Visiting Instructor
Howard College of Arts and Sciences
Classics and Philosophy
Alexandria Istok comes to Samford from New York  University where she is currently finishing her dissertation on constructions of the Roman power and the reimagining's of empire in early Christian apologies from the second century C.E.  Her research interests include the so-called "Second Sophistic," early Christianity, Greek rhetoric in Late Antiquity, and early Syriac literature.