AIA Lecturer: Dimitri Nakassis
Dimitri Nakassis is Associate Professor with the Department of Classics, University of Toronto, and holds his degrees from the University of Texas at Austin (Ph.D. and M.A.), and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (B.A.). His areas of specialization include Greek archaeology, especially the Late Bronze Age, Linear B and early writing systems, and survey archaeology. Professor Nakassis is co-director for the Western Argolid Regional Project, and his recent publications include KE-RA-ME-JA: Studies Presented to Cynthia W. Shelmerdine, co-editor, (Prehistory Monographs 46, INSTAP, 2014), and Individuals and Society in Mycenaean Pylos (Mnemosyne Supplements, History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity 358, 2013).
Professor Nakassis has been named a 2015 MacArthur Foundation Fellow for his work on transforming our understanding of prehistoric Greek Societies.
See Dimitri Nakassis's work in the American Journal of Archaeology: