PhD in Art History, University of California, Berkeley

MA in Art History, University of Texas, Austin

BA in Art History and French, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge


Arch Monuments

“Reception of Triumphal Arches,” Oxford Classical Dictionary, forthcoming

“Reception of the Roman Arch Monument,” American Journal of Archaeology, 122.2 (2018): 245-275.

“Honoring the Empress Julia Domna on Arch Monuments in Rome and North Africa,” in Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire, eds. Lisa Brody and Gail Hoffman (Chestnut Hill, MA: McMullen Museum, 2014), 77-92. ark:/13960/t6vx5xb1j

“Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel,” and “Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile,” in A Generous Medium: Photography at Wellesley, eds. Lisa Fischman, Lucy Flint, and Hannah Townsend (Wellesley, MA: The Davis Museum, 2012), 116-118, 130-132.

“Provincial Patrons and Commemorative Rivalries: Rethinking the Roman Arch Monument,” Mouseion 8.3 (2008): 417-450.


Destinations in Mind: Portraying Places on the Roman Empire’s Souvenirs (New York: Oxford University Press, 2021).

“A Roman road trip: tips for travelling the Roman Empire this summer,” OUP Blog, 10 July 2021,

“Reading the Roman Empire’s Itineraries: From Spain to Rome on the Vicarello Cups,” in Continuities and Changes: Global History, Visual Culture, and Itinerancies, eds. Francisco José Diaz Marcilla, Jorge Tomás Garcia, and Yvette Santos (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020), 212-29.

“Spectacular Translucence: The Games in Glass,” Theoretical Roman Archaeology Journal 1 (2018), Article 5, pages 1-20.


“The Bronze Captive in the Rhône River and Roman Art History,” in Roman Sculpture in Context, eds. Anne Hrychuk Kontokosta and Peter De Staebler (Boston: Archaeological Institute of America, December 2020), 55-73.

“The Tyranny of the Dying Gaul: Confronting an Ethnic Stereotype in Ancient Art,” Art Bulletin 99.2 (2017): 6-40.

“Coins before Conquest in Celtic France: An Art Lost to Empire,” in Beyond Boundaries: Connecting Visual Cultures in the Provinces of Ancient Rome, eds. Susan Alcock, Mariana Egri, and James Frakes (Los Angeles:  Getty Publications, 2016), 137-155.

“Northern Gaul, Germany and Britain,” in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Sculpture, eds. Elise Friedland, Melanie Grunow Sobocinski, and Elaine Gazda (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), 471-486. Paperback reprint 2018.

Museums: Empire and Cultural Heritage

“Reckoning with Replication: Architectural Models, Plaster Casts, and Digital Fabrications in Rome’s Recent Exhibitions,” Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome 66 (2021): 184-236.

“The Musée de la Romanité in Nîmes: The Roman Empire, Rhetorical Archaeological Museums, and UNESCO’s World Heritage Program,” American Journal of Archaeology 124.1 (2020): 161-70. |

Smarthistory (The Center for Public Art History)

“Julia Domna’s Portraits,” Smarthistory, July 4, 2023,

“The Dying Gaul, Reconsidered,” Smarthistory, 13 May 2023,

“Hadrian’s Wall,” Smarthistory, 9 November 2022,

“Obelisks and ancient Rome,” Smarthistory, 12 April 2022,

Book Reviews

“The Discourse on Objects in Roman and Late Antique Studies,” Journal of Roman Archaeology 33 (2020): 743-49. Review of Jo Stoner, The Cultural Lives of Objects in Late Antiquity (Leiden: Brill, 2019).

“Incidental Archaeologists,” H-France Review 20 (2020): 1-6. Review of Bonnie Effros, Incidental Archaeologists: French Officers and the Rediscovery of Roman North Africa (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018).

“Senses of the Empire,” American Journal of Archaeology 123.3 (2019). Review of Eleanor Betts, ed., Senses of the Empire: Multisensory Approaches to Roman Culture (Abingdon: Routledge, 2017).

“Enameled ‘Souvenirs’ from Roman Britain,” Journal of Roman Archaeology 29 (2016), 825-829. Review of David Breeze, ed., The First Souvenirs: Enamelled Vessels from Hadrian’s Wall (Kendal:  Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 2012).

“Architecture of Gallia Narbonensis,” Classical Review 64.1 (2014): 277-278.  Review of James Anderson, Architecture of Roman Provence (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013).


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Upcoming Talks and Conferences

“A Curious Canon: Modelling Triumphal Arches for Mussolini’s Mostra Augustea,” Ancient Monuments and Fascist Italy panel, AIA Chicago, January 2024


Archaeological Institute of America

College Art Association

Society of Architectural Historians

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