Sarah E. Bond

Associate Professor

Drop-in hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., or by appointment; in person or on Zoom

Sarah E. Bond is an associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the History Department at the University of Iowa. She is interested in late Roman history, epigraphy, late antique law, Roman topography and GIS, Digital Humanities, and the socio-legal experience of ancient marginal peoples.

She earned a PhD in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2011) and obtained a BA in Classics and History with a minor in Classical Archaeology from the University of Virginia (2005). Her book, Trade and Taboo: Disreputable Professionals in the Roman Mediterranean, was published with the University of Michigan Press in 2016.

Follow her blog: History From Below.

Additionally, Bond is a regular contributor at Hyperallergic, a columnist at the Los Angeles Review of Books, and a section editor at Public Books. She has written for The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and The Washington Post

Please visit Professor Bond's personal website for her current CV.




Commentary and Popular Writing

Research areas
  • Late Roman History, Epigraphy and Late Antique Law
  • Roman Topography and GIS
  • Digital Humanities
Sarah Bond

115 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States