Affiliation: University of Rome - La Sapienza
Adriano la Regina is a Professor at the Universita di Roma, “La Sapienza”, in the Department of Archaeology. From 1976 to 2004, he was the Superintendent of Antiquities for the City of Rome. He restructured the Museo Nazionale Romano (Baths of Dioclecian), and promoted the restoration of the main ancient buildings in Rome. Since 2004, he has served as the President of the National Institute of Archaeology and the History of Art. Since 2007, he has served as the President as the Istituto Nazionale di Archeologia and the Park of the Appian Way. He studied in Rome and at Oxford University, concentrating on the pre-Roman civilization of Italy, and in particular that of the Sannio, where archaeological digs are currently underway. Professor La Regina is the AIA Hanfmann Lecturer for 2009/2010.