Pavla Rosenstein is a PhD student in Assyriology. She received her B.A. in History from the University of Cambridge and her M.A. in Digital Media: Technology as a Cultural Form from Goldsmiths, University of London. She is interested in socio-economic history, the development of writing as an economic and political tool, and the interaction between ancient societies and the environment. She also contributes to digitization and public outreach initiatives at the Yale Babylonian Collection.