Sam Holzman (AAMW PhD ’19) will be assistant professor of Greek Architectural History at Princeton University beginning in the fall.
In May 2021 AAMW awarded one PhD to Petra Creamer and one MA to Kacie Alaga, who will now matriculate as a PhD student at the University of Indiana.
Reed Goodman was awarded an NSF doctoral dissertation improvement grant for his geophysical work in Southern Iraq from May 2020-May 2022 and a Dissertation Research Fellowship for 2019-2020.
AAMW trains students for careers in the art and archaeology of Classical and Near Eastern Civilizations. Drawing on the vast resources of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, AAMW incorporates fieldwork, museum internships, and university instruction.
As the flagship project of the North American Archaeology Lab at Penn, the Smith Creek Archaeological Project (SCAP) was launched in 2015.
Recently documented monumental earthworks throughout the region of Western Amazonia provide important evidence of an advanced pre-Columbian civilization.
The Roman Peasant Project seeks to uncover the lived experience of the peasantry in the Roman period: their diet, economic activities, and social networks.
The Molyvoti, Thrace, Archaeological Project (MTAP) investigates an ancient trading port located on the Thracian Sea between ancient Abdera and Maroneia.
The Saronic Harbors Archaeological Research Project (SHARP) investigates a recently discovered urban Mycenaean harbor site and its larger setting within the Saronic Gulf region.