Megan Nutzman

Research Interests: 

Magic, religious art and architecture, ancient Christianity and Judaism, women in ancient religion.

Biography: 

Recent Papers: "Magical Charms and Miraculous Cures among Greek Fever Amulets," Bridges Between Life and Death: Dionysus, Mysteries and Magic in the Ancient Greek and Roman World Symposium, Chicago, 2009; "Faith or Family? Jewish Epitaphs from Rome," APA Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2008; "Mary in the Temple: A New Look at Jewish Women in the Protevangelium of James," SBL Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2007.

Graduation Year: 

Dissertation Title: 

A hotbed of healing: ritual cures in Roman and late antique Syria-Palestine

Current Position: 

Tenure-track position at the History Department of Old Dominion University (Virginia)

Current Institution: 

Old Dominion University