AIA Lecturer: Nassos Papalexandrou
The University of Texas at Austin
After receiving his Ph.D. from Princeton University, Nassos Papalexandrou taught at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for two years. Since 2001 he has been teaching Greek and Near Eastern Art and Archaeology at the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests focus on Early Greece and its cultural interconnections with its eastern and western neighbors. He has excavated on Crete, Naxos, and Cyprus and he is currently finishing a book on monsters and vision in the Archaic Mediterranean. Another project deals with the agency of antiquities as diplomatic gifts in the Post WWII period. Along with Amy Papalexandrou (Stockton College), Dr. Papalexandrou will be holding an ASCSA Gertrude Smith professorship in the Summer of 2014.