Emily Chesley is a historian of the late ancient Mediterranean. She studies cross-pollinations between Greek, Syriac, and Arabic sources and societies. Her work combines religious, intellectual, and social history to explore questions of multiculturalism and influence. Her research is supported by the Stanley J. Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies.
Emily also maintains interests in material culture, mysticism, women and gender, and the digital humanities. She has a BA from Azusa Pacific University and an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary. She has also studied at the University of Oxford and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.