The assorted scribblings of a baker, reader, writer, and historian. Check out the about page for my current C.V. and the blog for my non-academic writing.
I am an ancient historian, writer, and baker. About me Hailing first from the woods and hills of Vermont, I made my way to Brandeis University and then to the University of Missouri-Columbia where I completed my doctorate in Ancient History. In August 2021, I started a position as a professor of history at Truman…
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Commonplace books are a catchall term come to mean collections of quotes, sayings, ideas, or topoi (literary tropes). I am using this space to document quotes from books I have read, arranged by theme. This page will be updated “I, Satan. I am fond of the smell of red peppers frying in olive oil, rain…