Lecturers
Elizabeth Pierce
Elizabeth Pierce was a journalist before pursuing her master's degree and PhD in archaeology from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. The main focus of her doctoral research was on the Vikings and Norse in the North Atlantic region, including...
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Mary MacLeod Rivett
Dr. Mary MacLeod Rivett was born in London, England, to a Scottish-Canadian family. Her father’s family was from Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, and she spent a lot of time in the Hebrides as a child. Mary earned her B.A. from the University of Cambridge...
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David G. Romano
David G. Romano is the Karabots Professor of Greek Archaeology in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, as well as field director and co-director of the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project. In addition to his scholarly...
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Margaret Cool Root
Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Margaret Cool Root is Professor of Near Eastern and Classical Art and Archaeology in the Department of the History of Art and the Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology at the...
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C. Brian Rose
Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host C. Brian Rose (Ph.D., Columbia University) is James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania and Deputy Director of the University’s Museum of Archaeology and...
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Kathleen Ryor
Kathleen Ryor, Professor of Art History and Director of Asian Studies at Carleton College, is an expert in Chinese art and architecture and teaches courses on Asian art history as well as the Introduction to Art History. Her other research and...
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David A. Sensabaugh
David A. Sensabaugh, Curator of Asian Art at the Yale University Art Gallery, is a specialist in the history of Chinese art. Before joining the staff of the Yale University Art Gallery, David taught the history of Chinese art in the Department of...
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Cynthia W. Shelmerdine
Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Cynthia W. Shelmerdine is Robert M. Armstrong Centennial Professor, emerita, in the Classics Department at The University of Texas at Austin. Her specialty is the Aegean Bronze Age, particularly...
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Rita Sodha
Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Rita Sodha is an Indian art expert who specializes in prehistoric, tribal, folk, and popular art, as well as Indian painting. Rita has led several study tours throughout India since 2008, and...
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Barry Strauss
Barry Strauss, the Bryce and Edith M. Bowmar Professor in Humanistic Studies at Cornell University, is chair of Cornell’s Department of History, a military historian with a focus on ancient Greece and Rome, and an acclaimed author whose books...
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