AIA Lecturer: John Papadopoulos
John K. Papadopoulos is Professor of Archaeology & Classics with the Cotsen Institute, University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Papadopoulos received his PhD from the University of Sydney, and remained there as a professor until 1994, when he took a curator position at the J. Paul Getty Museum. His areas of specialization are the archaeology of Greece (especially Late Bronze Age, Early Iron Age, Archaic and Classical periods), the archaeology of colonization, and the integration of archaeological and literary evidence in the study of the past. He has excavated widely in Australia at Aboriginal and historic sites, as well as in Greece, Albania and Italy. He is currently the co-director at excavations of a prehistoric burial tumulus at Lofkënd, Albania. Professor Papadopoulos has authored, co-authored or edited 9 books and over 75 articles. He has held both the AIA’s Norton and Joukowksy Fellowships, and in 2010/2011 was the AIA’s Thompson Lecturer.
See John Papadopoulos's work in the American Journal of Archaeology: