Category Archives: Staff

Lucia Carbone

Lucia Carbone joined the ANS Curatorial Team as the Edlow Family Assistant Curator for Ancient Coins in September 2016. Earlier this year, she received a PhD in Classical Studies from Columbia University, with a dissertation focusing on the impact of Roman imperialism on the monetary and administrative systems of the province of Asia between the…
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Vivek Gupta, Assistant Curator/Fellow for Islamic and South Asian Coins

Vivek Gupta was appointed Assistant Curator/Fellow for Islamic and South Asian Coins in June 2016 for the academic year. During the course of this appointment, Mr. Gupta will oversee the efforts to further digitize the Islamic and South Asia coinages in the collection, a task that includes significant clean-up of the data presented in MANTIS…
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Andrew Reinhard

Director of Publications PhD in progress for Archaeology (Digital Heritage), University of York (UK); MA, Archaeology and Art History, University of Missouri - Columbia; BA, Archaeology and Art History, University of Evansville. Andrew Reinhard joined the ANS as its Director of Publications in December 2014, publishing the annual American Journal of Numismatics, the quarterly ANS Magazine, as well as…
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Elena Stolyarik

Collections Manager BA, History, Odessa State University; PhD, Archaeology, Moscow State University Elena Stolyarik is a numismatist specializing in the coinages of the Black Sea region. In 1988 she received her doctorate from Moscow State University with a thesis entitled  Monetary Circulation in the North-Western Black Sea Region in the Late Roman and Byzantine periods.…
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Peter van Alfen

Margaret Thompson Curator of Greek Coins, Curatorial Department Head PhD Classical Philology, University of Texas at Austin; MA Anthropology (Nautical Archaeology), Texas A&M University; Honors BA Classical Philology, University of Utah Curriculum Vitae An economic historian with wide ranging interests, Peter van Alfen works on problems of ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern monetary, fiscal and…
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Gilles Bransbourg

Associate Curator Gilles Bransbourg won the French nationwide Concours Général award in History at the age of 17 in 1982 and then studied Economics, Mathematics and Statistics in Paris at Lycée Louis-Le-Grand, École Polytechnique, Sciences Po and École Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Économique from 1983 to 1990. He became a market economist, specialized in financial derivatives, and held executive…
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Ethan Gruber

Director of Data Science MA, Art and Architectural History, The University of Virginia; BA, History, The Pennsylvania State University. Ethan is the Director of Data Science at the ANS. With more than ten years of experience in digital humanities and cultural heritage web development projects, Ethan is responsible for developing all of the Society's digital…
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David Hendin

Adjunct Curator BS Education (Biology, 1967) University of Missouri, Columbia; MA Journalism (1970), University of Missouri, Columbia; life studies, Prof. Ya’akov Meshorer, American Friends of the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, and Prof. Dan Barag, Hebrew University. David Hendin is a specialist in weights and currency of the ancient Levant, especially Judaean and biblical, local provincial, and…
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Sebastian Heath

Research Scientist AB, Medieval Studies, Brown University; PhD, Classical Art and Archaeology, University of Michigan Sebastian Heath is a specialist in Roman pottery, numismatics and the application of digital technologies to the study of the ancient Mediterranean world. In addition to his position at the ANS, he is a Research Assistant Professor at NYU's Institute for…
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Robert Wilson Hoge

Curator Emeritus BA, University of Colorado at Boulder, Anthropology/History; Post-graduate study at the University of Chicago and University of Colorado, in Anthropology, History, Geography, and Education: teaching certification in Social Sciences. From 1981 to 2001, Hoge was Curator of the American Numismatic Association--in charge of the ANA's Money Museum, in Colorado Springs. He served also…
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