This podcast features alumnus Grant Kleiser, class of 2013. Grant is a teacher of history at Trinity and recently passed his doctoral defense at Columbia University in the City of New York and will receive his PhD in May 2024. Grant’s dissertation explored free ports in the Atlantic region where goods and services could be traded with less oversight than in most European imperial ports. He received his undergraduate degree "summa cum laude" from the University of Pennsylvania. At Columbia he spent five years teaching subjects ranging from the history of the Caribbean to the Atlantic slave trade to modern Europe. He has conducted research in archives around the United States; Seville, Spain; London, England; and Aix-en-Provence, France. 

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This podcast features alumnus author David Grosz, class of 1993. David is editorial director and chief digital officer at Cahiers d’Art Institute, a publisher of catalogues raisonnés of leading twentieth and twenty-first century artists and architects, including Frank Gehry, Sam Gilliam, Robert Irwin, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Agnes Martin, and Niki de Saint Phalle. David is a graduate of Yale University and received an MFA in creative writing from Brooklyn College.

His debut novel is “Providence.”

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This podcast features alumna author Nicole Ruane, class of 1988. Nicole is senior lecturer in classics, humanities, and Italian Studies at University of New Hampshire. She was previously a visiting assistant professor at Syracuse University, a lecturer at Northeastern University, and an instructor at Union Theological Seminary and The General Theological Seminary. She has published numerous scholarly articles about gender, sacrifice, and ritual in the Bible and her work was included in “A Question of Sex? Gender and Difference in the Hebrew Bible and Beyond,” edited by Deborah Rooke as well as other collections.

Her book is “Sacrifice and Gender in Biblical Law.”

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