National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: J. Theodore Peña

Affiliation: University of California, Berkeley

J. Theodore Peña is Professor of Roman Archaeology with Department of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley.  He holds his degrees from the University of Michigan (Ph.D.) and Wesleyan University, and his research interests include the archaeology of Roman and pre-Roman Italy, ancient economy and economic archaeology, material culture studies, text-based archaeology, and ceramic studies.  Professor Peña is Director of the Pompeii Artifact Life History Project and the Palatine East Pottery Project. He has published extensively, and his current projects include the Cambridge Handbook of Roman Pottery in the Mediterranean Basin (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).  Professor Peña is an AIA Joukowsky Lecturer for 2015/2016.

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