AIA Tours

AIA Lecturer/Host: Nancy Wilkie

Nancy Wilkie is a distinguished archaeologist and professor who has lectured to acclaim on numerous educational tours and cruises around the world, particularly throughout the Mediterranean. She is William H. Laird Professor of Classics, Anthropology, and the Liberal Arts, Emerita, at Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota) where she was co-coordinator of the Archaeology Concentration. Nancy has worked on archaeological projects in Greece, Egypt, and Nepal, authored more than 30 articles, and co-edited three books on archaeology. From 1998-2002 she served as President of the AIA, and in 2009-10 she was the AIA’s Charles Eliot Norton lecturer, one of the highest honors that the Institute bestows. In April 2003 the President appointed Nancy to the Cultural Property Advisory Committee of the U.S. State Department, on which she continues to serve. In April 2013 she was elected President of the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield, an organization dedicated to the protection of cultural property in times of armed conflict.

Professor Emerita of Classics, Anthropology, and the Liberal Arts at Carleton College

Upcoming Tours:


Classical Greece & Islands of the Aegean

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 to Monday, October 7, 2019

Dalmatia & Ancient Greece: Venice to Athens

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 to Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Grand Voyage: Adriatic & Aegean Seas

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 to Monday, October 7, 2019

Lost Cities of Libya

Saturday, October 29, 2011 to Thursday, November 10, 2011

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