Learning about the Past to Insure a Better Future

I am passionate about archaeology, ancient history, critical theory, and the wonderful people in my life. Follow the links below to learn more about what I do.


Follow this link to learn more about ancient baths, religion, ritual; the Dhiban Excavation and Development Project; and my explorations of the interactions between heritage sites, local communities, and the global economy.


From Greece, Rome, the ancient Near East to the Israel-Palestine conflict -- learn more about the courses that I've taught and the teaching philosophy that guides me.


At Knox College, in Galesburg, and in other communities.


Random thoughts. Might be about the past, the present, or cute animals.