Stefan G. "Steve" Chrissanthos received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and his Masters and Doctorate from the University of Southern California. He teaches World Civilizations, and Greek and Roman political, military and social history at U.C.R. He has published a book entitled Warfare in the Ancient World: From the Bronze Age to the Fall of Rome (2008), as well as articles in periodicals such as Historia and the Journal of Roman Studies. He has also contributed many chapters to anthologies; the latest was published in the Oxford Handbook of Warfare in the Classical World. His latest book, The Year of Julius and Caesar: 59B.C. and the Transformation of the Roman Republic, will be published by The Johns Hopkins University Press in 2017.