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Joel Allen
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center|Queens College
Phone: 718-997-5383
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Yale University
Research Interests: Roman Empire, Ancient History
Joel Allen is Associate Professor at Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center, as well as Chair of the History Department at Queens College. His current research projects relate to the topos of fear in Cicero's letters and to representations of Memnon the Ethiopian in classical sources.

Selected Publications

Hostages and Hostage-taking in the Roman Empire (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006).

“The gold coinage of Trajan marked COS V,” American Journal of Numismatics 19 (2007).