interaction between Rome and Etruria as Rome began its expansion.
Timothy is a Ph.D. student in the Archaeology and the Ancient World Program at Brown University’s Joukowsky Institute. He graduated from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 2003 with a B.A. (with Honors) in Archaeology. He then studied for an M.Sc. in Forensic Archaeological Science at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London (2004). Since 2005, he has concentrated on a number of projects based in Egypt and Turkey as a surveyor, cartographer and GIS technician.
Julia is a Ph.D. student in the Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies Program at Brown University. Her undergraduate thesis was entitled “The Political Implications of Hatshepsut’s Building Program in the greater Theban region,” which largely looked at the implications of Pharaonic building programs within religious landscapes. Other significant research interests include the archaeology of text, Egyptian festivals, household religion, ancestor worship and domestic architecture (or “household archaeology”) in Egypt and its neighbors.
Zackary is a Ph.D. student in the Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies Program at Brown University. He received his B.A. in Near Eastern Language and Culture with a concentration in Assyriology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. His research interests include Mesopotamian royal inscriptions, religion, warfare, and scholarly and scribal culture, as well as Semitic philology and cultural interaction throughout the Ancient Near East