Jordan Johansen is a PAMW Ph.D. candidate from DeSoto, TX. She earned her B.A. summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with majors in History with distinction, Anthropology with distinction, and Music, and a minor in Human Rights from Southern Methodist University in 2011. In 2011-2012, she was a Fulbright student in Nicosia, Cyprus, serving as an English Teaching Assistant and a member of the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute. She studied classical languages for a year at the University of Dallas before entering the M.A. program in Ancient Greek & Latin at the University of Vermont in 2013.
Cohort Year: 2015
Research Interests: Cross-cultural interactions in the ancient Eastern Mediterranean; multiculturalism; the Ptolemaic empire; the Achaemenid empire; Cyprus; ancient music and musicians; material culture; anthropological theory/ancient ethnography; Greek, Akkadian, Egyptian
Education: Bachelor of Arts (History, Anthropology, and Music), Southern Methodist University, 2011; Master of Arts candidate (Ancient Greek & Latin), University of Vermont, 2013