Seth R. Schwartz Research Interest Europe Middle East and North Africa Religion Intellectual and Cultural Empires, World Orders, and Post-Colonial Pre-17th Century ON LEAVE (Spring 2021) Education Ph.D. — Columbia University 1985 M.A. — Columbia University 1981 B.A. — Yeshiva University 1979 Interests and Research Seth Schwartz is a social, cultural and political historian of the ancient Jews, with strong interests in their Hellenistic, Roman and early Christian environments. Awards and Fellowships Junior Fellowship, Harvard Society of Fellows, 1987-1990 Guggenheim Fellowship, 1999-2000 Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Studies, Jerusalem, 2002-03 Membership, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 2006-07 NEH Fellowship, 2006-07 Fellowship, Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2007-08 Publications Books The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad, Cambridge University Press, 2014. Were the Jews A Mediterranean Society: Reciprocity and Solidarity in Ancient Judaism, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. Imperialism and Jewish Society, 200 BCE to 640 CE, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001. Josephus and Judaean Politics, Leiden: Brill, 1990. With R. Bagnall, A. Cameron and K. Worp, Consuls of the Later Roman Empire, Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1987.