About

Erik at Hadrians Wall
Author photo by Eppu Jensen

You are welcome to refer to me as Erik Jensen, Dr. Jensen, Professor Jensen, or just Erik.

Note that I use the Scandinavian pronunciation of my last name (sounds like “Yensen”).

 

 

Permission is granted to freely use the accompanying author photograph for promotional or press purposes so long as it is credited © Eppu Jensen.

This site is primarily maintained by Eppu Jensen.

 

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Erik Jensen is a professor of ancient Mediterranean history. His scholarly work focuses on cross-cultural interactions in antiquity. He also writes fantasy in historically-inspired settings.

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Erik Jensen is a professor of ancient Mediterranean history at Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts, USA. He teaches courses on Greek and Roman history, Roman law, and the history of northern Europe. His fiction is primarily fantasy, often adventurous and light-hearted, set in historical settings or history-inspired secondary worlds.

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Erik Jensen is a professor of ancient Mediterranean history at Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts, USA. His scholarly work focuses on interactions between people of different cultures in the ancient Mediterranean world, with a particular focus on relations between Greeks and the Persian Empire, and between the Roman Empire and northern Europe. He teaches courses on Greek and Roman history, Roman law, and northern Europe. His fiction is primarily fantasy, often adventurous and light-hearted, set in historical settings or history-inspired secondary worlds. Together with his wife, Eppu, he blogs about history, pop culture, and assorted other things at co-geeking.com.