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Willis Monroe works in the history and philosophy of science and religion in the ancient world. His research uses cuneiform sources from ancient Mesopotamia to explain how Babylonian scribes conceived of their world in terms we would call both scientific and religious. As the associate director of the Database of Religious History he manages and guides the academic output of the project. He writes and presents on the results and methods of the project, in particular the difficult task of converting qualitative history to quantitative data.