Originally hailing from Indiana, Lindberg received his B.A. in history from Marian University in 2010, his M.A. in history from Indiana University in 2012, and his Ph.D. in history from the University of Virginia in 2019. His research interests include Greek democracy, ancient environmental history, and Hellenistic history. His most recent article, “The Emperor and his Animals,” examined how Roman emperors acquired exotic animals for spectacles in Rome.