National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: James Higginbotham

Affiliation: Bowdoin College

James Higginbotham is the Henry Johnson Associate Professor of Classical Archaeology at Bowdoin College, and received his degrees from the University of Michigan (Ph.D.).  His areas of specialization are Greek and Roman colonization, ancient Spain, villas of the Roman Republic, the Romanization of Italy, and cultural patrimony.  Since 1991 Professor Higginbotham has been Field Director of the excavations at Paestum in Italy, and has also excevated in Israel and Greece.  His publications include contributions in J. G. Pedley and M. Torelli, The Sanctuary of Santa Venera at Paestum I, (Rome 1993) and Piscinae. Artificial Fishponds in Roman Italy, (Chapel Hill 1997).

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