SERVICE

 

 

Academic administrative service

 

2013-

Curriculum Committee, Program in Human Biology, Stanford University

 

2012-

Coordinator, Human Biology Core 2B, Program in Human Biology, Stanford University

 

2011-

Executive Committee, Stanford Center for Population Research

 

2009-10

Dean’s Advisory Committee, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University

 

2008-10, 2011-15

Chair, Department of Classics, Stanford University

 

2008-10, 2011-14

Appointments and Promotions Committee, Humanities and Arts Cluster, Stanford University

 

2006-12

Executive Committee, Urban Studies Program, Stanford University

 

2006-7

Appointments and Promotions Committee, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University (substitute member)

 

2004-7

Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Classics, Stanford University

 

2003-7

Ancient History Track Advisor, Department of Classics, Stanford University

 

2003-6

Faculty Advisory Board, Social Science History Institute, Stanford University

 

1997

Acting College Librarian, Darwin College, Cambridge

 

1996-9

Governing Body and Library Committee, Darwin College, Cambridge

 

1986-90/1990-3

Student/faculty representative, Department of Ancient History, University of Vienna

 

 

Affiliated faculty (Stanford University)

 

Center for Population Research

Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis

Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality

Program in Human Biology

Social Science History Program

Urban Studies Program

 

 

Professional service

 

2014-

Co-editor, Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte and Historia Einzelschriften

 

2014-

Editorial board, Cliodynamics: The Journal of Theoretical and Mathematical History

 

2010-

International Advisory Board, Center for the Comparative Study of Antiquity, Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

2010-

Editorial Board, Societies

 

2008-

Co-editor, monograph series Oxford Studies in Early Empires (Oxford University Press, New York)

 

2007-

Advisory Board, Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis

 

2005-9

Co-coordinator, Princeton/Stanford Working Papers in Classics

 

1997-

Associate of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

 

1993-2001

Contributor to the annual bibliographical supplement of research on slavery in Slavery and Abolition

 

1993-9

Member of the research group on ancient slavery of the Academy of Sciences and Literature in Mainz, Germany

 

1990-3

Member of the editorial staff of Tyche

 

Evaluation of book manuscripts or proposals for Ashgate; Brill; Cambridge University Press; MIT Press; Oxford University Press; Princeton University Press; Routledge; Rowman & Littlefield; Sloan Publishing; Storm King Publishing; University of California Press; University of Chicago Press; University of Missouri Press; University of North Carolina Press

 

Evaluation of article manuscripts for American Anthropologist; American Political Science Review; Ancient East and West; Ancient History Bulletin; Ancient Society; Behavioral and Brain Sciences; Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research; Classical Bulletin; Classical Philology; Comparative Studies in Society and History; Current Anthropology; Economic History Review; Enterprise and Society; Evolutionary Psychology; Explorations in Economic History; Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies; Historia; Historical Methods; Journal of Economic History; Journal of Hellenic Studies; Journal of the History of Economic Thought; Journal of Institutional Economics; Journal of Interdisciplinary History; Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology; Journal of Population Research; Journal of Roman Archaeology; Journal of Roman Studies; Journal of Social Archaeology; Mouseion; Palestine Exploration Quarterly; Phoenix; Politics and the Life Sciences; Structure and Dynamics; Transactions of the American Philological Association; Tyche; Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik

 

Institutional evaluations for Boston University; Universität Innsbruck

 

Evaluation of 15 appointment and promotion cases for research universities in the USA and the UK

 

Nominations and evaluation of fellowship and grant applications for the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the Estonian Science Foundation, the European Research Council, the Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, the New York University Abu Dhabi Institute, the Stanford Humanities Center, and the Volkswagen Stiftung

 

Expert witness, Supreme Court of British Columbia

 

Chair, Program Committee, Annual Meeting of the Association of Ancient Historians, Stanford University, 2006

 

External member, Program Committee, Annual Meeting of the Association of Ancient Historians, University of Michigan, 2004

 

 

Professional memberships

 

American Numismatic Society; Association of Ancient Historians; Human Behavior and Evolution Society; International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies; Social Science History Association; Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies; Whedon Studies Association (charter associate); World History Association