B.A. Crown College
M.A., Ph.D. University of Washington
Ancient Mediterranean, Classical, Bronze Age history, Archeology, Ancient Cultural, Religious and Military Studies.
Ancient Urban Studies, Classical Religious and Social Change. Ancient Technologies and Social Context. Co-director of Gordon's International Seminar in Greece and the Aegean.
"Decoding Ancient History: A Toolkit for the Historian as Detective," co-author with Carol G. Thomas, (Prentice-Hall, 1994, Natural Sciences Book Club Edition, 1996.).
"An Athenian Alchemy: The Survival of Athens as a Destination of Refuge for Foreigners at the End of the Roman Republic," Proceedings of the Third International Conference on European History (Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2006). Paper also delivered at keynote session of the Conference, Athens, Dec. 2005.