Past IPCAA Graduates and their Current Positions
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Adams, Jean Alison
Allen, Marti L.
Dissertation (1985): “The Terracotta Figurines from Karanis: A Study of Technique, Style, and Chronology in Fayoumic Coroplastics”
Assistant Professor of Art History, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa
Dissertation (2005): "Constructing Nabataea: Indentity, Ideology, and Connectivity"
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of History, Portland State University
Dissertation (1990): “The Seven Against Thebes in Greek Art”
Dissertation (1983): “Cosa: Inscriptions on Stone and Brick-Stamps”
Assistant Professor, Greek and Roman Studies, Carleton College
Dissertation (2013): “Foodways and Cultural Identity in Roman Republican Italy”
Bellah, Mary Suzanne
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.
Elstree School, Woolhampton, Berkshire, England
Dissertation (1985): “An Analytical Study of North African Amphitheaters”
Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Wellesley College
Dissertation (1999): “Import Consumption in the Bronze Age Argolid (Greece): Effects of Mediterranean Trade on Mycenaean Society”
Dissertation (2010): “Resource Stress and Subsistence Practice in Early Prehistoric Cyprus”
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, History Department, Portland State University
Dissertation (1992): “Did Roman Government Matter? The Standard of Living in the Guadalquivir Valley A.D. 300-700”
Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
Dissertation (2005): "Sacred Sites and Religion in Early Rome, Eight to Sixth Centuries BC"
Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow in Ancient Art, Harvard Art Museums
Dissertation (2014): "The Archaeology of Achaemenid Rule in Egypt"
Dissertation (2014): "Asia Minor at the End of Antiquity: A View from the Countryside"
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Geology, Bryn Mawr College
Active in IPCAA
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”
Scealta Shamhne, Ireland
Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Hunter College
Dissertation (2006): “The Aurelian Wall and the Refashioning of Imperial Rome, A.D. 271-855”
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Case Western University
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)
Professor, Art Department, University of Virginia
Dissertation (1977): “Terracotta Lamps of the Roman Province of Syria”
Associate Professor in Classics, University of Colorado, Boulder
Dissertation (1997): “Satrapal Sardis: Aspects of Empire in an Achaemenid Capital”
Eaverly, Mary Ann
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Classics, University of Florida, Gainesville
Dissertation (1986): “The Equestrian Statue in Archaic Greek Sculpture”
Project Manager, National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality
Dissertation (2007): “Ritual Activity and Regional Dynamics: Towards a Reinterpretation of Minoan Extra-Urban Ritual Space”
Associate 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”
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
Program Coordinator, Department of History, Ohio State University
Gagliano, Lorraine Knop
Chair, 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”
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina
Dissertation (2005): "Traveling the Desert Edge: The Ptolemaic Roadways and Regional Economy of Egypt's Eastern Desert in the Fourth through First Centuries BCE"
Dartmouth College, Residential Life Department
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
Head of Conservation, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh
Dissertation (1992): “Early Black Figure Workshops of Athens and Corinth: A Study of Reciprocal Artistic Influences”
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Wabash College
Dissertation (2003): “Streets, Street Architecture, and Social Presentation in Roman Italy”
Harvey, Sarah Morgan
Adjunct 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”
Research Assistant Professor, Institute of the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
Dissertation (2004): "Imported Ceramics and the Rural Consumer in Late Roman Mediterranean Gaul"
Dissertation (2011): “Strategies of Communication in the Shrines of Pompeii”
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Classics, Bowdoin College
Dissertation (1991): “Artificial Fishponds in Roman Italy during the Late Republic and Early Empire”
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.”
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, 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"
Ph.D. program in Architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dissertation (2006): "Materializing Childhood: an Historical Archaeology of Children in Roman Egypt"
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Georgetown University
Dissertation (1995): “Monumental Private Votive Dedications on the Athenian Acropolis, ca. 600-400 B.C.”
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.
Associate Professor, Department of Classical Studies, BrandeisUniversity
Dissertation (1986): “The Sarno Bath Complex: Architecture in Pompeii's Last Years”
Kontar, Diane Reiersgord Clark
Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, University of Findlay
Teacher, Mt. Ararat Middle School, Gifted & Talented Program, Topsham, ME
Visiting Assistant Professor, Valparaiso University
Dissertation (2013): "Identity, Burial Practice, and Social Change in Ptolemaic Egypt"
Graduate Student, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University
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"
Assistant 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.”
Dissertation (2000): “Roman Imperial Ideology in the Mid-Third Century A.D.: Negotiation, Usurpation, and Crisis in the Imperial Center”
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"
Associate Professor, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa
Dissertation (2005): "Imperial Patronage and Urban Display of Roman Monumental Fountains and Nymphaea"
Head Librarian, Rhys Carpenter Library, Bryn Mawr College
Dissertation (1999): “Road Systems and Postal Service of the Eastern Roman and Byzantine Empires”
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”
Lecturer, Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan
Dissertation (2014): "Marble, Memory, and Meaning in the Four Pompeian Styles of Archaeology"
McKeon, Carolyn Hessenbruch
Education Director, Heritage Farmstead Museum, Plano, TX
Dissertation (1983): “Iconology of the Gorgon Medusa in Roman Mosaic”
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.”
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”
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Freie Universität of Berlin
Dissertation (2013): “The Origins of Concrete in Rome and Pompeii”
Lecturer, Brock University, St. Catherine, Ontario
Associate Curator of Ancient Near Eastern Art, Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Dissertation (2010): “Colors, Gilding and Painted Motifs in Persepolis: Approcahing the Polychromy of Achaemenid Persian Architectural Sculpture, c. 520-330 BCE”
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, University of Georgia
Dissertation (1980): “The ‘Ionic’ Cella: A Preliminary Study of Fourth Century B.C. Temple Architecture”
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”
Dissertation (2009): “The Roman Honorific Arches of Pisidian Antioch: Reconstruction and Contextualization”
Professor, Department of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dissertation (1977): “Problems in the Topography of Roman Puteoli”
Peña, John Theodore
Professor of Classics, University of California, Berkeley
Dissertation (1987): “Roman-Period Ceramic Productio in Etruria Tiberina: A Geographical and Compositional Study”
English & Professional Writing Program, Calumet College of St. Joseph
Dissertation (1983): “Bacchus in Roman Britain: Archaeological Evidence for His Cult?”
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.
Lecturer in Roman History, Department of Classics & Ancient History, University of Wales,
Dissertation (1992): “Nota et Familiaria Castra: Soldier and Civilian in Roman Syria and Mesopotamia”
Powers, Jessica Davis
Associate Curator of Western Antiquities, San Antonio Museum of Art
Dissertation (2006): "Patrons, Houses and Viewers in Pompeii: Reconsidering the House of the Gilded Cupids"
Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Austin
Dissertation (2004): "Symposium, Community and Cultural Exchange in Archaic Sicily and South Italy"
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"
Director and CEO, Phaeton Group
Dissertation (1996): “Forma Urbis Romae: The Severan Marble Plan and the Urban Form of Ancient Rome”
Lecturer, Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, Universityof Illinois at Chicago
Dissertation (1990): “The Roman Theater at Carthage”
Assistant Professor, Department of Classics, Williams College
Dissertation (2009): “Augustus, King of Kings: The Roman Imperial Cult in Asia Minor, 31 BC - 14 AD”
Dissertation (2000): “Sculptural Patronage and the Houses of Late Hellenistic Delos”
Associate Professor, Classical Studies Department, Depauw University
Dissertation (1998): “The Archaeology of Aphrodite in the Greek West: ca. 650 - 480 B.C.”
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”
Booz, Allen, Hamilton, McLean, VA
Schwartz, Harriet Sue
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”
Dissertation (2008): “Places of Power and Value: Meaning and Materiality in the Classical Archaeology of Anatolia ”
Professor, Department of History, University of Delaware
Sobocinski, Melanie Grunow
Dissertation (2002): “Architectural Images in Roman State Reliefs, Coins, and Medallions: Imperial Ritual, Ideology, and the Topography of Rome”
Research Fellow, School of Humanities, University of New South Wales
Dissertation (2012): “The Valley of Thracian Kings? Social Complexity of Inland Thrace during Classical and Hellenistic period”
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”
Dissertation (1997): “The Development of an Imperial Territory: Romans, Africans, and the Transformation of the Rural Landscape of Tunisia”
PrivateRaise.com, NY, NY
Dissertation (2000): “Greek Architectural Polychromy from the Seventh to Second Centuries B.C.: History and Significance”
Assistant Professor, College of William and Mary
Dissertation (2002): “Egypt in the Roman Imagination: A Study of Aegyptiaca from Pompeii”
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”
Associate 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
Scholar in Residence, Department of Art & Adjunct Instructor, Modern & Classical Languages, University of Kentucky
Dissertation (1985): “Punic Bronze Coinage: Circulation, Mint Attribution & Chronology”
Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Oberlin College
Dissertation (2005): "Materia Magica: The Archaeology of Magic in Egypt, Cyprus and Spain"