Sabine R. Huebner is Professor of Ancient History and Head of the Doctoral Program in Classical Civilizations at the University of Basel in Switzerland. Her research focuses on social and religious history and the everyday life of the common people in antiquity. She has published monographs on Papyri, Everyday Life and the Gospels. An Introduction (Cambridge 2018), The Family in Roman Egypt (Cambridge 2013) and Der Klerus in der Gesellschaft des spätantiken Kleinasiens (Stuttgart 2005) and co-edited Growing up Fatherless in Antiquity (Cambridge 2009),The Encyclopedia of Ancient History (Oxford 2012), Inheritance, Law and Religion in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds (Paris 2014), Mediterranean Families in Antiquity (Oxford 2016) and The Single Life in the Roman and Later Roman Worlds (Cambridge 2018).
She has won several grants for her research and held memberships at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (2010), at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World in New York (2007/8), and at the Collège de France in Paris (2011/12). She is currently leading two large-scale projects on Roman Egypt at the University of Basel funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and is working on a new book on Roman Egypt during the Crisis of the Third Century CE.