AIA Lecturer: Carolyn Willekes
University of Calgary
Carolyn Willekes is completing her Ph.D. with the Department of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary, and holds her M.A. from there and her B.A. from the University of Guelph. Her research interests are the breeding, training and use of the horse in the ancient world, the art and history of the Near East and East-West relations, Central Asian and Near Eastern nomadic groups, and Greek history and archaeology, especially the late Classical and Hellenistic periods. Her most recent publication will be "Horse Racing and Chariot Racing", co-authored with S. Bell, in The Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life (forthcoming, Oxford University Press).