AIA Lecturer: Steven Tuck
Steven Tuck is Associate Professor in the Department of Classics and History, Miami University, where he directs a summer study program in Italy and was named Outstanding Professor in 2007, 2008, and 2009. He earned his Ph.D. in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of Michigan and a post-doctoral fellowship at Ohio State University. His areas of specialization are Roman spectacle entertainment, and Roman imperial art and archaeology, especially ideological display. He has conducted fieldwork, research and study tours in Egypt, England, Italy and Greece. He has published articles on Greek and Latin epigraphy, sculpture, architecture, and the monument program in the harbors of Portus and Lepcis Magna, and his recent publications include Latin Inscriptions in the Kelsey Museum (2006, University of Michigan Press), and “Representations of Sport and Spectacle in Roman Art” (in A Companion to Ancient Sport and Spectacle, Blackwell Publishing, 2011).