Ancient History

Rebecca Katz

PhD Candidate in Ancient History

Research interests: Roman Republican and early Imperial history; Hellenistic historiography, especially Polybius; numismatics; questions of identity, including gender; memory and monumentality; violence in the ancient world -Specials topics: Flavians, Polybius, spoils of war

Katherine van Schaik

Katherine van Schaik

PhD Candidate in Ancient History

Research Interests: ancient medicine, paleopathology, changing definition of disease over time, the development and evolution of medical education, shifts in the burden of disease over time, and medical decision-making