Jessica Mingoia is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at Rutgers University focusing on the Hellenistic and ancient Roman periods. Her research mainly focuses on urbanism and domestic art and architecture, particularly in the ancient cities located along the Bay of Naples in Italy. She has taught as an instructor at Rutgers since 2019 and worked as an Art Lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for Art Smart NYC since 2016. She received her Bachelor’s in History from SUNY New Paltz (New Paltz, NY, 2010) and her Master’s in Art History and Archaeology at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University (2016).