Monograph under review

In the beginning: why ancient history matters and how to make it new (under contract with Princeton University Press; manuscript under review)


Papers under review or in progress

‘Roman economic performance and inequality: why we need the big picture,’ for: E. Murphy and R. Stephan (eds.), From the economic to the social: inequalities in the Roman world, Oxford University Press (chapter under review; first draft posted as a working paper)

‘Slavery’s Rome,’ for: Arethusa (invited publication of inaugural X-lecture at SUNY Buffalo; submitted)

‘The demography of the ancient world,’ for: D. Reher, K. Mandemakers and J. Kok (eds.), Elgar handbook on historical demography, Edward Elgar (in progress)


Projects in progress

New blood: Rome’s emperors in global perspective

translations of key German texts on the formation of Altertumswissenschaft in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries


Monographs at the planning stage

The demography of the Greco-Roman world, ‘Key themes in ancient history’ series, under contract with Cambridge University Press

a comparative study of early state formation in the Americas relative to Afroeurasia

a counterfactual history of human development during the last 800 years