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Andrew Bauer

Andrew Bauer

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

ambauer@stanford.edu

Andrew Bauer is an anthropological archaeologist whose research and teaching interests broadly focus on the archaeology of human-environment relations, including the socio-politics of land use and both symbolic and material aspects of producing...

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Giovanna Ceserani

Giovanna Ceserani

Associate Professor of Classics

ceserani@stanford.edu

Giovanna Ceserani works on the classical tradition with an emphasis on the intellectual history of classical scholarship, historiography and archaeology from the eighteenth century onwards. She is interested in the role that Hellenism and...

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Ian Hodder

Dunlevie Family Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Classics

ihodder@stanford.edu

Ian Hodder is the Dunlevie Family Professor in the Department of Anthropology, and Director of the Stanford Archaeology Center. He joined the Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology in September of 1999. Among his publications are: Symbols...

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Laura Jones

Laura Jones

Director of Heritage Services and University Archaeologist for Stanford University

ljones@stanford.edu

Dr. Laura Jones is Director of Heritage Services and University Archaeologist for Stanford University, responsible for stewardship of the University’s nearly 100 archaeological sites and 200 historic buildings.   She earned her Bachelor...

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Justin Leidwanger

Justin Leidwanger

Assistant Professor, Department of Classics

jleidwa@stanford.edu

Justin Leidwanger’s research focuses on the economic networks that shaped ancient maritime commerce, particularly during the Roman era. These interests lead him to spend more time in, rather than around, the waters of the Mediterranean, where his...

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Li Liu

Sir Robert Ho Tung Professor in Chinese Archeology

liliu@stanford.edu

Li Liu is the Sir Robert Ho Tung Professor in Chinese Archaeology in Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at Stanford University, and Director of the Stanford Archaeology Center. Previously she taught archaeology at La Trobe University...

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Gail A Mahood

Professor of Geological Sciences, Emerita

mahood@stanford.edu

Interests

Research interests include physical volcanology, igneous petrogenesis, and related areas in geoarchaeology, the application of concepts and methods of the earth sciences to archaeological problems: chemical,...

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Jody Maxmin

Jody Maxmin

Associate Professor, Department of Art, Art History and Classics

jmaxmin@stanford.edu

BA Oberlin College 1971 Diploma in Classical Art & Archaeology, Oxford University 1973

D.Phil in Classical Art & Archaeology, Oxford University 1979

Interests

Greek painting and sculpture, archaic Greek art, the art...

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Lynn Meskell

Lynn Meskell

Professor of Anthropology

lmeskell@stanford.edu

Lynn Meskell is a Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University. Lynn's research and teaching interests include UNESCO and its World Heritage program, South African heritage and conservation, Egyptian archaeology, identity and

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Ian Morris

Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor in Classics

imorris@stanford.edu

Ian Morris's current research uses ancient Mediterranean history to try to help answer the big questions in history. His latest book, Why the West Rules—For Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal about the Future (Farrar, Straus and...

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John Rick

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology

johnrick@stanford.edu

PhD Michigan

Interests

Prehistoric archaeology and anthropology of band-level hunter-gatherers, stone tool studies, analytical methodology, animal domestication; Latin America, Southwestern U.S.

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Krish Seetah

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

kseetah@stanford.edu

I am a zooarchaeologist, whose focus is primarily on colonisation and colonialism. My zooarchaeological research has used butchery analysis (with the benefit of professional and ethnographic actualistic experience) to investigate agency within...

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Michael Shanks

Professor of Classics

mshanks@stanford.edu

My archaeology began in the Roman borders of the north of England and Scotland, excavating Hadrian’s Wall and then the great medieval city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. I have delved deeply into the early Greek cities in the Mediterranean, into early...

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Jennifer Trimble

Associate Professor of Classics

trimble@stanford.edu

Jennifer Trimble works on the visual and material culture of the Roman Empire, with particular interests in portraits and replication, urbanism and the city of Rome, and ancient mapping.  Her monograph Replicating Women in the Roman Empire...

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Barbara L. Voss

Associate Professor of Anthropology

bvoss@stanford.edu

My research program is centered on two primary interests: historical archaeology and sexuality studies. Within historical archaeology, my research focuses on the dynamics and outcomes of transnational cultural encounters in the Americas. This...

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