Ph.D. (Ancient Greek, Roman, and Ancient Near Eastern Art History), Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 2010

J.D., Columbia Law School, 2010

Certificate in Global Business Law, Institut d’Études Politiques and Paris I (Sorbonne), 2010 

B.A. (Art History and Philosophy), Barnard College, 2002, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


Assistant Professor of Fraud, Forensics, Art Law & Crime, Department of Art and Music, John Jay College, City University of New York, 2013-present

Fellow, Rice University Humanities Research Center, 2017-2018, examining how attractive forgeries, as opposed to quotidian artifacts, drive the law and policy of antiquities protection.

Public Scholar, New York Council for the Humanities, 2015-2017

Co-Curator of “Ode to the Sea: Art from Guantánamo,” President’s Gallery, John Jay College, New York (forthcoming, September 20-November 17, 2017), an exhibit of art created by detainees at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp.

Co-Curator, for the exhibition “The Missing: Rebuilding the Past," Andrew and Anya Shiva Gallery, John Jay College, New York, December 9, 2015-February 5, 2016. “The Missing” was the first exhibit to showcase the efforts of artists and scholars to resist ISIS and other forms of destruction of the past through creative and innovative reactions, protests, and reconstructions. Organizer for an accompanying symposium on the promises and perils of new technology for preserving and reconstructing threatened cultural sites, January 22, 2016. More information, including New York Times and Hyperallergic reviews, at

Associate Counsel, Conflicts of Interest Board, City of New York, 2012-2013

Hogan Lovells LLP, Litigation Associate, 2010-2012