AIA Lecturer: Justin Leidwanger
Justin Leidwanger is Assistant Professor with the Department of Classics, Stanford University; he holds his degrees from the University Pennsylvania (Ph.D.), Texas A&M University, and Loyola University. His research interests include the economic networks that shaped ancient maritime commerce during the Roman and Late Antique era. Professor Leidwanger is the Director of the Stanford University/Soprintendenza del Mare Marzamemi Maritime Heritage Project (Pachino, Siracusa, Sicily), and Co-Director of the Middle East Technical University/Brock University/Stanford University Burgaz Harbors Project (Burgaz, Datça, Muğla, Turkey). He is also the Principle Investigator for a number of projects on the Yassıada shipwreck, and an Eastern Mediterranean study of basket-handle amphoras. Professor Leidwanger is the AIA's McCann/Taggart Lecturer for 2016/2017.
See Justin Leidwanger's work in the American Journal of Archaeology: