Florence Gaignerot-Driessen

Florence Gaignerot-Driessen received her Ph.D. in Greek archaeology from the Sorbonne (Paris IV) in 2013 and currently holds a temporary teaching and research position in ancient history and archaeology at the University of Picardie (Amiens). Her research focuses on Dark Age Crete, in particular on the formation process of the polis and definition of social groups. She is involved in different ongoing archaeological projects on Crete, at Sissi (Belgian School of Athens [EBSA]), Dreros (French School in Athens [EFA], 24th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities), and Anavlochos (24th Ephorate), where she excavates and studies remains dating from Late Minoan III to the Hellenistic period.