Barbara Burrell is an associate professor of Roman Archaeology in the Department of Classics, Brock University. After receiving her Ph.D. from Harvard University, Professor Burrell taught at Swarthmore College, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Cincinnati. She specializes in the eastern provinces of the Roman empire, the archaeology of Israel (esp. Caesarea and Herod the Great), Roman provincial coins, Greek epigraphy of Asia Minor, Hellenistic and Roman imperial art, architecture, and history, gender and archaeological theory, and the emperor Hadrian. She has ongoing research at sites in Greece and in Israel, where she is the field director at Caesarea Maritima and codirector at Promontory Palace, and she is currently the director of the Brock Archaeological Practicum at Stabiae, Italy.