Brigham Young University, Department of Ancient Scripture, Assistant Professor (Ancient Christianity) July 2010 – present

Tulane University, Department of Classical Studies, Visiting Assistant Professor (Ancient Christianity) July 2009 – June 2010


Ph.D. University of Toronto, 2009 (Religious Studies, Ancient Christianity)

Dissertation: Lettered Christians: Christians, Letters, and Late Antique Oxyrhynchus

Supervisor: John Kloppenborg

External Examiner: Eldon Epp

M.St. Christ Church, University of Oxford, 2004 (Jewish Studies)

Thesis: Galilean Social Bandits?  An Examination of Galilean Brigandage from Herod the Great to the Outbreak of the First Jewish Revolt Against Rome (First Class Honors)

Supervisor: Fergus Millar

M.A. University of Calgary, 2003 (Religious Studies, Specialization in Western Religions)

Thesis: The Early Roman Emperors and the Christians: An Examination of the Early Emperors’ Ascribed Position as “Persecutors” of the Christians

Supervisor: Wayne McCready

B.A. (Hons.) University of Calgary, 2001 (Classical & Early Christian Studies)

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Spring Semester 2000

 Professional Societies

American Society of Papyrologists (2005 – present)

Association Internationale de Papyrologues (2005 – present)

Canadian Society for Coptic Studies (2012 – present)

Canadian Society of Biblical Studies (2002 – present)

Canadian Society of Patristic Studies (2006 – present)

Society of Biblical Literature (2002 – present)

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