Lecturers
Mary MacLeod Rivett
Dr. Mary MacLeod Rivett was born in London, England, to a Scottish-Canadian family. Her father’s family was from Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, and she spent a lot of time in the Hebrides as a child. Mary earned her B.A. from the University of Cambridge...
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C. Brian Rose
Dr. C. Brian Rose is an expert on ancient Rome who has earned rave reviews on several previous AIA Tours for both his engaging lectures and congenial manner. He is currently the James B. Pritchard Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology at the...
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Gerald Schaus
Gerald Schaus (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is Professor Emeritus, Archaeology and Classical Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Ontario) and Past President of the Canadian Institute in Greece. He is a Classical archaeologist...
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Ivančica Schrunk
Ivančica (Vanča) Dvoržak Schrunk was born in Zagreb, Croatia, and teaches ancient history and archaeology at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN), and a community class in the Croatian language. She has published numerous articles and has co-...
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Cynthia W. Shelmerdine
Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Cynthia W. Shelmerdine is Robert M. Armstrong Centennial Professor, emerita, in the Classics Department at The University of Texas at Austin. Her specialty is the Aegean Bronze Age, particularly...
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Miriam T. Stark
Professor Miriam T. Stark has worked in Southeast Asian archaeology since 1987 and currently directs field-based archaeological research programs in Cambodia that focus on political economy and state formation. She is a co-director of the Lower...
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Barry Strauss
Barry Strauss, the Bryce and Edith M. Bowmar Professor in Humanistic Studies at Cornell University, is former chair of Cornell’s Department of History, a military historian with a focus on ancient Greece and Rome, and an acclaimed author whose books...
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Ian Tattersall
Ian Tattersall, American Museum of Natural History curator emeritus, is a renowned expert on physical anthropology and human evolution. He has lectured to acclaim on numerous expeditions to Spain, France, and throughout the world. Trained in geology...
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Kirtana Thangavelu
Kirtana Thangavelu (Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley) is an Associate Professor in Fine Arts in the Sarojini Naidu School of Arts and Communication at the University of Hyderabad, and a Continuing Lecturer in the Department of History of Art and Visual Culture...
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Ben Thomas
Ben Thomas is the Director of Programs for the Archaeological Institute of America and an Assistant Professor in Liberal Arts at Berklee College of Music. He was introduced to archaeology and anthropology at Brandeis University (B.A.) and received...
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