SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

For a fuller list of publications, see C.V.

BOOKS

The Art of Building in the Classical World: Vision, Craftsmanship, and Linear Perspective in Greek and Roman Architecture (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011)

Electronic edition 2011

Paperback edition 2013

Reviewed in CAA Reviews, American Journal of Archaeology, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Journal of Roman Archaeology, Arctos, Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews, and Choice ("Highly Recommended").

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES IN JOURNALS AND EDITED VOLUMES (IN PRINT)

"The Architectural Origins of the Parthenon Frieze," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 80 no. 1 (2021): 12-29. 

"Scale, Architects, and Architectural Theory in the Hellenistic Period," in Margaret M. Miles, ed., A Companion to Greek Architecture (Oxford: Blackwell, 2016), 60-74.

"Temples and Engineering in the Greek East," in Margaret M. Miles, ed., A Companion to Greek Architecture (Oxford: Blackwell, 2016), 223-237.

"Greek Public and Religious Architecture," in Georgia L. Irby, ed., Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome (Oxford: Blackwell), 635-655.

"Plans, Surveying, and Measurement Systems: The Technology of Pre-Building in Roman Architecture," in Roger B. Ulrich and Caroline K. Quenemoen, eds., A Companion to Roman Architecture (Oxford: Blackwell, 2014), 140-156.

"Adrift toward Empire: The Lost Porticus Octavia in Rome and the Origins of the Imperial Fora," Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 70 no. 4 (2011): 421-442.

"The Book as Performance: Written Works, Theater, and Repositories in Classical Antiquity," International Journal of the Book 7 no. 3 (2010): 83-91. (With Megan Senseney)

"Vision and the Ordered Invisible: Geometry, Space, and Architecture in Hellenistic Sanctuaries of Asia Minor and Kos," in Charles Gates, Jacques Morin, and Thomas Zimmerman, eds., Sacred Landscapes in Anatolia and Neighboring Regions [BAR International Series] (Oxford: Archeopress, 2009), 35-46.

"Idea and Visuality in Hellenistic Architecture: A Geometric Analysis of Temple A of the Asklepieion at Kos," Hesperia 76.3 (2007): 554-595.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

"Ancient Theory and Architects," in Monika Truemper, ed., A Handbook to Roman Architecture (Berlin: De Gruyter), 10,000 words. (Submitted)

"Architects," in The Oxford Classical Dictionary (invited, due June 1, 2021)

"The Hadrianic Portico of the Trajanic Pantheon: Construction and Adaptation," conference presentation and article in progress.

REVIEWS

G.R.H. Wright, Ancient Building Technology, Vol. 3: Construction (Brill, 2009), and Carmelo Malacrino, Constructing the Ancient World: Architectural Techniques of the Greeks and Romans (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum), Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 70 no. 4 (2011): 551-553.

John W. Stamper, The Architecture of Roman Temples. The Republic to the Middle Empire (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005), American Journal of Archaeology 111.2 (2007): 15-15.

Werner Heinz, Reisewege der Antike: Unterwegs im Römischen Reich (Darmstadt: Wiss. Buch-Ges, 2003), International Journal of the Classical Tradition 12, no. 2 (Fall 2005): 300-303.

INVITED LECTURES AND KEYNOTES

Marion Dean Ross Annual Lecture, Department of Art History, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, 3 March 2017

Keynote lecture, Sixth Annual Heartland Graduate Workshop in Ancient Studies, 30 September 2016

Invited lecture, Ides Lecture and Performance Series, Illinois Wesleyan University, 13 November 2013

Artistic Practice in the Ancient World: Sketches, Models, and Pattern Books, Getty Villa, Malibu, California, 4 May 2012

Invited lecture, Department of Art History and Archaeology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 31 October 2012

Invited paper, Art History and Mediterranean Archaeology Noon Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, 9 March 2005

PAPERS DELIVERED AT SCHOLARLY CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA

"Monumentality and Religion in Ancient Rome," Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, St. Paul, Minnesota, 20 April 2018.

"The Templum Pacis and the Poetics of the Flavian Baroque," Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Glasgow, Scotland, 9 June 2017.

"The Templum Pacis and Religion in Vespasianic Rome," in Pliny's History of Art: Toward a Contextual Perspective (colloquium chaired by Gianfranco Adornato and Kenneth Lapatin), Annual Conference of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Francisco, California, 9 January 2016

"Hellenization and Invention in Roman Architecture," Annual Conference of the Archaeological Institute of America, New Orleans, Louisiana, 10 January 2015.

"Bodies and Embodiments from Antiquity to Alberti," Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Buffalo, New York, 13 April 2013.

"The Use and Transmission of Architectural Drawings in the Classical World," Artistic Practice in the Ancient World: Sketches, Models, and Pattern Books (colloquium), Getty Villa, Malibu, California, 4 May 2012

"The Theater of Dionysos in Athens and the Shaping of Platonic Spirituality," Seventh Savannah Symposium: The Spirituality of Place. Savannah College of Architectural Design, Savannah, Georgia, 17-19 February 2011.

"The Blueprints for the Columns of the Didymaion and the Application of Number in Hellenistic Architecture," Annual Conference of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Antonio, Texas, 6 January 2011.

"Monumentality, Scale, and the Design Process in Ancient Greek Architecture: The Origins of Architectural Drawing in the Classical Period," New Research in Ancient Greek Architecture (colloquium chaired by Robin Rhodes), Midwest Art History Society Annual Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, 10 April 2010.

"The Idea of the City: Typology and Schema in Ancient Mediterranean Urban Form," Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Pasadena, California, 15 April 2009.

"Architecture, Identity, and the Imperator: Porticus Complexes of Middle Republican Rome and Their Hellenistic Antecedents, Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Cincinnati, Ohio, 26 April 2008.

"Vision and the Ordered Invisible: Geometry, Space, and Architecture in Hellenistic Sanctuaries of Asia Minor," International Symposium on Sacred Landscapes in Anatolia and its Neighboring Regions, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 19 October 2007. 

SESSIONS CHAIRED AT SCHOLARLY CONFERENCES

"The Architecture of Spectacle: Antiquity through Early Modernity," Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, New Orleans, Louisiana, 22 April 2011

"Architectural Drawing from Antiquity through Early Modernity," Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, Chicago, Illinois, 24 April 2010

"The Role of the Orders in Rome's Public Monuments," Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, Toronto, Canada, 19 April 2001

SCHOLARLY AND PUBLIC CONTRIBUTIONS

"Architects" in The Oxford Classical Dictionary (invited)

Textbook for California Public Schools (honors thesis): Ancient Roman Civilization (Santa Barbara: UCSB Art Museum, 1994)

Public lectures for local chapters of the Archaeological Institute of America in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2017, 2019

Public lecture for the Illinois Classical Conference 2017

Lecture for the Alph Chi Rho Architectural Fraternity House, Champaign, Illinois, 2009