AIA Lecturer: Nassos Papalexandrou
Nassos Papalexandrou is Associate Professor with the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds his degrees from Princeton University (Ph.D.) and the Kapodistrian University of Athens, and his areas of specialization are Greek art and archaeology, the Orientalizing phenomenon, and Mediteranean Archaeology. He has excavated on Crete, Naxos, and Cyprus, and is working an several research projects on the use and importation of trypod cauldrons. His first book, The Visual Poetics of Power: Warriors, Youths, and Tripods in Early Greece, was published in 2005, and he is currently working on a second book that explores the role of monsters in the arts and rituals of Early Greece.