Board of Directors
MA War Studies, King's College London
BA Journalism, University of East London
Jan is the Founder and CEO of Ancient History Encyclopedia, leading the non-profit company to best fulfil its mission to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College.
MA English, SUNY College New Paltz
BA English/Philosophy, SUNY College New Paltz
A freelance writer and former part-time Professor of Philosophy at Marist College, New York, Joshua J. Mark has lived in Greece and Germany and traveled through Egypt. He has taught history, writing, literature, and philosophy at the college level.
MA Political Philosophy, University of York
BA Politics (1st), University of Teesside
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.
Degree in English and French as a Foreign Language, University of Orléans
P.G.C.E in French and Spanish, University of Bristol
Babeth is currently teaching English at the British Council, Milan. Fluent in French, English and Italian she has 25 years experience in the field of education. She enjoys travelling and learning about the history and heritage of other cultures.
BA: History, Ancient Mediterranean Studies 2012-2015 - University of Nebraska at Omaha
MA: Classical Mediterranean Studies 2015-2017 - University of Leicester
MS: Clinical Mental Health Counseling 2020-2022 Univeristy of Nebraska at Omaha
Dylan recently contributed multiple definitions to the new Tacitus Encyclopedia and is a peer reviewer for multiple academic journals. His focus is on Bronze Age Aegean languages, texts, and the development of human religion.
PhD in Archaeology, Edinburgh University
BA (Hons) Archaeology & Law, Sydney University
Fiona excavated, travelled and worked as a guide in the Middle East for over 20 years. Specialist and author of two books on Egyptian Scarab Seals, she founded Timeless Travels Magazine in 2014. She was awarded journalist of the Year 2018 & 2020 by NBTC.
BA Archaeology, University of Leicester
BA Communication & Media Management, Budapest Business University of Applied Sciences
Ibolya has over a decade of editorial experience with both print and online publications. She holds degrees in Communication and Media Management and is currently writing her dissertation in Archaeology.
Diploma of Theatre Studies
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Ancient History and Archaeology / Theatre / Literature
Kelly is a graduate from Monash University who has recently completed her BA (Honours) in Ancient History and Archaeology, focussing on iconography and status in Pylos burials. She has a passion for mythology and the Aegean Bronze Age.
B.A. (Hons) History
B.A. LLB (Law)
Postgraduate Diploma (Education) Dist.
Postgraduate Diploma (Information Science)
Master of Arts Chaos and Complexity Science
Kim is a freelance writer based in New Zealand. She has a B.A. (Hons) in History and an MA in Chaos & Complexity Science. Her special interests are fables and mythology, as well as exploration throughout the ancient world.
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.
Marion heads AHE's educational activities. She has been working in education for over a decade, both children and adults. Coupling this with her entrepreneurial background, her goal is to help make history fun to learn and easy to teach.
B.S. Humanities- University of Cincinnati
M.I.M. Library Sciences- Curtin University
Patrick is a librarian with a background in paper-based materials preservation. He enjoys discovering both the shared and defining characteristics of ancient societies, and how the past still shapes us today.
Bachelor in International Relations with specialization in History.
Add-on subject one semester in Rome; Study of Rome's history, symbolic significance, and value as a cultural heritage site.
Wanda has studied International Relations with specialization in History at The University of Oslo, and is currently studying for her Master's degree in Environmental History at Trinity College Dublin.
Board of Advisors
BA Classical Studies, Queen Mary, University of London
PGCE Education, London South Bank University
Carolyn Perry is Head of Philanthropy at the MBI Al Jaber Foundation, a UK based charity which aims to promote better understanding between the peoples of the Middle East and the wider world.
Harvard Law School, J.D.
Cambridge University, Queens' College, Ll.M.
U.C. Berkeley, B.A. - History
David Tollen is the author of the American Bar Associationâ€™s bestseller, The Tech Contracts Handbook, and an attorney specializing in IT and IP contracts. As founder of Tech Contracts Academy he teaches about technology agreements.
PhD, Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, Devon, UK
MA, Middle East Policy Studies, University of Exeter, Devon, UK
BA, Political Science, Towson University, MD, USA
Dimah Mahmoud is a humanist by practice, activist by choice, and passionate change-maker by learning. She co-founded The Nubia Initiative (TNI) to leverage art, academia & technology to protect, preserve and promote Nubia’s endangered heritage.
MA World History, New York University
BA History (Magna cum Laude), New York University
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.
Jeremy Seeff is a partner at Epstein Rosenblum Maoz's corporate, M&A, finance and banking practices. He has experience advising companies from their earliest stages all the way through to exit, on diversified corporate and commercial matters.
MBA International Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
BSBA Finance, Olin School, Washington University
Mark Tousey is a venture capitalist with a background in finance. He also spends time as a director on the boards of a number of charities and philanthropic organizations in the UK and the US, with a particular focus on classical music and opera.
MBA Management, Fordham University
BS Marketing Communications, Fashion Institute of Technology
Tanya Valle is an accomplished Executive MBA with 16-years+ experience in journalism, communications and public relations. She advises Ancient History Encyclopedia on matters of marketing and public relations.