Glenn Bugh is an associate professor of Classical and Byzantine history at Virginia Tech and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. In 2004-2005, Glenn served as a visiting professor at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. He has recently served as chair of the Committee of the Genadius Library in Athens, one of the foremost Byzantine libraries in the world. He has won several teaching awards and research fellowships, and has published numerous articles and two books. Dr. Bugh has served as a Study Leader for Smithsonian Journeys since 1984.