Nicholas Seetin

Seetin HeadshotNicholas Seetin is a visiting instructor in Classics at Randolph-Macon for the 2015-2016 academic year. He is an alumnus who got hist first experience in archaeology here while taking courses in the R-MC Classics Department. After graduation, he went on to complete an archaeological field school and internship at Historic Jamestowne in Virginia.

Since 2007, he has spent his summers in Greece at the Athenian Agora Excavations, digging in the city center of Ancient Athens. Since 2013, he has been a trench supervisor in the area directly in front of Painted Stoa, a landmark building of the classical city.

Seetin is currently completing his PhD in Ancient Mediterranean History at the University of Maryland, working on a dissertation on Food in the Ancient Mediterranean World.

Recent Classes Taught

  • Ancient Epics — Fall 2015
  • Roman Art — Fall 2015
  • Greek History — Fall 2015
  • Food in the Ancient Mediterranean — Spring 2016