Sarah Bond Awarded Top Collegiate Faculty Honors
Professor Sarah Bond has been named to the honor of Dean's Scholar. Dean’s Scholar awards recognize faculty for excellence as evidenced in their promotion record at the time of their candidacy for tenure.
Dean’s Scholar Sarah Bond earned her doctorate in Ancient History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and joined the Department of Classics faculty in 2014. She is also an associated scholar with the Digital Scholarship & Publishing Studio and holds an appointment in the Department of History. She is interested in late Roman history, Roman topography and GIS, digital humanities, the socio-legal experience of ancient marginal peoples, and the role of classics in popular culture. Her first book, Trade and Taboo: Disreputable Professionals in the Roman Mediterranean, was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2016 and the audiobook version was released in 2017. Professor Bond is a regular blogger and online contributor to Forbes magazine and the art blog Hyperallergic, while also serving as Editor-in-Chief for the Society for Classical Studies’ blog. Her digital humanities research project collaborations include the Women of Ancient History project and Big Ancient Mediterranean.