and by appointment
Emily Chesley is a historian of the late ancient Mediterranean. She is interested in women and gender in the Syriac world, the relationship between religion and society, and cross-pollinations between Greek, Syriac, and Arabic Christianities.
Emily holds a BA from Azusa Pacific University and an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary, and she has also studied at the University of Oxford and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Her research has been supported by the Stanley J. Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, the A.G. Leventis Foundation, and the Program in the Ancient World.
Emily is also an organizer for “Amassing Perspectives: Recent Trends in Syriac Iconography,” a virtual conference hosted by the Department of Art & Archaeology on September 17-18, 2021. Registration is now open.