Dr. Geoffrey (Geoff) Nathan received a BA in History from the University of California (Berkeley), a MA in Medieval History from the University of Washington (cum laude), and a PhD from the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UNSW in 2003, he previously taught at U.C.L.A., Western Oregon University and California State University at San Diego.
In 2000, he authored The Family in Late Antiquity (Routledge). His publications include the recently edited Basileia: Essays in Imperium and Culture (Melbourne 2011). Currently he is co-editing a book with Sabine Hübner on the the Mediterranean family in the pre-modern world and working on a monograph on Anicia Juliana.
While serving primarily as UNSW's Roman Historian, he also teaches medieval history. Recently, he also teaches into the History first year gateway course and introductory European Studies.