AIA Lecturer/Host: Nancy Wilkie

Professor of Classics, Anthropology, and the Liberal Arts at Carleton College

Dr. Nancy Wilkie is a distinguished archaeologist who has lectured on numerous study tours worldwide, especially in the Mediterranean. She is William H. Laird Professor of Classics, Anthropology, and the Liberal Arts, Emerita, and co-coordinator of the Archaeology Concentration at Carleton College. Nancy has worked on archaeological projects in Greece, Egypt, and Nepal, and authored more than 30 articles and co-edited three books on archaeology. From 1998-2002 she served as President of the AIA, and in 2009-10 she was the AIA’s Charles Eliot Norton lecturer, one of the highest honors that the Institute bestows. In April 2003 the President appointed Nancy to the Cultural Property Advisory Committee of the U.S. State Department, on which she continues to serve; and in April 2013 she was elected President of the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield, an organization dedicated to the protection of cultural property in times of armed conflict.