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Cassandra Casias, Assistant Professor

Cassandra Casias

Roman history; late antiquity (early Christian women and bishops)
Families, slavery, and sexuality across the Mediterranean
Roman Africa; ancient medicine; Roman law

Contact Info:
Office Location:  421 Chapel Drive, Allen 233, Duke Box # 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103
Office Phone:  (919) 681-4292
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2023):

    Allen 304I, W 03:20 PM-05:50 PM
Office Hours:

Allen 233D or online by appointment

Ph.D.Emory University2019
M.A.University of Colorado - Boulder2013
B.A.Colorado College2011

Experience (Religion) in children • Experience (Religion) in women • Greek Religion • Greek Sexuality • History of sexuality • Late Antiquity • Patristic Greek Literature • Patristic Latin Literature • Religion • Religion and Sex • Religion historians • Religion in literature • Roman History: Imperial • Roman History: Provinces • Roman law • Roman Religion • Roman Sexuality • Slavery • Women and religion

Recent Publications

  1. Casias, C, Women in Late Antique North Africa (In the Writings of Augustine and Other Church Fathers) (September, 2022), In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History. Oxford University Press
  2. Casias, CMM, Rebel Nuns and the Bishop Historian: The Competing Voices of Radegund and Gregory, Studies in Late Antiquity, vol. 6 no. 1 (March, 2022), pp. 5-34, University of California Press [doi]  [abs]
  3. Casias, CMM, Sinful Slave-Owners in Augustine's Sermons, Journal of Late Antiquity, vol. 11 no. 1 (2018), pp. 111-128, Project Muse [doi]
  4. Casias, C, The Vulnerable Slave-Owner in Augustine’s Sermons, Studia Patristica no. 98 (2017), pp. 641-652

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