William (Brad) Hafford is an archaeologist who received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and is a Research Associate at the Penn Museum. He has excavated in many places around the world including Greece, Egypt, Syria and Iraq. His primary research involves ancient economics, such as the development and expansion of ancient trade networks. Increasingly, he is interested in how early trade and interaction contributed to the development of complex urban society itself.
Compelling stories dramatize and humanize major events and characters in the history of Ephesus, the ruins of which are a popular destination for tourists in present-day Turkey.Historium Press, 2023.Available from Amazon and other online booksellers.