Alessandro Giovanni Battaglia
Alessandro Giovanni Battaglia is a second year PhD student in ancient history with a focus on Roman history. He graduated from Luther College in 2017 with summa cum laude degrees in Classics and History. His undergraduate thesis was entitled: "The SEBASTOPHOROS Issue: A Coin Minted to Celebrate Nero's Voyage to Alexandria." His research interests include the study of identities in late antiquity, identities in Punic and Roman Sardinia and Roman numismatics. He has excavated with the Kenchreai archaeological summer school in Kenchries, Greece, and at the Roman Vindolanda Fort near Hadrian's Wall.