A Work in Progress.

Hint. The search bar to the right is actually your best way of finding what I’ve said on anything.

Professional Musings

State of the Discipline, Then, Now and Future

“Dear Neville”

Peer-Review and Inclusivity

Seeing Race

Bread and Circuses (post 1, post 2)

Advice to Mentees

Things I learned from Fergus Millar

Cracking the Personal Statement (Job App Letter)

How to be (or not be) on the Job Market

Handling a Heavy Reading Load

Writing Styles, Finding your Voice

On (not) Reviewing Books

Should I put part of my dissertation in a conference volume?

Advice from Others Besides Me

How to say NO to service

Tips on coping with Learning Disabilities

RRC issues

14 – context considered

100-101 – Date and Mint Re-Assessed

123/1 – moneyer’s symbol re-assessed

316/1 – canting pun

356/1 – canting pun

414/1 – historical contextualization of iconography

427/1 – new identification (not mine) of reverse type

480/21 – contextualizing iconography

526 – used for comparative iconography

Other Mints


Nuceria – Oscan Legends

Suessa Aurunca – revised identification of iconography,

Other Numismatic Topics

Sestos Inscription – why do communities make coins?

Function of Legends

Specific Iconographic Questions

Horned Helmets

Sea Nymph seen from back

Elephant Headdress

Fasces – Cicero, de leg. agr. fear mongering about Capua, Royal symbol in Livy,

Modius – Lucilius and related vocabulary,

Other Historical Topics

Agrarian Issues – land distribution in the early third century,