AIA Lecturer: S. Thomas Parker
North Carolina State University
S. Thomas Parker is Professor with the Department of History, North Carolina State University. He received degrees from Trinity University (TX) and UCLA (M.A. and Ph.D.), and his areas of specialization are the history and archaeology of the Roman Empire, the Roman army and frontiers, Roman Arabia, pottery, and economy. He has conducted fieldwork in Jordan, Israel and Cyprus, and since 1994 has been Director of the Roman Aqaba Project, Jordan. He has received numerous grants and fellowships for his work, and, among other publications, is a contributor to the Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World (ed. R.J.A. Talbert, Princeton University, 2000).