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University of the Pacific
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late antiquity, Christianity, monasticism, asceticism, women, gender, sexuality, Coptic, Egypt, digital humanities, children
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Recent Publications

Melania: Early Christianity as Viewed through the Life of One Family, co-edited with Catherine M. Chin (Oakland: University of California Press, 2016)

“The Perfect Monk: Ideals of Masculinity in the Monastery of Shenoute,” in Copts in Context, edited by Nelly van Doorn (University of South Carolina Press, 2017)

“Applying the Canonical Text Services Model to the Coptic SCRIPTORIUM,” co-authored with Bridget Almas, Data Science Journal, 15,

“Exemplary Women: Emotions, Persuasion, and Self-fashioning in the Lives of Christian Holy Women” in Melania, edited by Schroeder and Catherine M. Chin (University of California Press)

“Raiders of the Lost Corpus” co-authored with Amir Zeldes, Digital Humanities Quarterly 10.2 (2016)

“The Digital Humanities as Cultural Capital: Implications for Biblical and Religious Studies,” Journal of Religion, Media, and Digital Culture 5:1 (2016)

“Women in Anchoritic and Semi-anchoritic Monasticism in Egypt: Rethinking the Landscape,” Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture 83 (2014): 1-17

“Child Sacrifice in Egyptian Monastic Culture: from Familial Renunciation to Jephthah’s Lost Daughter,” Journal of Early Christian Studies 20 (2012): 269- 302

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Country Focus
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Mediterranean, Middle East
Expertise by Chronology
Ancient, Medieval
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Family, Gender, Religion, Technology, Women