Lecturers
James Kus
James Kus is Emeritus Professor of Geography with the California State University at Fresno. He has spent more than eight years in Peru, directed several archaeology projects in northern coastal Peru, and served as a visiting professor in...
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Albert Leonard, Jr.
Albert Leonard, Jr. (Ph.D., University of Chicago), Professor Emeritus in both the Departments of Classical Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona, is an archaeologist who specializes in the social impact of interregional...
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Richard Lobban, Jr.
Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Richard Lobban, Jr. (Ph.D., Northwestern) is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and African Studies at Rhode Island College, where he taught since 1972. At RIC, Professor Lobban is also the...
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Kathleen Lynch
Kathleen Lynch, Interim Department Head and Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Cincinnati, is a classical archaeologist with a focus on ancient Greek ceramics. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, and has worked on...
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Christofilis Maggidis
Dickinson College Professor Christofilis Maggidis has led to acclaim numerous college-sponsored tours to Greece. He is an expert on Aegean Prehistory, especially the Minoans and Mycenaeans. Christofilis has excavated at both Archanes (Crete) and...
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Jodi Magness
Jodi Magness is the First Vice-President of the Archaeological Institute of America, and will be President as of January 2017. Since 2002, she has been the Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of...
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Stephen Mandal
Dr. Stephen Mandal is an expert on the Irish landscape, its archaeology, history and geology. He is also an expert on Scotland’s geology and Neolithic archaeology. On completion of his Ph.D. in Geoarchaeology (Trinity College, Dublin) he spent two...
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Roderick McIntosh
Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Roderick McIntosh is a Professor of Anthropology at Yale and Curator at the Peabody Museum, is an archaeologist who has dedicated his career to studying the ancient past of Africa, including 35...
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Ronald A. Messier
Ronald A. Messier’s teaching and research focus on Islam and the history and archaeology of the Middle East and North Africa. He is Professor Emeritus of History at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), where he taught from 1972 to 2004. From...
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Virginia Miller
Virginia E. Miller is an expert on Maya art and architecture, who has led two previous AIA Tours to acclaim. She recently retired from the University of Illinois-Chicago, where she chaired the Department of Art History for several years. Professor...
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