Past IPCAA Graduates and their Current Positions

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Adams, Jean Alison

M.A. (1982)

Allen, Marti L.

Dissertation (1985): “The Terracotta Figurines from Karanis: A Study of Technique, Style, and Chronology in Fayoumic Coroplastics”

Anderson, Björn
Assistant Professor of Art History, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa
Dissertation (2005): "Constructing Nabataea: Indentity, Ideology, and Connectivity"

Armantrout, George
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of History, Portland State University
Dissertation (1990): “The Seven Against Thebes in Greek Art”

Bace, Edward

Dissertation (1983): “Cosa: Inscriptions on Stone and Brick-Stamps”

Baily, Ingrid

M.A. (1991)

Banducci, Laura
Assistant Professor,  Greek and Roman Studies, Carleton University 
Dissertation (2013): “Foodways and Cultural Identity in Roman Republican Italy”

Bellah, Mary Suzanne

M.A. (1979)

Berlin, Andrea
James R. Wiseman Chair of Classical Archaeology, Archaeology Department, Boston University
Dissertation (1988): “The Hellenistic and Early Roman Common-Ware Pottery from Tel Anafa”

Bomgardner, David L.
Chair of Classics Department, Elstree School, Woolhampton, Berkshire, England
Dissertation (1985): “An Analytical Study of North African Amphitheaters”

Burns, Bryan
Associate Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Wellesley College
Dissertation (1999): “Import Consumption in the Bronze Age Argolid (Greece): Effects of Mediterranean Trade on Mycenaean Society”

Button, Seth
Dissertation (2010): “Resource Stress and Subsistence Practice in Early Prehistoric Cyprus”

Cakmak, Lisa
Assistant Curator, St. Louis Art Museum
Dissertation (2009): "Androgyny, Identity, and Iconography on the Graeco-Phoenician Sealings from Tel Kedesh, Israel"

Carr, Karen Lichtenbaum
Associate Professor Emerita, History Department, Portland State University
Dissertation (1992): “Did Roman Government Matter? The Standard of Living in the Guadalquivir Valley A.D. 300-700”

Caulfield, Tracy

M.A. (1984)
Deceased, 1986

Colantoni, Elizabeth
Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
Dissertation (2005): "Sacred Sites and Religion in Early Rome, Eight to Sixth Centuries BC"

Colburn, Henry
Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow in Ancient Art, Harvard Art Museums 
Dissertation (2014): "The Archaeology of Achaemenid Rule in Egypt"

Commito, Angela
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, SUNY-Albany
Dissertation (2014): "Asia Minor at the End of Antiquity: A View from the Countryside"

Compton, Geoffrey
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Geology, Bryn Mawr College
Active in IPCAA
M.A. (1997)

Conlin, Diane Atnally
Associate Professor, Department of Classics and Fine Arts, University of Colorado, Boulder
Dissertation (1993): “The Large Processional Friezes on the Ara Pacis Augustae: Early Augustan Sculptural Styles and Workshop Traditions”

Cook, R. James
Assistant Professor, Department of Ancient History and Classics, Trent University
Dissertation (2011): “Landscapes of Irrigation in the Ptolemaic and Roman Fayum: Interdisciplinary Archaeological Survey and Excavation Near Kom Aushim (Ancient Karanis), Egypt”

Cunningham, Gail

M.A. (1995)

Devlin, Felicity

Scealta Shamhne, Ireland
M.A. (1990)

Dey, Hendrik
Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Hunter College
Dissertation (2006): “The Aurelian Wall and the Refashioning of Imperial Rome, A.D. 271-855”

Dicus, Kevin
Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, University of Oregon
Dissertation (2012): “Actors and Agents in Republican Religion in Italy.  A View from the Sanctuary at Grasceta dei Cavallari”

Dix, Thomas Keith
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, University of Georgia, M.A. (1978)

Dobbins, John
Professor, Art Department, University of Virginia
Dissertation (1977): “Terracotta Lamps of the Roman Province of Syria”

Dusinberre, Elspeth
Professor in Classics, University of Colorado, Boulder
Dissertation (1997): “Satrapal Sardis: Aspects of Empire in an Achaemenid Capital”

Eaverly, Mary Ann
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, University of Florida, Gainesville
Dissertation (1986): “The Equestrian Statue in Archaic Greek Sculpture”

Edwards, Nancy

M.A. (1977)

Faro, Elissa
Senior Research and Knowledge Manager, National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality
Dissertation (2007): “Ritual Activity and Regional Dynamics: Towards a Reinterpretation of Minoan Extra-Urban Ritual Space”

Farr, Jason
Dissertation (2014): "The Lapis Gabinus Quarries and the Roman Economy of Urban Construction"

Foss, Pedar
Professor, Classical Studies, Department, Depauw University
Dissertation (1994): “Kitchens and Dining Rooms at Pompeii: The Spatial and Social Relationship of Cooking to Eating in the Roman Household”

Friedland, Elise
Professor of Classics and Art History, Department of Classical and Semitic Languages and Literatures, George Washington University
Dissertation (1997): “Roman Marble Sculpture from the Levant: The Group from the Sanctuary of Pan at Caesarea Philippi (Banias)”

Fullerton, Monica Barran

M.A. (1979)

Gagliano, Lorraine Knop

M.A. (2013)

Garrison, Mark
Alice Pratt Brown Professor, Department of Art and Art History, Trinity University
Dissertation (1988): “Seal Workshops & Artists in Persepolis: A Study of Seal Impressions Preserving the Theme of Heroic Encounter on the Persepolis Fortification & Treasury Tablets”

Gates-Foster, Jennifer
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dissertation (2005): "Traveling the Desert Edge: The Ptolemaic Roadways and Regional Economy of Egypt's Eastern Desert in the Fourth through First Centuries BCE"

Goodnoh, Carla

Dartmouth College, Residential Life Department
M.A. (1992)

Griffith-Collins, Alison
Senior Lecturer, Classics Department, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Dissertation (1993): “The Archaeological Evidence for Mithraism in Imperial Rome”

Haeckl, Anne E.
Senior Instructor, Department of Classics, Kalamazoo College
M.A. (1977)

Hamann, Barbara
Head of Conservation, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh
M.A. (1985)

Harrison, Ann

Special Collections Cataloger, Getty Center
Dissertation (1992): “Early Black Figure Workshops of Athens and Corinth: A Study of Reciprocal Artistic Influences”

Hartnett, Jeremy
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Wabash College
Dissertation (2003): “Streets, Street Architecture, and Social Presentation in Roman Italy”

Harvey, Sarah Morgan
Assistant Professor, Classics Department, Kent State University
Dissertation (1999): “The Iron Age II Period in the Central Negev Highlands and Edom: A Comparison of Settlement Intensification and Land Exploitation”

Heath, Sebastian
Clinical Assistant Professor, Ancient Studies, New York University
Dissertation (2004): "Imported Ceramics and the Rural Consumer in Late Roman Mediterranean Gaul"

Herring-Harrington, Lydia
MILS student at Syracuse University
Dissertation (2011): “Strategies of Communication in the Shrines of Pompeii”

Heston, Holly
Instructional Designer, AORN
M.A. (1986)

Hiers, Margaret

Associate Veterinarian, Brookstone Animal Hospital
MA (2001)

Higginbotham, James
Associate Professor and Associate Curator, Department of Classics, Bowdoin College
Dissertation (1991): “Artificial Fishponds in Roman Italy during the Late Republic and Early Empire”

Hoffman, Gail
Adjunct Associate Professor, Departments of Fine Arts and Classical Studies, Boston College
Dissertation (1990): “Immigrants, Imports & Problems in the Study of Influence: Archaeological Evidence for Artistic Transmission from the Near East to Crete, ca. 1100-ca. 700 B.C.”

Holt, Emily
Research Assistant Professor, Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology, the State University of New York - Buffalo
Dissertation (2013): "Economy and Environment in Complex Societies: A Case Study from
Bronze Age Sardinia"  

Horowitz, Naomi
Principal Architect, nlh architecture
M.A. (1994)
Ph.D. program in Architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Hughes, Ryan
Dissertation (2015): "The Archaeology of a Colchian Landscape: Results of the Eastern Vani Survey"

Johnson, Karen
Adjunct Instructor; Language Arts, English, and Developmental Studies; North Central State College (Ohio)
Dissertation (2006): "Materializing Childhood: an Historical Archaeology of Children in Roman Egypt"

Keesling, Catherine
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Georgetown University
Dissertation (1995): “Monumental Private Votive Dedications on the Athenian Acropolis, ca. 600-400 B.C.”

Khatchadourian, Lori
Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University
Dissertation (2008): “Social Logics Under Empire: The Armenian 'Highland Strategy' and Achaemenid Rule, CA 600-300 BC ”

Koloski-Ostrow, Ann O.
Professor, Department of Classical Studies, BrandeisUniversity
Dissertation (1986): “The Sarno Bath Complex: Architecture in Pompeii's Last Years”

Kontar, Diane Reiersgord Clark
Associate Professor, Department of Art History, University of Findlay
M.A. (1979)

Kosak, Andrew

Teacher, Brunswick Junior High School, ME
M.A. (1990)

Landvatter, Thomas
Assistant Professor, Classics Department, Reed College
Dissertation (2013): "Identity, Burial Practice, and Social Change in Ptolemaic Egypt"

Lash, Samantha
Graduate Student, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University
M.A. (2013)

Laurence, Karen
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Classics, University of Illinois, Urbana
Dissertation (2012): "Panhellenism in the Roman Empire: Infrastructural Changes to the Panhellenic Sanctuaries, Formations of New Identities"

Lawall, Mark
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, University of Manitoba
Dissertation (1995): “Transport Amphoras and Trademarks: Imports to Athens and Economic Diversity in the Fifth Century B.C.”

Legutko, Paul

Vice President of Analytics, Semphonic/Ernst & Young
Dissertation (2000): “Roman Imperial Ideology in the Mid-Third Century A.D.: Negotiation, Usurpation, and Crisis in the Imperial Center”

Long, Leah
Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Art in Doha, Qatar
Dissertation (2012): "Urbanism, Art and Economy: The Marble Quarrying Industries of Aphrodisias and Roman Asia Minor"

Longfellow, Brenda
Associate Professor, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa
Dissertation (2005): "Imperial Patronage and Urban Display of Roman Monumental Fountains and Nymphaea"

MacKay, Camilla
Head Librarian, Rhys Carpenter Library, Bryn Mawr College
Dissertation (1999): “Road Systems and Postal Service of the Eastern Roman and Byzantine Empires”

Mallampati, Hima
Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow, Museum Studies, New York University
Dissertation (2010): “Acquiring Antiquity: The Early History of Classical Collections at the University of Michigan and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston”

Mancuso, Marc

Radiologist, Charlotte Radiology, NC
M.A. (1991)

Maxwell-Jones, Charlotte
Dissertation (2015): "A Typology and Chronology of Ceramics from Bactra, Afghanistan, 600 BCE-500 CE"

McAlpine, Lynley
Lecturer, Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan
Dissertation (2014): "Marble, Memory, and Meaning in the Four Pompeian Styles of Archaeology" 

McCoy, Laurie

M.A. (1983) 
Deceased, 1998

McKeon, Carolyn Hessenbruch

Secretary, Damariscotta River Association, Maine
Dissertation (1983): “Iconology of the Gorgon Medusa in Roman Mosaic”

McNiven, Timothy
Associate Professor, Department of Art History, Ohio State University, Marion Campus
Dissertation (1982): “Gestures in Attic Vase Painting: Use and Meaning, 550-450 B.C.”

Menard, Theresa
Getty Center; Research Associate, UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
Dissertation (1990): “The Archaic and Classical Pottery from the Sanctuary at Località Santa Venera in Paestum, Italy”

Miller Ammerman, Rebecca
Professor and Chair, Department of Classics, Colgate University
Dissertation (1983): “The Terracotta Votives from Medma: Cult and Coroplastic Craft in Magna Graecia”

Mogetta, Marcello
Assistant Professor of Roman Art & Archaeology, Art History & Archaeology, University of Missouri
Dissertation (2013): “The Origins of Concrete in Rome and Pompeii”

Monteiro, Lyra
Professor, History Department, Newark College of Arts and Sciences
IPCAA M.A. (2006)
Brown University PhD (2012)

Morden, Margaret

Instructor, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
M.A. (1984)

Nagel, Alexander
Research Associate, Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Natural History
Dissertation (2010): “Colors, Gilding and Painted Motifs in Persepolis: Approcahing the Polychromy of Achaemenid Persian Architectural Sculpture, c. 520-330 BCE”

Norman, Naomi
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, University of Georgia
Dissertation (1980): “The ‘Ionic’ Cella: A Preliminary Study of Fourth Century B.C. Temple Architecture”

Ng, Diana
Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Dissertation (2007): “Manipulation of Memory: Public Buildings and Decorative Programs in Roman Cities of Asia Minor”

Ossi, Adrian
Software Engineer, Bullhorn, Inc., St. Louis, MO
Dissertation (2009): “The Roman Honorific Arches of Pisidian Antioch: Reconstruction and Contextualization”

Ostrow, Steven
Lecturer, Department of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dissertation (1977): “Problems in the Topography of Roman Puteoli”

Park, Helen

M.A. (1999)

Peña, John Theodore
Professor of Classics, University of California, Berkeley
Dissertation (1987): “Roman-Period Ceramic Productio in Etruria Tiberina: A Geographical and Compositional Study”

Pennanen-Hutchinson, Valerie
English & Professional Writing Program, Calumet College of St. Joseph
Dissertation (1983): “Bacchus in Roman Britain: Archaeological Evidence for His Cult?”

Perry, Ellen
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, College of the Holy Cross
Dissertation (1995): “Artistic Imitation and the Roman Patron, with a Study of Imitation in the Ideal Sculptures of Herodes Atticus”

Pollard, Nigel N.D.
Senior Lecturer in Roman History, Department of Classics & Ancient History, University of Wales,
Swansea, U.K.
Dissertation (1992): “Nota et Familiaria Castra: Soldier and Civilian in Roman Syria and Mesopotamia”

Powers, Jessica Davis
Gilbert M Denman, Jr., Curator of Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World, San Antonio Museum of Art
Dissertation (2006): "Patrons, Houses and Viewers in Pompeii: Reconsidering the House of the Gilded Cupids"

Rabinowitz, Adam
Associate Professor, University of Texas, Austin
Dissertation (2004): "Symposium, Community and Cultural Exchange in Archaic Sicily and South Italy"

Rempel, Jane
Lecturer in Classical Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield
Dissertation (2004): "Rural Settlement and Elite Representation: Social Change in the Bosporan Kingdom in the Fourth Century BC"

Reynolds, David
Director and CEO, Phaeton Group
Dissertation (1996): “Forma Urbis Romae: The Severan Marble Plan and the Urban Form of Ancient Rome”

Ros, Karen
Lecturer, Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
Dissertation (1990): “The Roman Theater at Carthage”

Royer, Jacqueline

Principal/Senior Architect and Planner, Steffian Bradley Architects
M.A. (1984)

Rubin, Benjamin
Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Williams College
Dissertation (2009): “Augustus, King of Kings: The Roman Imperial Cult in Asia Minor, 31 BC - 14 AD”

Sanders, Helen
Dissertation (2000): “Sculptural Patronage and the Houses of Late Hellenistic Delos”

Schindler, Rebecca
Professor, Classical Studies Department, Depauw University
Dissertation (1998): “The Archaeology of Aphrodite in the Greek West: ca. 650 - 480 B.C.”

Schmalz, Geoffrey
Associate Professor, SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada
Dissertation (1994): “Public Building and Civic Identity in Augustan and Julio-Claudian Athens”

Schoenbrun, Benjamin
Lead Associate; Booz, Allen, Hamilton, McLean, VA
M.A. (1995)

Schwartz, Harriet Sue

M.A. (1980)

Shaya, Josephine
Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies, College of Wooster
Dissertation (2002): “The Lindos Stele and the Lost Treasures of Athena: Catalogs, Collections, and Local History”

Shoup, Dan
Research Fellow, Università di Bologna
Dissertation (2008): “Places of Power and Value: Meaning and Materiality in the Classical Archaeology of Anatolia ”

Sidebotham, Steven
Professor, Department of History, University of Delaware
M.A. (1977)

Sobocinski, Melanie Grunow
Dissertation (2002): “Architectural Images in Roman State Reliefs, Coins, and Medallions: Imperial Ritual, Ideology, and the Topography of Rome”

Sobotkova, Adela
Research Fellow, Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University
Dissertation (2012): “The Valley of Thracian Kings?  Social Complexity of Inland Thrace during Classical and Hellenistic period”

Stavrinides, Nicholas
M.A. (1982)

Stirling, Lea
Canada Research Chair in Roman Archaeology and Associate Professor, Department of Classics, University of Manitoba
Dissertation (1994): “Mythological Statuary in Late Antiquity: A Case Study of Villa Decoration in Southwest Gaul”

Stone, David
Dissertation (1997): “The Development of an Imperial Territory: Romans, Africans, and the Transformation of the Rural Landscape of Tunisia”

Summitt, J.B., NY, NY
Dissertation (2000): “Greek Architectural Polychromy from the Seventh to Second Centuries B.C.: History and Significance”

Swetnam-Burland, Molly
Associate Professor, College of William and Mary
Dissertation (2002): “Egypt in the Roman Imagination: A Study of Aegyptiaca from Pompeii”

Trimble, Jennifer
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Stanford University
Dissertation (1999): “The Aesthetics of Sameness: A Contextual Analysis of the Large and Small Herculaneum Woman Statue Types in the Roman Empire”

Tuck, Steven
Professor, Department of Classics, Miami University (OH)
Dissertation (1997): “Creating Roman Imperial Identity and Authority: The Role of Roman Imperial Harbor Monuments”

Van Rosevelt, Ann

Research Affiliate, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
M.A. (1988)

Visona, Paolo
Scholar in Residence, Department of Art & Adjunct Instructor, Modern & Classical Languages, University of Kentucky
Dissertation (1985): “Punic Bronze Coinage: Circulation, Mint Attribution & Chronology”

Welle, Doug

M.A. (1992)

Wilburn, Andrew
Associate Professor, Chair of Archaeological Studies, Department of Classics, Oberlin College
Dissertation (2005): "Materia Magica: The Archaeology of Magic in Egypt, Cyprus and Spain"