• Ph.D., UCLA, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
  • Summer Intensive Intermediate-Advanced Syriac, Beth Mardutho
  • M.A., Tufts University, Classics and Digital Humanities
  • Summer Language Program in Classical Arabic, Harvard Divinity School
  • B.A., Arizona State University, Classics
  • B.A., Arizona State University, French


  • Batman International: Essays on the Global History of the Dark Knight, contributing co-editor (in preparation)
  • “Alexander Romance” in Encyclopedia of the Qurʾān Online (Brill) (2022)
  • “Qiṣṣat Dhī al-Qarnayn” in The Database of Religious History (University of British Columbia) (2022)
  • “Julian Romance” in The Database of Religious History (University of British Columbia) (2022)
  • “From the End to the Beginning: Socrates as Iconoclast in Ibn Abī Uṣaybiʿa and the Contestation of his Biography in Greek and Arabic Sources.” Viator 50.3 (2019)
  • Greek Dependency Treebank Commentary of the Life of Aesop with J. Matthew Harrington, Ph.D. (The Perseids Project) (2019)

Conference Presentations

  • “Translation and Cognition: Alexander the Great from Scribal Hand to Internet Meme,” Medieval Academy of America (2024)
  • “Emperor Julian as Guardian of Ancient Philosophical Thought in the Fihrist of Ibn al-Nadīm,” Texas Medieval Association Conference (2021)
  • That Which Does Not Speak, That Which Does Not Hear: Socrates as Iconoclast in Ibn Abī Uṣaybiʿa,” International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University (2019)
  • “Reading the Life of Aesop as Slave Narrative: Object Bodies, Literacy, and Resistance in the Ancient Novel,” Brandeis University Classics Graduate Conference (2018)
  • “The Enfreakment of Thersites: The Deformed Body as Spectacle in Homer’s Iliad,” University of Virginia Classics Graduate Colloquium (2018)
  • “The Road to Babylon: Interpreting the Ethnology of India in the Greek Texts of the Alexander Romance,” North-West Undergraduate Conference on the Ancient World (2016)
  • “Priest, Paradise, and Prophecy: A European Perspective on an Episode of the Alexander Romance,” Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference (2016)


  • Classical Arabic
  • Indonesian
  • Ancient Greek
  • Latin
  • Syriac
  • French
  • German