Caroline Cheung

Caroline Cheung is a PhD candidate in the Graduate Group in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology at the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Rome, where she is working on her dissertation, Storage and Packaging for an Empire: Agricultural Economies of West-Central Italy, c. 200 BCE-200 CE.

Her research interests include the archaeology of Roman and pre-Roman Italy, social and economic history, ancient agriculture and foodways, material culture studies, and papyrology. 

Caroline is currently involved in the Pompeii Artifact Life History Project (PALHIP), Cosa Excavations, and the American Excavations in Morgantina: Contrada Agenese Project (AEM:CAP). She has excavated at various sites in Italy including San Martino, Cetamura del Chianti, and Pompeii.