1990, Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology, Classics Dept., Yale University
1989, M.Phil., Classics Dept., Yale University
1986, M.A., Classics Dept., Yale University
1981, B.A., George Washington University. Major: Art History. Minor: English Literature
Honors and Awards
2007 Gertrude Smith Professor, American School of Classical Studies at Athens
2006 Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland Grant
2006-2009 British Academy Larger Research Grant
2006-2007 Loeb Classical Library Foundation Award
2006-2007 NEH Fellow, American School of Classical Studies at Athens
2001 Guest Professor at the invitation of Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
1998-1999 Blegen Research Fellowship, Vassar College
1993-1994 Richardson and Goldsmith Fellowship, Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University
I have taught at SUNY, New Paltz, Yale University, Vassar College, Trinity College, Bard College, and Middlebury College.
Areas of Specialization:
Greek art and archaeology
Greek myth and religion
Art, Myth, and Ritual in Classical Greece. Cambridge 2008.
Co-editor with Jeffrey M. Hurwit, Periklean Athens and its Legacy: Problems and Perspectives. Austin 2005.
The Hunt in Ancient Greece. Baltimore and London 2001.
Divine Escorts: Nereids in Archaic and Classical Greek Art. Ann Arbor 1995.
“Zeus in Olympia.” Forthcoming in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations, edited by A. Erskine and J. Bremmer, Edinburgh University Press, 2009.
"Making Heroes in the Athenian Agora: A New Interpretation of the Hephaisteion," Forthcoming in Structure, Image, Ornament: Architectural Sculpture of the Greek World, edited by P. Schultz and R. von den Hoff, Oxbow Press, 2009.
"Hunters and Hunting on the François Vase." Forthcoming in The François Vase: New Perspectives, edited by H.A. Shapiro and M. Iozzo, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
"The Temple of Zeus at Olympia, Heroes, and Athletes." Hesperia 74 (2005) 211-241.
"Alkamenes’ Prokne and Itys in Context." In Periklean Athens and its Legacy: Problems and Perspectives, edited by J.M. Barringer and J.M. Hurwit, 163-176, University of Texas Press, 2005.
"Skythian Hunters on Attic Vases." In Greek Vases, Images, and Controversies, Proceedings of the Conference Sponsored by the Center for the Ancient Mediterranean at Columbia University, 23-24 March 2002, Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition 25, edited by C. Marconi, 13-25. Brill 2004.
“Panathenaic Games and Panathenaic Amphorae Under Macedonian Rule.” In The Macedonians in Athens, 323-229 B.C., edited by O. Palagia and S. Tracy, 243-56. Oxford 2003.
1983 Parker Visiting Scholar, Center for Old World Archaeology and Art, Brown University
Areas of Specialization
Prehistoric Greece, Nepal, Sri Lanka
Cultural property issues
Grevena Project Director, 1985-1991
Lumbini, Nepal 1991, 1989
Naukratis Project 1980-1984
Minnesota Messenia Expedition 1968-1975, 1985
Phokis-Doris Expedition 1977-1980
“Governmental Agencies and the Protection of Cultural Property in Times of War.” In Lawrence Rothfield (ed.), Antiquities Under Siege. Cultural Heritage Protection After the Iraq War (Lanham 2008) pp. 237-247.
Excavations at Nichoria in Southwest Greece, Vol. II. The Bronze Age Occupation. (Minneapolis, 1992). With William A. McDonald (eds.).
"Text-Aided Archaeology," in Archaeology, from Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), 2005. Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford, UK, [http://www.eolss.net].
“The Earliest Farmers in Macedonia,” Antiquity 71 (1997) 201-7. With Mary E. Savina.