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  • Santo Privitera received his Ph.D. in archaeology and ancient history from the University of Venice in 2008, specializing in Aegean prehistory and protohistory. A former member of the Italian Archaeological School at Athens, he is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the National and Kapodistrian... Read More

  • Nicholas Blackwell received his Ph.D. in classical and Near Eastern archaeology from Bryn Mawr College in 2011 and currently serves as the assistant director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. An archaeologist with field experience in Greece and Cyprus, his research focuses on... Read More

  • 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... Read More

  • Ellinor Larsson has worked as an archaeologist since 1995, mainly in the commercial archaeological sector in Ireland and Sweden, but she has also been involved in a number of research projects in Sweden, Ireland, and Greece. She has been involved in the Priniatikos Pyrgos Project in east Crete... Read More

  • Following a remunerative career in the city, Sue returned to academia as a Hossein-Farmy Scholar at the University of Sheffield, where she received her doctorate in 2000 for her thesis “Weapons, Warfare and Society in the British Later Bronze Age.” Since 2006 she has participated in fieldwork at... Read More

  • Jo Day received her Ph.D. from Trinity College, Dublin, in 2007 and currently is employed as lecturer in classical archaeology and curator of the Classical Museum at University College Dublin. Her edited volume Making Senses of the Past: Toward a Sensory Archaeology (Carbondale, Ill. 2013) resulted... Read More

  • David Ussishkin is professor emeritus of archaeology at Tel-Aviv University, Israel. He received his Ph.D. at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Ussishkin conducted surveys and excavations in several biblical-period sites in Israel, notably the Silwan necropolis in Jerusalem, Lachish, and Betar,... Read More

  • Matthew Adams received his Ph.D. in history from the Pennsylvania State University in 2007, specializing in Egyptology and Near Eastern Archaeology. He is currently director of the Jezreel Valley Regional Project, a long-term, multidisciplinary survey and excavation project investigating the... Read More

  • Laurianne Martinez-Sève is professor of Greek history at Lille University (France). Her research focuses on the Seleucid kingdom and Central Asia and Iran in the Hellenistic period. She is a member of the Franco-Uzbek archaeological team of Sogdiana and has excavated in Samarkand (Uzbekistan). She... Read More

  • Rafael Scopacasa is research fellow at the Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter, United Kingdom, where he received his Ph.D. in 2010. He was the Ralegh Radford Rome Scholar at the British School at Rome in 2010–2011. His most recent publications include Ancient Samnium:... Read More

  • Gül Gürtekin Demir is currently working as professor of classical archaeology at Ege University, Turkey, where she also gained her Ph.D. She specializes in Lydian pottery and Lydian archaeology. Her other areas of interest are the Anatolian Iron Age, interregional relations of Anatolian pottery, as... Read More

  • Margaret M. Andrews is a Ph.D. candidate in the art and archaeology of the Mediterranean world at the University of Pennsylvania. Her dissertation addresses the topographical and social evolution of the Suburba and eastern hills in Rome from the Republican through the Early Medieval periods. She... Read More

  • Spencer Pope is an assistant professor in the Department of Classics at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) and received a Ph.D. in classical archaeology from Brown University in 2006. His research focuses on Greek architecture, urbanization, and the development of the built environment... Read More

  • Eve D’Ambra is the Agnes Rindge Claflin Professor of Art History at Vassar College. Her research has focused on imperial relief sculpture and public monuments in Rome and the funerary commemorations of craftsmen in Ostia. Her current work looks to portraiture of imperial and private women in... Read More

  • Malcolm Wiener is an Aegean prehistorian who has written widely on Minoan Crete and Mycenaean Greece, interactions between Egypt, the Near East, and the Aegean in the Bronze Age, the chronology of the ancient world—including analyses of radiocarbon, tree ring, and ice core dating—Homer and history... Read More

  • Jack L. Davis is Carl W. Blegen Professor of Greek Archaeology at the University of Cincinnati and a former director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. He has excavated and directed surface archaeological surveys in both Greece and Albania. His particular fields of interest... Read More

  • Quentin Letesson is a Marie Curie research fellow at the Aegean Material Culture Laboratory of the University of Toronto. He is also a member of the Aegean Interdisciplinary Studies research group (AegIS) of the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium). His research focuses on a diachronic study... Read More

  • John J. Dobbins is a professor of classical art and archaeology in the McIntire Department of Art at the University of Virginia and is the director of the Pompeii Forum Project. He has been a regular member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and is the president of the... Read More

  • Larry F. Ball is field archaeologist and professor of western art history at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. He has been a regular member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and a Mellon Fellow at the American Academy in Rome. His research focuses on Imperial-era... Read More

  • Anna Lucille Boozer is a lecturer in Roman Mediterranean Archaeology in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Reading (United Kingdom). Her research focuses on Roman Egypt, Meroitic Sudan, imperialism, and daily life. She holds degrees from Columbia University (Ph.D.) and St. John... Read More

  • Elizabeth Palmer Baltes is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University. Her dissertation, “Dedication and Display of Portrait Statues in Ancient Greece: Spatial Practices and Identity Politics,” recontextualizes individual portrait monuments by... Read More

  • Augusta McMahon is a senior lecturer in Mesopotamian archaeology and history in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. She has excavated in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Egypt, and Turkey. Since 2006, she has been field director of the Tell Brak excavations in... Read More

  • Jennifer M. Webb is a research fellow in archaeology at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. She specializes in the archaeology of Bronze Age Cyprus and has codirected and published a number of excavations on the island. She is the author of Ritual Architecture, Iconography and Practice in... Read More

  • Blythe Bowman Proulx is assistant professor of criminal justice in the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. She holds degrees in anthropology, classical studies, and criminal justice. Her research interests include antiquities trafficking,... Read More

  • Naomi F. Miller is a research project manager in the Near East Section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Her research focuses on long-term human impact on the landscape through the analysis of archaeobotanical remains. Another current project involves using plants for preserving the... Read More

  • David Frankel is professor of archaeology at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. His primary areas of research are the indigenous archaeology of southeastern Australia and the prehistoric Bronze Age of Cyprus. He has directed excavations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, and Cyprus. His books... Read More

  • Rabun Taylor is associate professor of classics at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. in classical studies from the University of Minnesota and taught the history of art and architecture at Harvard University from 1998 to 2007. His publications include Public Needs and Private... Read More

  • Erwin Cook is the T.F. Murchison Professor of the Humanities at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1990. His area of specialization is Homer, in which he is widely published. A partial list of recent publications is... Read More

  • Elise A. Friedland is assistant professor of classics and art history in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at George Washington University. She has coedited The Sculptural Environment of the Roman Near East: Reflections on Culture, Ideology, and Power (Leuven... Read More

  • Israel Finkelstein is professor of archaeology at Tel Aviv University. He taught and conducted research at the University of Chicago, Harvard University, the Sorbonne, and other institutions. Among his field projects are the excavations at biblical Shiloh and the celebrated site of Megiddo.... Read More

  • Barbara Helwing holds a Ph.D. from Heidelberg University and taught for several years at Bilkent University in Turkey before she moved to the German Archaeological Institute as head of the Tehran branch. She is also a private lecturer at the University of Tübingen. Her research interests lie with... Read More

  • Alan M. Greaves is Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Liverpool. He was previously a research fellow at the British Institute at Ankara and has worked on excavations and surveys in Turkey for 20 years. His research focuses on regional histories of Ionia, ancient cult, Greek... Read More

  • Kevin Walsh is senior lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York. He has completed research in the southern French Alps, the Roman mill at Barbegal, Montagne Sainte Victoire near Aix-en-Provence, and at Stymphalos in the northern Peloponnese. He is coeditor of two books:... Read More

  • An archaeologist since 2006, Lucrezia Spera is professor of archaeology and late antiquity at the Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata.” She has written numerous contributions for monographs, specialized journals, encyclopedias, and reports for national and international conferences. Her... Read More

  • Professor Brian Rose is the James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania, and is Past President of the AIA. He holds his degrees from Columbia University (Ph.D.) and Haverford College, and his specialties include Roman art and archaeology and the archaeology of... Read More

  • Jodi Magness (courtesy J. Haberman).

    Jodi Magness is the Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has a B.A. in archaeology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Ph.D. in classical archaeology from the... Read More

  • Giorgos Vavouranakis is a lecturer at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Sheffield (United Kingdom) in 2002. He is author of Funerary Landscapes East of Lasithi Crete in the Bronze Age (BAR-IS 1606 [Oxford 2007]) and editor of... Read More

  • Cameron Petrie conducts research on various aspects of the archaeology of India, Pakistan, and Iran. He received his B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Sydney (1993–2003). He was then appointed as the Katherine and Leonard Woolley Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College, Oxford (2003–2006... Read More

  • Michael B. Cosmopoulos is the Hellenic Government-Karakas Foundation Professor of Greek Studies and professor of archaeology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. His fields of interest include the Aegean Bronze Age, the emergence of states, and Greek mystery cults. He has excavated at several... Read More

  • Robert R. Stieglitz is professor emeritus at Rutgers University, where he was the director of the undergraduate Ancient and Medieval Civilizations Program. He received his Ph.D. in ancient Mediterranean studies from Brandeis University. He excavated at coastal sites in Greece and Israel and is the... Read More

  • Sarah P. Morris is Steinmetz Professor of Classical Archaeology and Material Culture in the Department of Classics and the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA. Her teaching and research include the Aegean Bronze Age, Greek literature and religion, field archaeology (ceramics, architecture, and... Read More

  • John K. Papadopoulos is Professor of Archaeology & Classics with the Cotsen Institute, University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Papadopoulos received his PhD from the University of Sydney, and remained there as a professor until 1994, when he took a curator position at the J. Paul Getty... Read More

  • Sergio Sgalambro is an architect at the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Lazio (Rome) of the Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo. His work engages mainly the aspects of surveying, analyzing, and the reconstruction of ancient monuments. Sgalambro has published many... Read More

  • Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Elizabeth Bartman (Ph.D., Columbia University) was trained as a classicist at Brown University (B.A.) and received her graduate degrees (M.A. and Ph.D.) in art and archaeology from Columbia. Having taught at various institutions including Johns... Read More

  • Donald Haggis is Nicholas A. Cassas Term Professor of Greek Studies and professor of classical archaeology in the Department of Classics, the Curriculum in Archaeology, and the Research Laboratories of Archaeology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). He is a contributing... Read More

  • Rachel Kousser is an associate professor at the City University of New York. She has received fellowships from the Getty Research Institute, the Center for the Advanced Study of the Visual Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Mellon Foundation. Her first book, Hellenistic and... Read More

  • Jeremy Hartnett is Associate Professor of Classics with Wabash College. He holds his degrees from the University of Michigan (M.A. and Ph.D.), was awarded the American Academy in Rome 2003 Rackham Distinguished Dissertation Awards, and was a 2008 NEH Summer Seminar Participant. His areas of... Read More

  • Bridget Buxton is an assistant professor in history at the University of Rhode Island. She holds an M.A. from Victoria University of Wellington and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Her areas of specialization are Mediterranean underwater archaeology and Greek and Roman history... Read More

  • Diana E.E. Kleiner is Dunham Professor of History of Art and Classics at Yale. She is the author of numerous books on Roman art and architecture and a pioneer in online education, founding, directing, and participating in Open Yale Courses. Her Roman Architecture course is available at http://oyc.... Read More

  • Stephen H. Savage received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University in 1995, where he is IT manager for the Archaeological Research Institute and director of the Geo-Archaeological Information Applications Lab. His research interests include early complex societies in the Near East, the Levantine... Read More

  • Ingrid Edlund-Berry specializes in Etruscan and Italian archaeology and culture and has conducted fieldwork at Murlo/Poggio Civitate, Tuscany; Metaponto, Basilicata; Poggio Colla, Tuscany; and Morgantina, Sicily. Her recent publications include “Early Rome and the Making of ‘Roman’ Identity Through... Read More

  • Richard D. De Puma is professor emeritus of classical art and archaeology at the University of Iowa, where he taught for 36 years. He earned his B.A. at Swarthmore College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in classical archaeology from Bryn Mawr College. A long-time lecturer for the Archaeological Institute... Read More

  • Larissa Bonfante is professor emerita of classics at New York University, long-time member of the Archaeological Institute of America, and member of the German Archaeological Institute and the American Philosophical Society. She is currently working with Helen Nagy on the publication of Highlights... Read More

  • Christopher Ratté is a classical archaeologist specializing in the archaeology of western Asia Minor. His publications include numerous field reports on the excavations at Sardis and Aphrodisias, a monograph on Lydian architecture at Sardis, and he has coedited volumes on recent research at... Read More

  • A. Bernard Knapp is Emeritus Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Glasgow and Honorary Research Fellow at the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute. He coedits the Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology with John F. Cherry and Peter... Read More

  • Andrew Stewart is Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology with the Departments of Art History and Classics at University of California, Berkeley, and also the Nicholas C. Petris Professor of Greek Studies, and Co-Curator of Mediterranean Archaeology at the Phoebe Apperson Hearst... Read More

  • Joseph W. Shaw, emeritus professor at the University of Toronto, has lately focused on the architecture and the general character of the Bronze Age Aegean. In particular, he and his wife, Maria, discovered, excavated, and published (starting in 1976) the southern Cretan site of Kommos—the seaport... Read More

  • Lea M. Stirling is professor of classics at the University of Manitoba and held the Canada Research Chair in Roman Archaeology from 2001 to 2012. Her art historical research focuses on Roman and Late Antique statuary and its role in society. She is also interested in the archaeology of the Roman... Read More

  • Ömer Çelik is a staff archaeologist at the Hatay Archaeology Museum. He was born and raised in Antioch. He studied protohistory and Near Eastern archaeology at Istanbul University. Currently, he is finishing his master’s degree at Mustafa Kemal University in the Department of Archaeology.... Read More

  • Kathryn Gutzwiller is professor of classics at the University of Cincinnati. As a literary scholar with special interests in Hellenistic literature and the relationship of text and image, she has published a number of books, including Theocritus’ Pastoral Analogies: The Formation of a Genre (... Read More

  • Søren Handberg is a classical archaeologist with a Ph.D. from Aarhus University, Denmark. His main research interests include the Greek settlements in Magna Graecia and the Black Sea, consumption patterns in the ancient world, and the interpretation of ceramic assemblages. He currently holds a... Read More

  • Pia Guldager Bilde (A.M.) is associate professor in classical archaeology at the University of Aarhus, Denmark. Her main interests are in the material culture of the Late Hellenistic and Roman Republican periods. For the past 10 years, she has been directing a research center focused on the history... Read More

  • Gianfranco Adornato is currently a Getty Scholar and an assistant professor of classic archaeology at the Scuola Normale Superior (SNS), Pisa, Italy. He received his Ph.D. in art history at the SNS in 2004. He chaired and organized the conferences “Scolpire il marmo: Importazioni, artisti... Read More

  • During his master’s studies, Jeffrey G. Royal excavated in Calabria and refined his interests in the Roman economy and technology. This interest led him to Texas A&M University, where he received his doctorate and participated in field projects in Turkey, Israel, and Morocco. Royal took the... Read More

  • John M. Marston is a postdoctoral fellow at Brown University, jointly appointed in the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World and the Environmental Change Initiative. He received his Ph.D. in archaeology from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2010. An environmental... Read More

  • Lauren Ristvet is an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania and the Robert H. Dyson assistant curator in the University Museum. Her research interests include archaeological approaches to empire, sovereignty, and ritual performance in the Near East and the Caucasus. She currently... Read More

  • Robert Bryant holds a B.A. in history and anthropology from Georgia State University. His research interest focuses on the complete digitization of excavation data into a cohesive multidimensional database that can be used to program predictive computer models and better understand the interplay... Read More

  • Veli Bakhshaliyev received his B.A. from Naxçıvan State University, his Ph.D. from Leningrad State University, and an honorary degree from Baku State University. He is currently head of the Department of Archaeology at the Naxçıvan branch of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The author... Read More

  • Safar Ashurov received his B.A. from Naxçıvan State Pedagogical Institute and his Ph.D. from the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS). He is currently the scientific secretary for the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography at ANAS. He has published extensively on the Early Bronze Age in... Read More

  • Peter Schultz is the Olin J. Storvick Chair of Classical Studies at Concordia College. He received his Ph.D. in classical archaeology from the University of Athens in 2003. He is coeditor/coauthor (with R. von den Hoff) of Early Hellenistic Portraiture: Image, Style, Context (Cambridge 2007),... Read More

  • Jenifer Neils (A.B., Bryn Mawr College, Ph.D., Princeton University) is the Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History and Classics at Case Western Reserve University and chair of the Managing Committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. She has excavated in Greece and Italy... Read More

  • Cynthia Finlayson has been working in the Near East since 1974 and is currently the director of the Syro-American Expeditions to Palmyra and Apamea, Syria, as well as director for the Brigham Young University/Syrian Department of Antiquities Projects at the Azem Palace in Damascus. Finlayson has... Read More

  • Ursula Rothe gained her doctorate from the University of Manchester in 2007 and has since worked at the University of Edinburgh, first as a teaching associate, then as a Leverhulme Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Her research focuses on Roman provincial archaeology, in particular funerary monuments... Read More

  • Jill A. Weber is a consulting scholar in the Near East Section for the University of Pennsylvania’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Her research is broadly focused on the interactions between humans and animals in ancient Near Eastern societies. Read More

  • Joanna S. Smith is an associate professional specialist in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University. Her most recent books are Art and Society in Cyprus from the Bronze Age into the Iron Age (New York 2009) and Views from Phlamoudhi, Cyprus (Boston 2008). She has served as the... Read More

  • Hans H. Curvers is an independent heritage consultant trained in west Asian prehistory and archaeology at the University of Amsterdam. His heritage consultancy work stretches from Lebanon to Afghanistan and includes excavation, conservation, and landscaping projects.  He currently codirects the Umm... Read More

  • Pier Luigi Tucci is assistant professor of Roman Art and Architecture in the Department of History of Art, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. He has also held posts at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici in Naples, and at Royal Holloway... Read More

  • Marie-Louise B. Nosch has studied ancient history in universities in France and Italy. She holds her Ph.D. from the University of Salzburg, Austria. Her main research topic is Linear B inscription and the administration of Mycenaean textile production in palace economies. This had lead to... Read More

  • Harrison Eiteljorg II founded the Center for the Study of Architecture and serves as its director and as editor of the three-issues-per-year CSA Newsletter. His research interests include the entrance to the Athenian Acropolis, issues surrounding the work of ancient Greek architects, and the use... Read More

  • Donato Attanasio, chemist and spectroscopist, works in Rome as an associate researcher at the Istituto di Struttura della Materia (National Research Council). His current projects are focused on the search and investigation of unknown ancient marble quarries in Asia Minor and led to the discovery... Read More

  • Philip Stinson is an assistant professor of classics at the University of Kansas. He earned his Ph.D. in the history of art and classical archaeology from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. He works as an excavator and architect at the archaeological sites of Aphrodisias and Sardis... Read More

  • Jeremy Rutter is an emeritus professor in the classics department at Dartmouth College, where he taught Greek archaeology for 35 years. His research has focused on Bronze Age Aegean ceramics, relative chronology, and interregional exchange within the eastern Mediterranean. Read More

  • Josep Maria Palet is currently a senior researcher and director of postgraduate studies at the Catalan Institute of Classical Archaeology (ICAC), Tarragona, Spain. He created and has been directing the Landscape Archaeology Research Group (GIAP) at the ICAC since 2009. His research focuses on... Read More

  • Eleni Nodarou (B.A., M.Sc., Ph.D.) has studied archaeology in Athens, Greece, and Sheffield, United Kingdom. She is currently the head of the W.A. McDonald Laboratory of Petrography of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete. Her research interests include pottery analysis and ceramics ... Read More

  • Joshua Englehardt is a doctoral candidate in anthropology specializing in Mesoamerican epigraphy and archaeology. His research focuses on Mesoamerican writing systems and the correlation of emerging scripts with diachronic changes in material culture. He has lived, worked, and studied in Nepal,... Read More

  • Ben Gearey is a lecturer in environmental archaeology at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. His research interests include wetland archaeology and paleoenvironments and the geoarchaeology of alluvial landscapes. Read More

  • David Ben-Shlomo is based at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he conducts archaeological research on the Bronze and Iron Ages and petrographic analysis of pottery from the Levant during these periods. In addition, he is a visiting scientist in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D... Read More

  • Assaf Yasur-Landau (Ph.D. 2003, Tel Aviv University) is a senior lecturer at the Department of Maritime Civilizations and a senior researcher at the Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies, University of Haifa. He has published extensively on interactions between the Aegean and the Levant during... Read More

  • R.J.A. Wilson is professor of the archaeology of the Roman empire and director of the Centre for the Study of Ancient Sicily at the University of British Columbia. He holds an Oxford M.A. and D.Phil. and taught at the universities of Dublin and Nottingham before moving to Vancouver in 2006. His... Read More

  • Daniel Pullen is professor of archaeology in the Department of Classics at Florida State University. He received his Ph.D. in anthropology and classical archaeology from Indiana University. He codirects (with Thomas Tartaron of the University of Pennsylvania) the Saronic Harbors Archaeological... Read More

  • William A. Parkinson is Associate Curator of Eurasian Anthropology at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. His theoretical interests include the long-term social dynamics of early villages and archaic states. He currently directs archaeological projects in Hungary and Greece. Read More

  • Dimitri Nakassis is assistant professor of classics at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on the archaeology and scripts of the Aegean Bronze Age, in particular the administrative practices of the Mycenaean state. He is the author of Individuals and Society in Mycenaean Pylos (Leiden... Read More

  • Justin Leidwanger is completing his doctorate in the art and archaeology of the Mediterranean world at the University of Pennsylvania. His research and fieldwork focus on Roman ceramics and economic regionalism, especially as they relate to maritime commerce and cultural heritage along the coasts... Read More

  • Elizabeth S. Greene is an associate professor in the Department of Classics at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. Her research interests include the ancient economy, maritime connectivity, and archaeological ethics. Currently she is involved in the study of archaic shipwreck and harbor... Read More

  • Nurith Goshen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Group in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World (AAMW) at the University of Pennsylvania. Her dissertation focuses on the emergence of palatial institutes at the beginning of the second millennium in the Aegean and the... Read More

  • Michael Galaty is professor of anthropology and head of the Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures at Mississippi State University. His areas of interest include the archaeology of complex societies and state formation, regional archaeological survey, and the scientific analysis of... Read More

  • Timothy Earle (B.A., Harvard University 1969; Ph.D., University of Michigan 1973) has been a professor of anthropology at UCLA from 1973 to 1995 and at Northwestern University since 1995. He was director of the Institute of Archaeology at UCLA 1987–1992 and chair of the department at Northwestern... Read More

  • Brian Daniels is a fellow at the Penn Cultural Heritage Center and studies the development of ideas about cultural property. He is also lecturer in the Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies Program at Rutgers University and holds an appointment as research associate with the Smithsonian’s... Read More

  • Kostis S. Christakis teaches at the University of Crete, Department of Education. His written work, including three monographs and various articles, is concerned with topics related to the economic and political organization of Bronze Age Crete, household archaeology, subsistence economy, the... Read More

  • Eric H. Cline has degrees in classical archaeology, Near Eastern archaeology, and ancient history from Dartmouth College, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania. He is chair of the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and director of the Capitol... Read More

  • Natalie L.C. Stevens is associated member of the Amsterdam Archaeological Center of the University of Amsterdam. She holds degrees from Leiden University (M.A.) and the University of Amsterdam (Ph.D.). Her research focuses on Etruscology, especially Hellenistic urns from Chiusi, sanctuaries, votive... Read More

  • Karen B. Stern is assistant professor of history at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and specializes in the inscriptions, art, and cultural history of Jewish populations in the late ancient Mediterranean. Educated at Dartmouth College and Brown University, she is a National... Read More

  • Glenn M. Schwartz is Whiting Professor of Archaeology at Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on the emergence and early history of urban societies in Syria and Mesopotamia, and he currently codirects the Umm el-Marra archaeological project in Syria. Read More

  • Clive Ruggles is emeritus professor of archaeoastronomy at the University of Leicester. He has worked in many parts of the world and published several books, together with more than 100 papers and articles on subjects varying from prehistoric Europe and pre-Columbian America to indigenous... Read More

  • Roman Roth teaches classics at the University of Cape Town. Before moving to South Africa in 2008, he was a Research Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge. His publications include Styling Romanisation: Pottery and Society in Central Italy (Cambridge University Press 2007) and several articles and... Read More

  • Nicholas K. Rauh is professor of classics in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at Purdue University. He received his doctorate in ancient history in 1986 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on the cultural and social history and material culture... Read More

  • Lynne Lancaster graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor of architecture before earning her doctorate in classical archaeology at Oxford University in 1996. In 2001-2002, she was a fellow at the American Academy in Rome. She has published articles on the Colosseum, Trajan’s column, and... Read More

  • Pierre Juhel holds an undergraduate degree in philosophy (Sorbonne University, Panthéon) and a Ph.D. in ancient history (Sorbonne University, Paris). His 2007 doctoral dissertation will be published in the forthcoming Cambridge University Press series Armies of the Ancient World, under the title,... Read More

  • Maria Bonghi Jovino is director of the Tarquinia Project and has been professor of etruscology and Italic archaelogy at the University of Milan. She has also directed excavations at Pompeii (Regio VI, Insula 5). She is a member of the Council of Istituto Nazionale di Studi Etruschi ed Italici in... Read More

  • Simon James is a British archaeologist who took his degrees at the London Institute of Archaeology. He then spent a decade at the British Museum before returning to the university sector, first at Durham and then Leicester, where he is currently a reader in Roman archaeology. He has studied the pre... Read More

  • Ine Jacobs received her doctorate in classical archaeology from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium). She explores Late Antique urban developments in her forthcoming book Aesthetic Maintenance of Civic Space: The “Classical” City from the 4th to the 7th c. AD (Leuven). Her research... Read More

  • Heather Jackson is currently an honorary research fellow at the University of Melbourne and codirector of the Australian excavations at the Hellenistic site of Jebel Khalid on the Euphrates in north Syria. Her first degree was in classics in the University of London (1959), and she taught classics... Read More

  • Jeffrey M. Hurwit is Philip H. Knight Professor of Art History and Classics at the University of Oregon. He is the author of such articles as “The Problem with Dexileos: Heroic and Other Nudities in Greek Art” (AJA 111 [2007] 35–60) and “The Kritios Boy: Discovery, Reconstruction, and Date” (AJA 93... Read More

  • Nicholas Hudson is assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He earned his doctorate from the University of Minnesota, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies. He has conducted ceramic studies at Roman sites throughout the... Read More

  • Julie Hruby is assistant professor of classics at Dartmouth College. Her research interests include ancient craft production and producers, socioeconomic aspects of feasting, and the application of forensic techniques to archaeological problems. She has been working on ceramics from the Palace of... Read More

  • Maura K. Heyn is assistant professor in the Department of Classical Studies at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her doctorate is from UCLA (2002), where she studied the art and archaeology of the eastern Roman provinces. She focuses on the funerary art of Palmyra as a means of... Read More

  • Miltiades Hatzopoulos is an ancient historian, member of the French Academy (Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres), director of the Research Centre for Greek and Roman Antiquity, and vice president of the National Research Foundation (Athens). He is the author or editor of 20 monographs,... Read More

  • Sarah Harvey completed her undergraduate degree at Bryn Mawr College, was a graduating senior Fulbright scholar at the University of Vienna, and received her master’s and doctorate in classical art and archaeology from the University of Michigan. Her past research has focused on the Roman... Read More

  • Lidewijde de Jong received her master’s in Mediterranean archaeology from the University of Amsterdam and a doctorate in classical archaeology from Stanford University. She works as assistant professor in the Classics Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research... Read More

  • Paola Davoli graduated with a degree in Egyptology from the University of Bologna and earned her doctorate from the same university in 1997. At present, she is associate professor of Egyptology at University of Salento (Lecce). She has codirected, with M. Capasso, the archaeological mission at... Read More

  • Krastyu Chukalev completed his education at the New Bulgarian University in Sofia, Bulgaria. His main research interests are prehistoric archaeology and quantitative methods in archaeology. He has participated in the annual campaign at Tell Yunatsite, Bulgaria, since 2001. Read More

  • William G. Cavanagh is professor of Aegean prehistory and director of the Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies at the University of Nottingham. He has codirected and published a number of field projects in Laconia: the Laconia Survey (with Joost Crouwel et al.), the Laconia Rural Sites... Read More

  • Matthew Canepa (Ph.D. University of Chicago) teaches in the Department of Art History at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His research focuses on the intersection of art, ritual, and power in ancient Iran and the Mediterranean. His recent publications include Theorizing Cross Cultural... Read More

  • Efrosyni Boutsikas is a lecturer of classical archaeology at the University of Kent, United Kingdom. Her research involves the role of astronomy in ancient Greek religious practice, Greek cosmology, catasterism myths, and religious timekeeping. Her current project investigates the relationships... Read More

  • Douglas Ryan Boin is a Max-Planck Award postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Classics at The University of Texas at Austin, as well as a research associate in the Institute for the Study of Antiquity and Christian Origins. He received his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University... Read More

  • Nissim Amzallag (Ph.D.) is a researcher in plant physiology, who has worked at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as well as the Judea Center for Research and Development. To the field of archaeometallurgy, he arrived via philosophy of sciences / history of ideas, the other domain of his academic... Read More

  • Bernice Jones

    Bernice R. Jones teaches art history at Ringling College of Art and Design and holds a Ph.D. in Greek and Roman art from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She specializes in interconnections between the Aegean and the Near East in the Bronze Age, with a focus on dress and textiles.... Read More