Department of History

Nathan Pilkington, Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D., Columbia University
  • M.Phil., Columbia University
  • M.A., Columbia University
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hil

Academic Interests

Power, State Formation, Empires, Demography

Courses Taught

  • HST 101: Western Civilization
  • HST 295: Bodies, Diseases, and Populations: The Biohistory of the Ancient World
  • HST 306: Ancient Greece and Rome

Significant Publications

The Carthaginian Empire: 550-202 BCE. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2019

“Growing up Roman: Infant Mortality and Reproductive Development.” The Journal of Interdisciplinary History 44:1 (2013) 1-35.

“A Note on Nora and the Nora Stone.” BASOR: The Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 365 (2012) 45-51.