AboutHistorian of first-century material culture (especially relating to the Second Temple / New Testament contexts). Research interests also include: representations of the first century in Christian art and drama (including films); antisemitism and orientalism; dress and cultural identity; heritage and historical misconceptions.
EducationPhD, Theology & Religious Studies, King’s College, London
MA, Biblical Studies, King’s College, London
MA, Modern History, Royal Holloway, University of London
BA, History & Media, Stony Brook University
Work Shared in CORE
Creator and Co-Host of Gods & Moviemakers
, a podcast all about how the stories we tell on screen have been shaped by myth, ritual, belief, the Bible, and the historic past.
Advisor and Contributor, Urbs & Polis
, a digital platform encouraging and supporting the study of early Christianity within it’s Greco-Roman context.
Upcoming Talks and Conferences
“To Divide & Disparage: Representing ‘Jews’ and ‘Christians’ in Christian Art & Drama” for the Council for Christians and Jews, Oxford. 15 May 2023. (Watch Online
MembershipsSociety of Biblical Literature
European Association of Biblical Studies
Bible and Religions of the Ancient Near East (BRANE) Collective