WORK IN PROGRESS

 

Monographs in progress

The great leveler: violence and the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to the present, under contract with Princeton University Press (c.500 p., to be completed in 2016 for publication in 2017)

Escape from Rome: the death of an empire and the birth of the modern West, under contract with Princeton University Press (c.200 p., to be completed in 2018)

The demography of the Greco-Roman world, ‘Key themes in ancient history’ series, under contract with Cambridge University Press (c.200 p., to be completed in 2019)

 

Edited volumes in progress

The science of Roman history: biology, climate and the future of the past, under contract with Princeton University Press (to be completed in 2016)

[co-edited with Peter Bang and Christopher Bayly ] The Oxford world history of empire, under contract with Oxford University Press (2 vols., completion planned for 2016)

 

Journal articles in progress or planned

‘Rule from the margins: Rome’s Illyrican borderlands emperors, 235-610 CE’ (completion planned for 2016)

‘Monarchical succession and dynastic continuity in world history’ (completion planned for 2017)

‘The emperor’s new blood: violence, succession, and the nature of the Roman monarchy’ (completion planned for 2017)

‘On the amount and distribution of wealth in the Roman empire’

[with Andrew Monson] ‘Metaethnic frontiers in the ancient world, 3000 BCE to 500 CE’