Academic Projects

Dr. Herbst’s academic interests include environmental humanities, experiential education, ancient history, wisdom traditions, early Christianity, Byzantium, disability history, and writing pedagogy. He specializes in the pedagogical leadership of academic programs and experiential learning opportunities at home and abroad.

Dr. Herbst’s current academic projects: on sacred traditions of the Colorado desert (forthcoming in 2023), on inter-group relations in the Balkans (tentative completion in 2024), Justinian and the century that changed the world (2025).