Mark B. Wilson is an ancient historian completing his doctoral work at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Broadly interested in Mediterranean civilization in the centuries preceding the Roman principate, he is especially intrigued by the last centuries of the Roman Republic. His pre-dissertation work has focused on Sulla’s relationship to the fall of the Republic. He has also studied and taught Greek, medieval, and Byzantine history.
Mark’s undergraduate work was at Livingston College, Rutgers University, whence he graduated with highest honors with degrees in journalism and history. His thesis work at Rutgers involved medieval paleography and resulted in an a transcription and analysis of a previously neglected 15th century annal.
At both Rutgers and CUNY Mark has been extensively involved on campus, having been an integral member of the campus newspaper at both schools as well as the Rutgers Glee Club and other organizations. Mark returned to graduate study in history after a many years flogging computers in the corporate world, and has an extensive skillset in graphics, software development, and web design. He lives in Brooklyn.