Brady Kiesling is a historian, archaeologist, writer, and former U.S. diplomat living in Athens. His current major project is ToposText, a free mobile application indexing ancient primary sources to geolocated ancient places. A particular interest is ancient religion and its political and social role in Greek society. He has taken part in excavations in Greece (Corinth, Nemea, Zagora, Methone), Turkey (Aphrodisias), Spain, and Armenia. His favorite occupation is cycling in search of obscure archaeological sites.