Ph.D. candidate, Classical Archaeology
Kilian earned a B.A. in Archaeology and Greek and Roman Civilization and an M.A. in Classics from University College Dublin. He spent three summers at the Priniatikos Pyrgos excavation near Istron, Crete. His master's thesis examined the economy of Roman East Crete in light of production, consumption, and the island's social, political, and physical infrastructure. He subsequently moved to Seville, Spain to teach English before later completing a Post-Baccalaureate in Classics at UCLA. He is especially interested in the archaeology of Roman trade, the ancient economy, ceramics, and urban archaeology.