Katheryn (Kate) Whitcomb graduated in 2005 with an A. B. in Classical Languages from Bryn Mawr College. After teaching Latin and Mathematics for a year at a high school in Massachusetts, Kate returned to Bryn Mawr to work in the Alumnae Office. At Rutgers Kate has pursued research in Roman cultural history, completing her dissertation entitled, "Allies, Avengers, and Antagonists: Rome's Leading Men Through the Eyes of Ioudaioi." Kate has also been involved in the Summer Seminar program at the American Numismatics Society, as well as the Rutgers University Archaeological Field School in Italy (Upper Sabina Tiberina Project). Since its inception in early 2013 she has served as the Assistant Editor of the Journal of Ancient History.