Joe is a recent graduate from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. He majored in history and classics. He was recently inducted in Phi Beta Kappa. His final project focused on the role of Roman religion in the political crises of the 1st century BC by focusing on the office of the augur and the ritual of the auspices. He is taking one year off before applying to several graduate schools for Ancient Mediterranean History and Archaeology.
Joe has graduated Luther College with a double major in history and classics. He earned the title of Magna Cum Laude. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Alpha Theta.