Meet Our Lecturers

Lisa C. Pieraccini received her Ph.D at UC Santa Barbara. Pieraccini lived in Rome for many years where she taught and conducted research at the Etruscan site of Cerveteri. She now teaches in the History of Art Department at the University of California Berkeley. Active at the southern Etruscan city, Caere (known today as Cerveteri), her research interests and publications include Etruscan pottery, burial customs, Etruscan and Roman wall painting and the reception of the Etruscans in the 18th and 19th centuries. Her book, Around the Hearth: Caeretan Cylinder-Stamped Braziers (2003) is the first comprehensive study of a unique class of over 350 Etruscans braziers. Her analysis examines different aspects of origin, production, iconography, style and chronology. 

Hrvoje Potrebica is with the University of Zagreb, where he also earned his degrees; he also has training as an underwater archaeologist and in aerial archaeology.  His research interests are Iron Age Europe, and Bronze and Iron Age elites.  Professor Potrebica is President of the Croatian Archaeological Association, of the Center for Prehistoric Research, and is also on the Steering Committee of the International Congress of Underwater Archaeology.  Since 2001 he has been the leader of the excavations at Kaptol in northern Croatia, and is in charge of several smaller excavation projects throughout the country.  He is an AIA Kress Lecturer for 2013/2014.

Patricia Remler teaches Egyptology and Egyptian Art at the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University; she is also an author and photographer who has worked on several projects with her husband, Egyptologist Bob Brier.  She has served as Researcher for four Learning Channel documentaries (Pyramids, Tombs, and Mummies, The Great Egyptians, Napoleon's Obsession: The Quest for Egypt, and Unwrapped, The Mysterious World of Mummies), and is the author of several children’s books, including Egyptian Mythology A - Z.  Her photographs have appeared in Archaeology magazine and numerous foreign publications.

Christopher Rodning is Assistant Professor with the Department of Anthropology, Tulane University. He holds his degrees from Harvard University (A.B.) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Ph.D.), and his areas of specialization are the archaeology of North America (particularly western North Carolina), culture contact and colonialism, the archaeology of gender, architecture and built environment, and Cherokee and Catawba towns. He currently Co-Director of the Exploring Joara Project in western North Carolina, examining Native American towns and 16th century Spanish contact.

Christopher Roosevelt is with the Department of Archaeology at Boston University, and holds his degrees from Cornell University (Ph.D.) and Colby College.  His areas of specialization are Bronze and Iron Age Anatolian and Eastern Mediterranean archaeology, Classical archaeology, Lydian, Persian and Greek interaction in Western Anatolia, landscape archaeology, geographic information systems (GIS), and heritage management.  Professor Roosevelt was the 2012/2013 AIA Hanfmann Lecturer.
 
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