Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Tess Davis

Affiliation: The Antiquities Coalition and the University of Glasgow

Tess Davis is the Executive Director of The Antiquities Coalition and an Affiliated Researcher with the University of Glasgow.  She holds her degrees from the University of Georgia (Juris Doctor) and Boston University, and her areas of specialization are cultural heritage preservation and law, illicit antiquities trade, and Cambodia.  She has conducted field work in Southeast Asia (primarily Cambodia), and her most recent publications are “Crime and Conflict: Temple Looting in Cambodia,” in Cultural Property Crime (2014, Brill), and “Temple Looting in Cambodia: Anatomy of a Statue Trafficking Network,” in British Journal of Criminology (2014), both co-written with S. Mackenzie.

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