Tianqi Zhu - University of Cincinnati

Tianqi Zhu is a fourth year PhD student in Classical Archaeology at the University of Cincinnati. He is broadly interested in the history and archaeology of the Roman Empire, with focuses on epigraphy, urbanization, and civic life of the eastern provinces and cultural contact and cultural change in the Mediterranean world. He has excavated in Italy, America, Turkey, and China, and worked at various museum collections in these three countries. Currently he is planning a dissertation proposal on performance and festivals in third century Asia Minor.