Sarah Evans is a first year MA/Ph.D. student in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland, where she focuses on Ancient Roman Art and Archaeology under the direction of Dr. Maryl Gensheimer. Research interests include multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of the social effects of mortuary practices and religion in the Ancient Mediterranean through examination of visual and material culture. Additional interests include museum, curatorial, and conservation studies. Sarah received her Bachelor's degree in Archaeology (Social Complexity), Classical Civilizations, and Anthropology from the University of Cincinnati (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in 2016. She has additionally had a wide-ranging career at the Cincinnati Museum Center (2007-2016), beginning first as a youth programs interpreter in the Cincinnati History Museum (2007-2012) and next training youth volunteers in museum work as a mentor from 2013-2014. Sarah expanded her horizons by returning to the Cincinnati History Museum as an exhibits interpreter (2014), an archaeology intern under the Curator of Archaeology (2015), and as an interpreter in the Special Exhibitions Department (Art of the Brick, 2015-2016).