Assistant Professor, Roman History
Kat Huemoeller is a historian of the ancient Roman world working on gender, slavery, sexuality, and warfare. She is currently writing a monograph on the sexual and reproductive labour of enslaved women in Roman households. Other projects include an analysis of freedom achieved through marriage in the Journal of Roman Studies and the experience of captivity in war forthcoming from TAPA. Prior to engaging with these topics in the ancient world, she worked in the non-profit sector on gender equity and reproductive justice. She is particularly interested in the intersection between humanities and social justice, in teaching and scholarship. She received her PhD in Classics and certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies from Princeton University in 2016.