Ed Cueva holds a doctorate in Classics from Loyola University Chicago and is professor of Classics and Humanities at UHD. His areas of expertise, teaching, and publication include the Graeco-Roman world, the ancient Near East and Egypt, the ancient novel, mythology, ancient literature and the occult, and patristics. He has published nine books; the most recent are ICAN IV Acta: The Ancient Novel and the Frontiers of Genre (co-editor with Drs. MarÃlia P. Futre Pinheiro [Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal] and Gareth Schmeling [University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida], Eelde, The Netherlands: Barkhius, 2014) and A Companion to the Ancient Novel (co-editor with Shannon N. Byrne [Wiley-Blackwell, 2014]). He has also published over twenty-five peer-reviewed articles; the most recent are "Educated Cultures: Ancient Narratives and the Graphic Novel," which will appear in the special Works and Days "Comics, Graphic Novels, Education, and Culture" issue and "The Classics and Countee Cullen" Journal of Interdisciplinary Humanities 30.2 (2013): 24 “36. Additionally, he has delivered more than sixty competitive abstract conferences paper at regional, national, and international venues. He has twenty-eight years teaching experience; in addition to teaching at UHD, he has taught at the University of Florida, Loyola University Chicago, University of Cincinnati-Claremont College, and Xavier University.