Dr. Aneilya Barnes is currently the Clark Chair in the Department of History, and her research focuses on the Christianization of ancient Rome and the roles of women in the early Church, particularly through the lens of Rome's sacred spaces and shifting landscape. Her upper-level courses include the history of early Christianity, imperial Rome, and the early Islamic world. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas in August of 2007 just prior to her arrival at Coastal Carolina University the same month.
University of Arkansas – Ph.D. in History (2007)
Arkansas Tech University – M.A. in History (2002)
Arkansas Tech University – B.A. in History/Political Science (2000)
Arkansas Tech University – B.A. in Journalism (2000)
Late Antiquity; Roman Empire; Early Christianity; Women in the Early Church; Early Christian Architecture; Medieval Middle East
Late Antiquity; Roman Empire; Early Christianity; Women in the Early Church; and Early Christian Architecture