National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Derek Counts

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Derek B. Counts is Associate Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology with the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.  He received his PhD in Old World Archaeology and Art from Brown University and holds degrees in Classics from Davidson College (A.B.) and the University of Georgia (M.A.). His areas of specialization are the archaeology of Greece, Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean, Cypriote sculpture and related iconography, Cypriote sanctuaries and cults, and the archaeology of religion.  Professor Counts is Associate Director of the Athienou Archaeological Projectin Cyprus, where he has been excavating for the last fifteen years.  His volume on The Master of Animals in Old World Iconography, co-edited with Bettina Arnold, is due out in the fall of 2010.


See Derek Counts's work in the American Journal of Archaeology.

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