AIA Lecturer: Ronald T. Marchese
University of Minnesota
Ronald Marchese is with the Department of Humanities and Classics at the University of Minnesota at Duluth, and holds his degrees from New York University (Ph.D.), Columbia University, and Fresno City College. His fields include the archaeology of Bronze Age, Archaic, and Classical Greece, late antiquity and the early Middle Ages, Bronze Age Anatolia, nomadic and village life of the modern Middle East, and Armenian religious textiles. His recent volume, Splendor and Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul, co-authored with Marlene Breu, has received the R.L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award from the Textile Society of America.