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Cristina Carusi got her MA in Classics in 1999 from the University of Pisa. She is an alumna of the undergraduate program in Classics and the graduate program in Ancient History of the Scuola Normale Superiore, where she got her PhD in 2006. She held fellowships and research appointments at the Italian Archaeological School in Athens, the University of Parma, and the Center for Hellenic Studies (Washington, DC). She was Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin (2013-2019), member of the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (2018-2019), and from 2019 she is Associate Professor of Greek History at the University of Parma.
She contributed to several national and international conferences and workshops and is the author of several articles in miscellaneous volumes and specialized journals. Among her publications, the monographs “Isole e Peree in Asia Minore. Contributi allo studio dei rapporti tra poleis insulari e territori continentali dipendenti” (Pisa 2003), “Il sale nel mondo greco (VI a.C. – III d.C.). Luoghi di produzione, circolazione commerciale, regimi di sfruttamento nel contesto del Mediterraneo antico” (Bari 2008), and the volume “Nuove ricerche sulla legge granaria ateniese del 374/3 a.C.” (Pisa 2010), edited with A. Magnetto and D. Erdas. She is currently working on a new monograph on the impact that large-scale public building projects had on the economy and society of Classical Athens and the complex relationship between public works and the Athenian democracy, whose title is “Public Building and the Athenian Democracy”.

                                                   

 Cristina Carusi

 

Dipartimento di Discipline Umanistiche, Sociali e delle Imprese Culturali (DUSIC), Università di Parma

Via Massimo D’Azeglio 85, 43125 Parma

cristina.carusi@unipr.it

 

 

Research Interests

Greek History; Law, Economy, and Institutions of Greek city-states; Greek Epigraphy; Greek Historiography; Documentary Papyrology

 

Academic Appointments

 

Apr. 2019 - present              Associate professor, DUSIC, University of Parma

Aug. 2013 - Apr. 2019         Assistant professor, Department of Classics, UT Austin

Nov. 2012 - July 2013          Research assistant, Laboratorio di Scienze dell'Antichità (LSA),                                          Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

Aug. 2011 - June 2012         CHS Fellow in Hellenic Studies, Center for Hellenic Studies,                                              Washington DC

Aug. 2006 - July 2010          Research Fellow in Greek History, Department of History,                                                  University of Parma

May 2005 - Feb. 2006          Research Fellow in Greek Epigraphy, Italian Archaeological                                               School, Athens

 

Education

 

2006: PhD (70/70, summa cum laude), Classics (Scuola Normale Superiore)

Dissertation: Il sale nel mondo greco (VI a.C. - II d.C.). Luoghi di produzione, circolazione commerciale, regimi di sfruttamento nel contesto del Mediterraneo antico

(Supervisors: Ugo Fantasia, Carmine Ampolo, Léopold Migeotte, Nuria Morère)

 

2000: Diploma di Licenza (70/70, summa cum laude), Classics (Scuola Normale Superiore)

Dissertation: Cittadinanza e fratria nell'Atene del IV secolo

(Supervisor: Ugo Fantasia)

 

1999: Laurea in Lettere (MA) (110/110, summa cum laude), Classics (Università di Pisa)

Dissertation: Le peree di Lesbo, Chio e Samo.Contributo allo studio dei rapporti tra poleis insulari e territori continentali dipendenti

(Supervisors: Ugo Fantasia, Carmine Ampolo, Biagio Virgilio)

 

 

 

 

 

Publications (* indicates peer-reviewed publications)

 

Books

1. Il sale nel mondo greco (VI a.C.- III d.C.). Luoghi di produzione, circolazione commerciale, regimi di sfruttamento nel contesto del Mediterraneo antico. Edipuglia, Bari 2008.*

            Reviews: Hocquet, Revue Historique 652 (2009): 915-918; Jolivet, Bryn Mawr                                                                             Classical Review, 2010.08.68; Lytle, Classical Review 63 (2013): 485-487.

2. Isole e Peree in Asia Minore. Contributi allo studio dei rapporti tra poleis insulari e territori continentali dipendenti. Pubblicazioni della Classe di Lettere e Filosofia della Scuola Normale, Pisa 2003.

            Reviews: Gauthier, Bulletin épigraphique (2004), 632-634; Abete, Incidenza dell'antico 2 (2004): 240-                   243; Schuler, Gnomon 77 (2005): 643-645.

 

Co-edited volumes

1. Nuove ricerche sulla legge granaria ateniese del 374/3 a.C. (with Anna Magnetto and Donatella Erdas). ETS, Pisa 2010.

            Reviews: Feyel, Bulletin épigraphique (2011): 328-336; Valente, Historiká 1 (2011): 157-161; Notario                                  Pacheco, Gerion 29 (2011): 83-87; D’Hautcourt, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2012.01.34;                                        Figueira, Incidenza dell'antico 10 (2012): 241-252; Engels, Klio 94 (2012): 217-218.

 

Articles

1. “The Evolving Format of Building Accounts in Classical Athens”. Accounts and Bookkeeping in the Ancient World, ed. by A. Jördens and U. Yiftach, Harrassowitz-Verlag, Wiesbaden 2020: 74-91.

2. “The Quarries of Attica Revisited”. From Document to History. Epigraphic Insights into the Greco-Roman World, ed. by C. Noreña and N. Papazarkadas, Brill, Leiden 2019: 56-69.*

3. "Salt and Fish Processing in the Ancient Mediterranean: A Brief Survey", JMariArch 13 (2018): 481-490 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s11457-018-9196-0).*

4. “Vita humanior sine sale non quit degere: Demand for Salt and Salt Trade Patterns in the Ancient Greek World”. The Ancient Greek Economy. Markets, Households and City-States, ed. by E.M. Harris, D.M. Lewis, M. Woolmer, Cambridge University Press 2016: 337-355.*

5. “The lease of the Piraeus theatre and the lease terminology in classical Athens”. ZPE 188 (2014): 111-135.*

6. “La Grecia nord-occidentale e il problema storico del rapporto fra isole e peree”. Ethne, identità e tradizioni: La terza Grecia e l’Occidente, I, ed. by L. Breglia, A. Moleti, M.L. Napolitano, ETS, Pisa 2011: 89-112.

7. “Hypotheses, considerations – and unknown factors – regarding the demand for salt in Ancient Greece”. Archaeology and Anthropology of Salt: A Diachronic Approach. Proceedings of the International Colloquium, (1-5 October 2008, Iasi, Romania), ed. By M. Alexianu, O. Weller, R.-G. Curca, BAR International Series 2198, Oxford 2011: 149-154.

8. “La legge di Agirrio e le syngraphai ateniesi di IV secolo”. Nuove ricerche sulla legge granaria ateniese del 374/3 a.C., ed. by A. Magnetto, D. Erdas, C. Carusi, ETS, Pisa 2010: 213-233.

9. “Nota a P.Worp 57”. ZPE 168 (2009): 219-220.*

10. “Intorno alla produzione di sale a Populonia e nell’ager cosanus: due casi di studio a confronto”. Materiali per Populonia 7, ed. by. V. Acconcia, C. Rizzitelli, ETS, Pisa 2008: 303-312.

11. “Le sel chez les auteurs grecs et latins”. Sel, eau et forêt. D’hier à aujourd’hui, ed. by O. Weller, A. Dufraisse, P. Pétrequin, Presses Universitaire de Franche-Comté, Besançon 2008: 353-364.*

12. “Régimes d’exploitation et fiscalité du sel dans le monde grec et romain”. Las salinas y la sal de interior en la historia: economia, medioambiente y sociedad, ed. by N. Morère , Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid 2007: 325-342.

13. “Le commerce du sel dans l’Antiquité grecque”. L’exploitation du sel à travers le temps, ed. by D. Monah, G. Dumitroaia, O. Weller, J. Chapman, BMA XVIII, Piatra Neamt 2007: 221-233.

14. “Recherches sur le sel dans la Méditerranée orientale pendant l’Âge du Bronze Récent”. 1a Trobada internacional d’arquelogia envers l’explotació de la sal a la prehistòria (Cardona 2003), ed. by A. Figuls, O. Weller, IREC, Cardona 2007: 257-279.

15. “Essai d’histoire du sel dans le monde grec”. Le sel de la Baie. Histoire, archéologie, ethnologie des sels atlantiques, ed. by J.-Cl. Hocquet, J.-L. Sarrazin, Presses Universitaires de Rennes 2006: 55-63.

16. “Alcune considerazioni sulle syngraphai ateniesi del V e del IV secolo”. ASAA 84 (2006): 11-36 [2008].*

17. “Nuova edizione della homologia fra Trezene e Arsinoe (IG IV 752, IG IV² 76+77)”. Studi Ellenistici XVI, ed. by B. Virgilio, Giardini editori, Pisa 2005: 79-139.*

18. “Revisioni e controlli delle liste dei cittadini: la diapsephisis ateniese del 346/5 a.C.” (with Ugo Fantasia). Poleis e Politeiai. Esperienze politiche, tradizioni letterarie, progetti costituzionali. Atti del Convegno internazionale di storia greca (Torino, 29-31 maggio 2002), ed. by S. Cataldi, Edizioni dell'Orso, Alessandria 2004: 187-216.

 

Submitted and forthcoming articles

1. “Book Review: Hegemonic Finances: Funding Athenian Domination in the 5th and 4th Centuries BC. Edited by Thomas J. Figueira and Sean R. Jensen”. CPh 116 (2021).

2. “The Seasonality of Building Works in the Athenian Epigraphic Evidence”. The Archaeology of Seasonality, ed. by A. Lichtenberger and R. Raja, Brepols 2021.

 

Entries in reference works

1. Update of “Athenian Economy”. Oxford Bibliographies in Classics, ed. by D. Clayman, Oxford University Press, New York 02.25.2016 (http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780195389661/obo-9780195389661-0099.xml).*

2. “exetazo”. Lexicon historiographicum graecum et latinum (LHG&L), III (b-z), ed. by C. Ampolo, U. Fantasia, L. Porciani, Edizioni della Normale, Pisa 2015:143-147.

3. “diastole”. Lexicon historiographicum graecum et latinum (LHG&L), III (b-z), ed. by C. Ampolo, U. Fantasia, L. Porciani, Edizioni della Normale, Pisa 2015: 60-62.

4. “Imperialism, Greek (classical and hellenistic)”. The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, ed. by R. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C. Champion, E. Erskine, S. Huebner, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford 2013: 3424-3426 (DOI: 10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah04342).

5. “Athenian Economy”. Oxford Bibliographies in Classics, ed. by D. Clayman, Oxford University Press, New York 10.25.2012 (http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780195389661/obo-9780195389661-0099.xml).*

6. “aphorme”. Lexicon historiographicum graecum et latinum (LHG&L), II (al-aph), ed. by C. Ampolo, U. Fantasia, L. Porciani, Edizioni della Normale, Pisa 2007: 152-155.

 

Papyri and Ostraca

1. “Ricevute del balaneutikon dei templi (nos. 207-211)”. Ostraca greci e bilingui del Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (O.Petr.Mus.), ed. by M.S. Funghi, G. Messeri, C.E. Römer, Papyrologica Florentina XLII, Firenze 2012: 283-288.*

2. “Ricevute di laographia (nos. 230, 233-235, 237-238, 240-249)”. Ostraca greci e bilingui del Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (O.Petr.Mus.), ed. by M.S. Funghi, G. Messeri, C.E. Römer, Papyrologica Florentina XLII, Firenze 2012: 308-309, 311-314, 315-317, 318-330.*

3. “Ricevute di chomatikon (nos. 299-300, 307)”. Ostraca greci e bilingui del Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (O.Petr.Mus.), ed. by M.S. Funghi, G. Messeri, C.E. Römer, Papyrologica Florentina XLII, Firenze 2012: 389-391, 398-400.*

4. “Ricevuta (n. 325)”. Ostraca greci e bilingui del Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (O.Petr.Mus.), ed. by M.S. Funghi, G. Messeri, C.E. Römer, Papyrologica Florentina XLII, Firenze 2012: 418-419.*

5. “Note di magazzino (nos. 439-465)”. Ostraca greci e bilingui del Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (O.Petr.Mus.), ed. by M.S. Funghi, G. Messeri, C.E. Römer, Papyrologica Florentina XLII, Firenze 2012: 545-574.*

6. “Appunto riguardante un’abitazione (n. 476)”. Ostraca greci e bilingui del Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (O.Petr.Mus.), ed. by M.S. Funghi, G. Messeri, C.E. Römer, Papyrologica Florentina XLII, Firenze 2012: 582.*

7. “Petizione per esonero da liturgie (PSI inv. 1611)”. Comunicazioni dell’Istituto Papirologico ‘G. Vitelli’ vol. 6: Papiri della Società Italiana alla Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa. Seminario 2003/2004, ed. by G. Bastianini, M.S. Funghi, G. Messeri, Firenze 2005: 117-123, nr. 16.

 

Reviews

1. P. Martzavou and N. Papazarkadas (eds.), Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-Classical Polis. Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD. Oxford University Press 2013. Sehepunkte 15 (2015), nr. 10 (URL: http://www.sehepunkte.de/2015/10/22613.html).

2. E. Greco (ed.), Lemno: dai ‘Tirreni’ agli Ateniesi. Problemi storici, archeologici, topografici e linguistici (Napoli, 4 maggio 2011), and E. Culasso Gastaldi & D. Marchiandi (eds.), Gli Ateniesi fuori dall’Attica: modi d'intervento e di controllo del territorio (Torino, 8-9 aprile 2010). Annuario della Scuola Archeologica di Atene e delle missioni italiane in oriente 88, Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene, Athens 2012. JHS 134 (2014): 179-180 (DOI: 10.1017/S0075426914001694).

3. Tout vendre, tout acheter. International Colloquium, Athens, 16-17 June 2009 (with Gianluca Casa). SITEG (The Italian website of Greek Epigraphy) 2009 (http://www.siteg.it/index.php/news/view/tout-vendre-tout-acheter-16-19-juin-2009).

 

Presentations

 

By invitation

1. “Il regime di sfruttamento delle cave dell’Attica”. La fiscalità indiretta nel mondo greco-romano. Percorsi di approfondimento, University of Trento, Corso di Dottorato Culture d’Europa. Ambiente, spazi, storie, arti, idee, Zoom Webinar, October 2020.

2. “The recruitment and remuneration of construction workers in Classical Athens”. Symposion XXII of the Society for Greek and Hellenistic Legal History, Universität Hamburg, August 2019.

3. “Plutarch and the Periclean erga”. Ancient Studies Seminar, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, April 2019.

4. “The evolving format of building accounts in Classical Athens”. Epigraphic Friday, , School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, March 2019.

5. “The organization of the construction industry in Classical Athens”. Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan, February 2019.

6. “The organization of the construction industry in Classical Athens”. Ancient Studies Seminar, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, November 2018.

7. “Salt and Fish Processing in the ancient Mediterranean: an economically profitable and mutually beneficial relationship”. The Bountiful Sea. Fish Processing and Consumption in Mediterranean Antiquity, University of Oxford, September 2017.

8. "The Evolving Format of Building Accounts in Classical Athens". Legal Documents in Ancient Society VIII. Accounts and Bookkeeping in the Ancient World: Question of Structure, International Conference, Schwetzingen, September 2016.

9. “Not Just Temples. The Construction Industry in Classical Athens”. Department of Classics, University of Texas at Austin, September 2016.

10. "On the Vocabulary of Building Contracts". 5th Meeting of Young Historians of Ancient Greek Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Law, September 2016.

11. "From Athens to Rome: the contracting out of public works between sale and lease". Law, economy, and society: purchase and sale in ancient law and its reception. A workshop at Harvard University, April 2016.

12. "La produzione e il commercio del sale nel Mediterraneo in età greca e romana". Cum grano salis. Il sale dalla preistoria a l'età classica tra archeologia e fonti scritte. Corso di dottorato in Storia, Critica e Conservazione dei Beni Culturali, University of Padua, April 2016.

13. "Le pietre di Atene. Economia e diritto nell'edilizia pubblica dell'Atene classica". Corso di Dottorato in scienze «filologico-letterarie, storico-filosofiche e artistiche», University of Parma, March 2016.

14. “Skilled labor wanted. Public building contracts and labor market in classical Athens”. Department of Classics, University of Texas at Austin, February 2013.

15. “Patterns of demand and distribution of bulk commodities: the case-study of salt and salted fish”. Retail and wholesale in the Greek and Roman eastern Mediterranean, International colloquium, Liverpool, January 2012.

16. “La consommation du sel dans l’antiquité”. Sel et salaisons, International workshop, Lille, March 2011.

17. “La consommation du sel dans le monde grec et romain”. Sel, pratiques et connaissances, International conference, Iasi, October 2008.

18. “La produzione e il consumo di sale nel Mediterraneo di età greca e romana”. Seminari del Laboratorio di Storia, Archeologia e Topografia del Mondo Antico, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, March 2008.

19. “Intorno alla produzione di sale nell’Italia romana: problemi metodologici e indizi”. Quarto seminario su Populonia, Rome, May 2007.

20. “Il sale nel mondo greco”. Le «vie» del sale, Seminario della scuola di dottorato, University of Trieste, February 2007.

21. “Le sel dans les auteurs grecs et latins”. Sel, eau et forêt, hier et aujourd’hui, International conference, Saline Royale d’Arc-et-Senans, Besançon, October 2006.

22. “Régimes d’exploitation et fiscalité du sel dans le monde grec et romain”. Las Salinas y la sal de interior en la historia: economía, medioambiente y sociedad, International conference, Sigüenza, September 2006.

23. “La legge di Agirrio e le syngraphai ateniesi di IV secolo”. Nuove ricerche sulla legge granaria ateniese del 374/3 a.C., International workshop, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, June 2006.

24. “Le commerce du sel dans l’Antiquité grecque (VI av. J.C. - II ap. J.C.)”. The Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology of Salt, International conference, Piatra-Neamt, October 2004.

 

By refereed Abstract

1. “Changing the Epigraphic Habit: from Building Accounts to Building Specifications in Classical Athens”. NACGLE 2020, Georgetown University, Washington DC, January 2020 (forthcoming).

1. “Salt Consumption and Production in the Ancient Mediterranean”. 20th Annual Mediterranean Studies Association Congress (MSA), La Valletta, June 2017.

2. “Temple Building in Classical Athens: A Matter of Labor contingency?”. Meeting of the Association of Ancient Historians (AAH), Providence, May 2017.

3. "Stone on stone. The organization of the building-stone industry in Classical Athens through the epigraphic evidence". Second North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, UC Berkeley, January 2016.

4. "From stone to archives and back: a case-study on the recording of public contracts in classical Athens". Meeting of the Association of Ancient Historians (AAH), Santa Barbara, May 2015.

5. "Another “glue of the democracy”? Public Building Contracts and Labor Market in Classical Athens". 111th Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS), Boulder, March 2015.

6. “Athenian syngraphai: archives, stones, and politics”. The Materiality of Texts, International conference, Durham University, September 2012.

7. “The lease of the Piraeus theatre and the lease terminology in classical Athens”. 143rd Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Philadelphia, January 2012.

8. “Le syngraphai ateniesi di V e IV secolo”. Primo Seminario Avanzato di Epigrafia Greca, Bologna, January 2009.

9. “Essai d’histoire du sel dans le monde grec”. Le sel de la Baie et ses concurrents à travers les Âges, International conference, Nantes, September 2004.

10. “Recherches sur le sel dans la Méditerranée orientale de l’Âge du Bronze Récent”. 1st International Archaeology Meeting about Prehistoric and Protohistoric Salt Exploitation, Cardona, December 2003.

 

Colloquia and Seminars

1. “Online resources for the study of Greek Epigraphy”. First-Year Graduate Pro-Seminar in Classics, The University of Texas at Austin, October 2017.

2. “Salt consumption and production in the Ancient Mediterranean”. Meeting of the UT Austin chapter of the Eta Sigma Phi society, October 2017.

3. "L'organizzazione dell'industria della pietra da costruzione nell'Atene di età classica". Seminari epigrafici, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, March 2016.

4. "The Athenian Grain-Tax Law of 374/3 B.C.". First-Year Graduate Pro-Seminar in Classics (Greek Epigraphy), The University of Texas at Austin, November 2014.

5. "«Qui ad Atene noi facciamo così...». Guardare oggi alla democrazia degli antichi". Associazione Amici del Liceo-Ginnasio Carducci Ricasoli, Grosseto, November 2012.

6. “New Perspectives on Athenian Building Contracts”. Center for Hellenic Studies Research Symposium, Washington, April 2012.

7. “Public Building in Law and Economy of Classical Athens”. Work-in-Progress talk, Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, October 2011.

 

Teaching

 

University of Parma

Instructor of record for:

Spring 2020: Greek History (Undergraduate Lower-Division Lecture Course for Arts and Classics majors); Greek History LM (Graduate Seminar for Classics MA students).

Fall 2020: Greek History (Undergraduate Upper-Division Lecture Course for Philosophy majors).

Spring 2020: Greek History (Undergraduate Lower-Division Lecture Course for Arts and Classics majors); Greek History and Historiography (Graduate Seminar for Classics MA students).

Fall 2019: Greek History (Undergraduate Upper-Division Lecture Course for Philosophy majors).

Spring 2019: Greek History LM (Graduate Seminar for Classics MA students).

 

The University of Texas at Austin

Instructor of record for:

Spring 2018: GK 324 – Xenophon’Anabasis (Undergraduate Advanced Language Course); AHC 378/CC 375 – The Economies of the Greek Cities (Undergraduate Upper-Division Seminar in Translation).

Fall 2017: AHC 325 – Archaic and Classical Greece (Undergraduate Upper-Division Lecture Course); GK 365 - Classical Historiography and Greek Prose (Undergraduate Advanced Seminar); GK 385 - Classical Historiography and Greek Prose (Graduate Course).

Summer 2017: GK 386K – Conference course in Greek literature (Graduate).

Spring 2017: AHC 325 – Alexander and the Hellenistic World (Undergraduate Upper-Division Lecture Course); UGS 302 – Leaders and Leadership: Pericles, Alcibiades, and Alexander the Great (freshmen seminar); GK 386K – Conference course in Greek literature (Graduate).

Fall 2016: CC 383/GK 390 – Epigraphy and the Economy of the Greek Cities (Graduate Seminar); GK 324 – Against Neaira (Undergraduate Advanced Language Course).

Spring 2015: AHC 325 - History of Greece to 146 BC (Undergraduate Upper-Division Lecture Course); AHC 319 - Ancient Mediterranean World (Undergraduate Lower-Division Lecture Course).

Fall 2014: AHC 325 - History of Greece to the end of the Peloponnesian War (Undergraduate Upper-Division Lecture Course); GK 365 - Classical Historiography and Greek Prose (Undergraduate Advanced Seminar); GK 385 - Classical Historiography and Greek Prose (Graduate Course).

Spring 2014: AHC 325 - History of Greece to 146 BC (Undergraduate Upper-Division Lecture Course); GK 324 - Herodotus (Undergraduate Advanced Language Course).

Fall 2013: AHC 325 - History of Greece to the end of the Peloponnesian War (Undergraduate Upper-Division Lecture Course); AHC 378 - The Economies of the Greek Cities (Undergraduate Upper-Division Seminar in Translation).

 

University of Parma

Graduate Teaching Assistant for:

Fall 2009: Commerci e mercato nella polis (Graduate Seminar, Greek History).

Fall 2008: L’agorà delle città greche come spazio economico (Graduate Seminar, Social and Economic History of the Ancient World).

Fall 2007: L’epigrafia e la storia dell’impero ateniese del V secolo (Graduate Seminar, Didactics of Ancient History).

Spring 2007: L’impero e l’imperialismo ateniesi nella documentazione epigrafica (Graduate Seminar, Greek History).

 

Thesis Supervision

 

The University of Texas at Austin

  • A.M. Leon, "Financing Maritime Trade in 4th century B.C.E. Athens". Honor Thesis. 2014-2015 (director).
  • J. MacLellan, "Totus Mundus Agit Histrionem: the Artists of Dionysos and the Emerging Cultural Koinon". PhD Dissertation. 2015-2016 (committee member).
  • D. Hernandez, "Social Status and the Administration of Grain Distribution in the Early Roman Empire". Honor Thesis 2016-2017 (second reader).
  • S.P. Craven, "The Mercenaries of Hellenistic Crete". PhD Dissertation. 2017-2018 (committee member).
  • C. Yarbrough, "Xenophon's Politics: A Study of Political Regimes in the Works of Xenophon". PhD Dissertation. 2017-2018 (committee member).
  • E. Fleming, “Ancient Hungers: Measuring Food Insecurity in the Ancient Roman World”. PhD Dissertation. In progress (committee member).

 

University of Zadar

  • M. Grisonic, “Salt Exploitation and Trade in the Eastern Adriatic in Classical Antiquity”. PhD Dissertation. In progress (co-mentor).

 

University of Pisa

  • A. Spano, "La Sparta di Erodoto. Alle origini di una tradizione". PhD Dissertation. 2015-2016 (committee member).

 

University of Parma

  • M.C. Baldini, "La donna e il lavoro femminile nell'Economico di Senofonte". Senior thesis. 2010-2011 (second reader).
  • G. Martini, "Ritratti spartani in Tucidide". Senior thesis. 2009-2010 (second reader).
  • C. Bottioni, "Gli oracoli in Tucidide". Senior thesis. 2009-2010 (second reader).
  • D. Bernier, "La triere nella guerra del Peloponneso". Senior thesis. 2008-2009 (second reader).
  • D. Copelli, "La tradizione antica sulla battaglia di Platea". Senior thesis. 2007-2008 (second reader).
  • O. Cino, "La musica nel mondo greco". Senior thesis. 2007-2008 (second reader).
  • C. Sama, "Le origini della Lega Delio-Attica". Senior thesis. 2006-2007 (second reader).
  • C. Scalabrini, "L'isola di Corcira nel periodo della guerra del Peloponneso". Senior thesis. 2006-2007 (second reader).
  • S. Panizza, “Il commercio marittimo nell'Atene del IV sec. a.C.: un'analisi dell'orazione demostenica Contro Zenothemis". Senior thesis. 2005-2006 (second reader).

 

Scuola Normale Superiore

  • G. Falco, “Contro Timoteo ([Dem. 49]): introduzione, traduzione e commento”. Ph Dissertation. 2019-2020 (admission to defense).

 

Service

 

Professional

  • Co-organizer of the panel Layout and materiality of writing in ancient documents from the Archaic Period to Late Antiquity: a comparative approach for the International Conference in Classics and Ancient History, University of Coimbra (with Davide Amendola and Emilio Rosamilia). June 2021.
  • Anonymous referee for Annuario della Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Atene. 2019.
  • Co-organizer of the refereed panel Graphic Display: Form and Meaning in Greek and Latin Writing for the 2019 SCS meeting (with Paula Perlman). January 2019.
  • Member of the advisory board of GEI - Greek Economic Inscriptions online. 2018-present.
  • Member of the advisory board of the “3rd Congress on the Anthropology of Salt”, Salinas de Añana (Spain), September 2018.
  • Anonymous referee for the journal Annali della Classe di Lettere e Filosofia della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa. 2017-2018.
  • Book proposal's referee for Wiley-Blackwell. 2015.
  • Anonymous referee for the journal Mediterranean Historical Review. 2013.
  • Beta-tester for SNS Greek&Latin. 2001-2013.
  • Editor, Lessico greco delle navi e della navigazione antica. 2011.
  • Database editor, Lexicon Topographicum Urbis Athenarum (LTUA). 2010-2011.
  • Editor, Edizioni della Normale. 2006.
  • Co-Organizer, Nuove ricerche sulla legge granaria ateniese del 374/3 a.C. (with Anna Magnetto and Donatella Erdas). International workshop, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, June 2006.

 

University of Parma: Departmental

  • Graduate Admission Committee: Fall 2020.
  • Erasmus+ Program (SMS) contact person for Arts and Classics majors: Spring 2020-present
  • Co-organizer of the conference series Seminari di Storia Antica: Spring 2020 (with Alessandro Pagliara) [interrupted because of the pandemic emergency].

 

University of Texas at Austin: Departmental

  • Colloquium Committee (Chair): Fall 2013-Spring 2015; Fall 2016-Spring 2018.
  • Graduate Admission Committee: Fall 2017-Spring 2018.
  • Greek Translation Exam for graduate students: Fall 2013-Spring 2015; Fall 2016-Spring 2018.
  • Ancient History Exam for graduate students: Fall 2016-Spring 2018.
  • Italian Exam for graduate students: Fall 2013-Spring 2015; Fall 2016-Spring 2018.
  • French Exam for graduate students: Fall 2013-Spring 2015; Fall 2016-Spring 2018.

 

Fellowships, Awards, and Grants

 

  • Institute for Advanced Study, School of Historical Studies, Member 2018-2019.
  • Visiting Scholar, Scuola Normale Superiore, Summer 2017.
  • Grant of the Academic Enrichment Fund, UT Austin, Fall 2016.
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Parma, Spring 2016.
  • College Research Fellowship, UT Austin, Spring 2016.
  • Visiting Scholar, Scuola Normale Superiore, Fall 2015.
  • Foreign Language Teaching Excellence nominee, UT Austin, 2015.
  • Eurias Program Fellowship, 2013 (declined).
  • Center for Hellenic Studies Fellowship, 2011-2012.
  • French Archaeological School Travel Grant for the PhD Summer Seminar "Archéologie de la vie économique à Thasos", September 2007.
  • Appointed "Cultore della materia" in Greek History for outstanding achievement in research, University of Parma, 2006.
  • French Archaeological School Travel Grant for the PhD Summer Seminar "Architecture et épigraphie à Delos", August 2006.
  • Italian Archaeological School Fellowship, 2005-2006.
  • Casa de Velázquez Fellowship, May 2005.
  • Giorgio Pasquali Fellowship, Scuola Normale Superiore, 2004.
  • Scuola Normale Superiore Travel Grant for research at the École Normale Supérieure, Paris, Spring 2003.
  • Scuola Normale Superiore Fellowship for Graduate Studies, 2000-2003.
  • Giovani Ricercatori Grant for the research project "Isole e peree in Asia Minore", Scuola Normale Superiore, 2002.
  • Scuola Normale Superiore Travel Grant for participation in the Summer Program of the Institut d’Études Françaises d’Avignon, Bryn Mawr College, June-July 2001.
  • Scuola Normale Superiore Travel Grant for research at the University 'Marc Bloch', Strasbourg, Spring 2000.
  • University of Pisa Best Graduate in Liberal Arts, 1999.
  • Scuola Normale Superiore Travel Grant for research at the École Normale Supérieure, Fontenay-aux-Roses, December 1997.
  • Scuola Normale Superiore Fellowship for Undergraduate Studies, 1995-1999.

 

Professional organizations

Society for Classical Studies; Association of Ancient Historians; American Society for Greek and Latin Epigraphy; Association Internationale d’Épigraphie Grecque et Latine; Mediterranean Studies Association; Consulta Universitaria per la Storia Greca e Romana.

 

Languages

Ancient: Greek and Latin

Modern: Italian (native speaker); English and French (fluent); Spanish and Modern Greek (reading and basic speaking knowledge); German (reading knowledge).

 

December 2020

Office hour is held every Friday mornig from 11am to 1pm via Teams. Students are kindly asked to write to cristina.carusi@unipr.it with at least one day notice and state the reason of their request. During August no office hour is scheduled.

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Professor/Teacher

Other appointments

Erasmus+ Program (SMT) contact person for departmental students

Lines of research

Economic history of Classical and Hellenistic Greece, Greek epigraphy, Law and institutions of Greek city-states, History of salt in the ancient Mediterranean, History of Greek islands, Documentary papyrology, Greek historiography

Contacts

Phone number
032247
Office location
Dipartimento di Discipline Umanistiche Sociali e delle Imprese Culturali
Via M. D'Azeglio, 85
43125 PARMA