This week's news from the faculty.
Lewis Davis, professor of economics, was recently quoted in a New York Times article discussing Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to tax opioid manufacturers and distributors. Read the story here.
Angela Commito, visiting assistant professor of classics, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America on the results of the archaeological survey methodology used by the Notion Archaeological Project, which was awarded a $220,000 Collaborative Research Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities last fall. Also, a chapter by Commito on the archaeology of Greco-Roman cities in southern Asia Minor in the sixth century CE has just been published in the edited volume Asia Minor in the Long Sixth Century: Current Research and Future Directions, with Oxbow Books.
Tommaso Gazzarri, assistant professor of classics, published an article, “Phronesium, the Lex Oppia and the Composition of the Truculentus” in Rheinisches Museum für Philologie, an international journal for classical studies.
Kassandra Jackson Miller, visiting assistant professor of classics, has had a co-edited volume, Down to the Hour: Short Time in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East, accepted for publication by Brill Academic Publishers. She wrote the introduction with her co-editor from McMaster University, and contributed a chapter, “Hourly Timekeeping and the Problem of Irregular Fevers.”
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