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Joel Allen
Position: Executive Officer, Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center|Queens College
Phone: 212.817. 8440
Room Number: 5114.02
Office Hours: Mondays, 3-5; Tuesdays, 12-2
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Yale University
Research Interests: Roman Empire, Ancient History
Joel Allen is the Executive Officer of the PhD Program in History. He is also an Associate Professor of History at Queens College and holds an appointment in the MA/PhD Program in Classics at the Graduate Center. His research interests are in Roman imperial culture.

Selected Publications

The Roman Republic and the Hellenistic Mediterranean: From Alexander to Caesar (Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming, 2018).

“Gaius Asinius Pollio and the Politics of Cosmopolitanism,” in Kit Morrell, Josiah Osgood, and Kathryn Welch (eds.), The Alternative Age of Augustus (fothcoming from Oxford University Press).
“Herodes Atticus, Memnon of Ethiopia, and the Athenian ephebeia,” in Wouter Vanacker and Arjan Zuiderhoek (eds.), Imperial Identities in the Roman World (London: Routledge, 2017), pp. 162-175.
“The Gold Coinage of the Emperor Trajan marked COS V,” The American Journal of Numismatics 19 (2007), pp. 33-75, plates 6-22.

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