Dr. Steele Brand

Associate Professor of History | The King’s College

  • Author of Killing for the Republic: Citizen-Soldiers and the Roman Way of War (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019), which explores how constitutional polities cultivated a unique set of virtues and a deadly form of civic militarism.
  • He has written for several media outlets, including USA Today, LitHub, The Washington Post, and The Hill and in journals such as Religions and Humanitas.
  • Dr. Brand received his Ph.D. in church-state studies with a specialization in ancient history from Baylor University. He teaches courses on the ancient Mediterranean world and medieval Europe at The King’s College in New York. His research focuses on the relationship between farming, citizenship, and soldiering.