AIA Lecturer: Thomas H. Carpenter
Thomas H. Carpenter is the Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities and Distinguished Professor of Classics with the Department of Classics and World Religions at Ohio University. He received his degrees at Oxford University (D.Phil.), Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University, and his areas of specialization are Greek iconography, mythology, and religion. He has published extensively, particularly on Dionysian imagery, and is currently working on The Italic People of Apulia: New Evidence from Pottery for Workshops, Markets and Customs ed. with K. Lynch and E. Robinson (Cambridge, forthcoming). Professor Carpenter is a Joukowsky Lecturer for the AIA's 2014/2015 Lecture Program.
DNA research from the AIA-supported site of Hoyo Negro makes important connections between the earliest settlers of the Americas and modern Native Americans.
Download the Program's 2014 Annual Report to learn about its many accomplishments and initiatives this past year.
The most recent Site Preservation Grant was awarded to a preservation and outreach project at Narce, Italy.