• 2018 Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World
  • 2011 B.A., Hunter College, City University of New York, Classical Archaeology
  • 2006 B.F.B, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Theatrical Set Design


  • Iron Age through Sasanian Iran and Southwest Asia
  • Mobile pastoralist/sedentary relationships
  • The South Caucasus (archaeology, history, and historiography)
  • Landscape archaeology
  • Economic history
  • Numismatics
  • Historiography of archaeology, with a focus on Russsophone traditions




  • Iberia Caucasica. Ein Kleinkönigreich im Spannungsfeld großer Imperien. By Frank Schleicher.  Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas (Forthcoming).
  • Empire of the Black Sea: The Rise and Fall of the Mithridatic World. By Duane W. Roller. The Classical Outlook 96.3 (2021): 137–138.
  • “Prismatic Perspectives on the Pre-Islamic Empires of Persia.” Antiquity 92.364 (2018): 1118–1120.