Jeremy Hartnett is Associate Professor of Classics with Wabash College. He holds his degrees from the University of Michigan (M.A. and Ph.D.), was awarded the American Academy in Rome 2003 Rackham Distinguished Dissertation Awards, and was a 2008 NEH Summer Seminar Participant. His areas of specialization are Roman urbanism and social history, Pompeii, Herculaneum and the bay of Naples, architecture and urbanism, Greek and Roman art and archaeology, and Latin language and literature. He has conducted fieldwork at Herculaneum and Pompeii and at a number of other sites in Italy.