Dr. Michael Hoff, Professor of Art History at the University of Nebraska (Ph.D. Boston University) and a former member of the AIA’s Board of Trustees, is a classical archaeologist who specializes in the Roman period in Greece and Asia Minor. He has wide excavation experience in Greece and Turkey, including Athens, Corinth, Nemea, Crete, and for over 20 years he has been engaged in archaeological research in the region of Rough Cilicia in southern Turkey. Since 2005 Professor Hoff has directed the excavations at the Roman-era city of Antiochia ad Cragum in Rough Cilicia. He is also a specialist in the field of Roman architecture, and will shed light on the well-preserved structural remains of antiquity we will encounter as well as provide necessary background for Roman presence in the region. In addition to many publications, Professor Hoff has participated for over 20 years in the AIA’s national lecture program and has directed many university-sponsored study tours to Greece. Professor Hoff is a veteran in hosting AIA travelers on small-ship programs.
Professor of Art History at the University of Nebraska
October 3-11, 2023