Michael Anderson received a B.A. in history and an M.A. in Archaeology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1997 and 2001, respectively. In 2005, he received a Ph.D. in Archaeology from the University of Cambridge, where his dissertation was entitled, ‘Visitors, Inhabitants, Space and Power in the Roman House.’ He has worked at the site of Pompeii since 1996 and has been the Director of the Via Consolare Project since 2006. He has published numerous articles and chapters on Roman urbanism and domestic space, and is currently completing the publication of excavations undertaken in the Casa del Chirurgo (House of the Surgeon), Pompeii by the University of Bradford betweeen 2002-2006.