About Darius

Darius is a Rome expert. He has lived in Rome, Italy for almost 18 years, digging, teaching, and directing the American Institute for Roman Culture.  Darius collaborates with the City of Rome museums and the Italian Ministry of Culture. He is a featured lecturer for programs in historical preservation, history, archaeology, classics, new media studies, museum studies, and digital innovation.  Contact him for lectures and educational and travel-related consultancy.

Darius is a digital influencer and cultural tastemaker.   He shares his knowledge and travel experiences on Instagram (one of Shutterstock's top 100 photographers),  Facebook, Periscope, Twitter, and in front of the camera- for TV, live streaming, online educational videos. Darius is a 2017 "Periscoper of the Year" finalist for the 2017 Shorty Awards.  He has ongoing collaborations with lifestyle and technology brands.  Contact him for collaboration.

Darius is an experienced TV host and expert.    Channel surfers regularly come across Darius in documentaries and tv series on History, National Geographic, Discovery, and Travel Channel. He's also appeared on the innovative network Curiosity Stream, and hosts his own successful live educational channel on Periscope.   Contact him for TV or livestreaming collaboration.



Darius is a finalist for a SHORTY AWARD for PERISCOPER OF THE YEAR.   If you'd like to support Darius' efforts in online education through his live streaming, please join Darius' Periscope and Facebook live streaming.

Darius is the host of Under Italy on Rai5 (Italy's national culture channel), with episodes available online.   Darius is also collaborating over the next six months (November 2016- April 2017) with Rome's Musei in Comune (Municipal Museums) to promote its unique 21 museums (#discoverMiC) through livestreaming, edited videos, and tweets to create engaging, accessible history. In December, he filmed a show in Rome with Blink Films and another one in London in mid January.  He traveled to Jordan in February (featured in the Guardian) and heads to Romania in May.  Always check out his social media links for behind the scenes!