Nick Romeo

Nick Romeo has written features on science, culture, and ideas for a wide range of publications, including the New Yorker, the Washington Post, Slate, Boston Globe, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, Atlantic, New Republic, Daily Beast, and Christian Science Monitor.

For National Geographic, Romeo has traveled to the Mediterranean on assignment for the past two summers, covering everything from underwater archaeology to the illicit antiquities trade. He’s also written for Nat Geo on Stonehenge, Egyptian archaeology, Greek history, and many other topics. His first feature for National Geographic History is a piece on Cleopatra and Shakespeare.

He holds a B.A. from Northwestern University and a master's in classics from the University of Colorado. He's currently based in Palo Alto, California.