AIA Lecturer: Naomi Norman
University of Georgia
Naomi J. Norman, a classical archaeologist holding the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of Classics, is currently the Department Head and Director of the University of Georgia Excavations at Carthage (Tunisia). Educated at Bryn Mawr College (A.B) and the University of Michigan (Ph.D), she was also a fellow of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. She was awarded the M.G. Michael Award for Excellence in Research from UGA and has received major grants, fellowships and awards from the American Philosophical Society, American Council of Learned Societies, Parker Center at Brown University, NEH, Earthwatch and the Kress Foundation to support her research. She was recently named a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor in Classics at the University of Georgia. She has presented over sixty lectures, workshops and papers, and has authored eleven major articles or book chapters on a variety of archaeological topics, over a dozen interim excavation reports and numerous book reviews. Current projects include a book on the archaeology of Roman Carthage and the multi-volume, multi-author publication of the Carthage excavations. She is the Editor-in-Chief of American Journal of Archaeology; past Vice President for Publications of the Archaeological Institute of America.