Astrid Van Oyen

Assistant Professor
Classics, College of Arts and Sciences

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Contact Information

Goldwin Smith Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Astrid Van Oyen

Assistant Professor
Classics, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Archaeology and history of Roman Italy and Western Mediterranean; materiality; archaeological theory; empire and imperialism; rural economies; craft

Current Research Interest

Archaeology of poverty; rural economies; Roman countryside

Distinction

Stanford Humanities Center Faculty Fellow
Associate Fellow, Homerton College, Cambridge

Selected Publications

Van Oyen, Astrid. The Socio-Economics of Roman Storage: Agriculture, Trade, and Family. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Van Oyen, Astrid. How Things Make History: The Roman Empire and its Terra Sigillata Pottery. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2016.

Cornell Research Website Article

The Emperor’s Closet—Power and Storage