Faculty

Ruth Beeston

Ruth Beeston
Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

I teach courses in introductory and general chemistry, including a laboratory course on the chemistry of art and artifacts. My research focuses on the chemical analysis of pottery, soil, pigments, and other samples from archaeological contexts.

Helen Cho

Helen Cho
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia

I'm a professor of anthropology and my research interests and courses include human skeletal biology, human osteology and bioarchaeology. I've excavated in New Mexico, Alabama, and Syria. I'm currently analyzing human and fauntal skeletal remains from the Roman period in Bir Madhkur, Jordan.

Bradley Johnson

Bradley Johnson
Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Charlotte

I'm a professor of environmental studies; my research involves paleoclimatology.

Peter Krentz

Peter Krentz
Ph.D. Yale University

I teach a course on ethics in archaeology.

Jeanne Neumann

Jeanne Neumann
Ph.D. Harvard University

I teach a course on Pompeii, Herculaneum and the villas in the surrounding countryside. I also teach Greek and Roman archaeology as part of the Classics Semester Abroad.

William Ringle

William Ringle
Ph.D. Tulane University

I'm an archeological anthropologist with research focused on urbanism, settlement patterns, Mesoamerican art and epigraph, Geographic Information Systems and computer methods, and Mesoamerica (Maya).

Darian Totten

Darian Totten
Ph.D. Stanford University

My research interests include the ancient economy, Roman farming, villas, Mediterranean studies, and the transition from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages.

Michael Toumazou

Michael Toumazou
Ph.D. Bryn Mawr University

A field archaeologist, I've directed the Athienou Archaeological Project on my native island of Cyprus since 1990.