People

FIELD DIRECTOR (Mycenae Lower Town)

Christofilis MAGGIDIS
(BA Univ. of Athens; PhD Univ. of Pennsylvania; Postdoc, Brown Univ.)
Chr. Roberts Chair, Associate Professor of Archaeology, Dickinson College President of the Mycenaean Foundation (webpage)

 

SENIOR STAFF: archaeologists and specialists

Maria ANASTASSIATHE (MA Bryn Mawr College)
Adj. Prof. of Modern Greek, Dickinson College
Greek language instructor, budget officer, Health and Safety Coordinator

Ryan BURKE
LIS/IT Staff member, Dickinson College
Professional photographer and website designer/manager

Erik DEMARCHE (MA UCL Qatar)
Field archaeologist (survey specialist)

Heidi DIERCKX (PhD Univ. of Pennsylvania)
Prof. of Classics, Elmira College
Field archaeologist (sector supervisor), lithics specialist

Panagiotis KARKANAS (PhD Univ. of Athens)
Director, Wiener Lab, ASCSA
Geoarchaeologist

Nikolaos LIANOS (PhD Univ. of Rome)
Prof. of Architecture, Lab of Architectural Design and Research, Dept. of Architecture, Democritus Univ. of Thrace
Architect, 3D specialist, restoration specialist

Chrysanthe MAGGIDIS (BA Dickinson College; MFA candidate, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts)
Adj. Prof. of Art/Studio Art, American Center for Archaeology at Mycenae
Field archaeologist, draughtswoman, conservator, Student Services Coordinator

Giorgos MALAPERDAS (MSc Univ. of Athens; PhD candidate, Univ. of Peloponnese)
Staff member & faculty, Archaeometry Laboratory, Univ. of Peloponnese
Field archaeologist (survey specialist), cartographer, geodesist, G.I.S. specialist, IT manager

Evi MARGARITI (PhD Univ. of Cambridge)
Reseacher, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge Cyprus Institute
Archaeobotanist

Ioanna MOUTAFI (PhD Univ. of Sheffield)
Researcher, Wiener Lab, ASCSA
Human Osteologist

Vayia PANAGIOTIDI (MSc National Technical Univ. of Athens; MSc Univ. of Piraeus; PhD candidate, Univ. of Peloponnese)
Staff member and faculty, Archaeometry Laboratory, Univ. of Peloponnese
G.I.S. specialist, IT manager

Gary PRATT (MA, PhD candidate, Univ. of Bristol)
Research Fellow, Department of Archaeology, Univ. of Bristol
Field archaeologist

Adrianos PSYCHAS (MA, PhD candidate, Univ. of Athens)
Assistant Director, American Center for Archaeology at Mycenae
Field archaeologist (sector supervisor)

David REESE (PhD)
Researcher, Department of Anthropology, Yale Univ.
Archaeozoologist

Dimitris SINACHOPOULOS (PhD Univ. of Vienna)
Senior Researcher, IAASARS National Observatory of Athens
Archaeoastronomer

Grigoris TSOKAS (PhD Aristotelian Univ. of Thessaloniki)
Prof. of Geology, School of Geology, Aristorelian Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece; director, Exploration Geophysics Laboratory
Geophysical survey specialist

Joe WAGMAN (MA candidate, Univ. of Pennsylvania)
Treasurer, Mycenaean Foundation
Field archaeologist, architecture specialist

Nikos ZACHARIAS (PhD & Postdoc, Demokritos; Postdoc, Univ. of Bonn)
Prof. of Archaeometry, Department of History, Archaeology, and Cultural Resource Management, Univ. of Peloponnese; director, Archaeometry Laboratory, Univ. of Peloponnese
Archaeometry specialist

Artifact conservators (TBA)

 

JUNIOR STAFF (2018)

Graduate Students

Thanasis PAPAGEORGIOU (MA, PhD candidate, Univ. of Athens)
Dimitris KOUSOULAS (MA Univ. of Bonn)
Michael SINCLAIR (BA Dickinson College; MA candidate, Drexel Univ.)

Undergraduate Students

(academic credit): Gabi MCGINTY (Dickinson College); Linos MAGGIDIS (Univ. of South Carolina); Taylor MORDY (Boston Univ.)

(field training certificate): Logan MCGUIRE (Sewanee Univ.)

 

WORKMEN

TBA (2019)

In the period 2002-2018, 340 undergraduate and graduate students coming from 41 different universities and colleges (listed below alphabetically per region) have been trained in the field at Mycenae, Glas, and Lamia:

US & Canada (34): Arizona State University, Bodwoin College, Boston University, Brown University, California State University at Long Beach, Dickinson College, Elmira College, Florida State University, Fordham University, George Washington University, Harrisburg College, Hunter College-City University of New York, Indiana University, McGill University, McMaster University, Mississippi State University, Ohio State University, Ohio University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Rutgers University, Sewanee University, Temple University, Tufts University, University of British Columbia, University of California Los Angeles, University of Cincinnati, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, University of South Carolina, University of Texas, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Yale University, York University, Warren-Wilson College

United Kingdom (4) Durham University, University College London, University of Nottingham, University of Sheffield

Greece (3) Capodistrian University of Athens, University of Ioannina, University of the Peloponnese  

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team 2018

The team from left to right: (front) Th. Papageorgiou, A. Psychas, G, McGinty, T. Mordy, V. Panagiotidi; (middle) K. DeGuzman, Dr. E. Karantzali, G. Malaperdas, Sp. Psychas, M. Sinclair, L. Maggidis, L. McGuire, E. DeMarche; (rear) D. Kousoulas, Prof. M. Key (not included in the photo: Prof. C. Maggidis, Prof. M. Anastassiathe, Prof. G. Tsokas, C. Maggidis, Prof. N. Lianos, Prof. H. Dierckx)

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2017)

The team from left to right: (front) Y. Liu, E. Eidam, E. Summers, C. Maggidis; (middle) Prof. A. Stamos, Prof. C. Maggidis, Prof. H. Dierckx; (rear) H. Rincavage, C. Konstas, N. Beard, E. DeMarche, M. D'Aprix, M. Sinclair, A. Psychas (not included in the photo: Prof. M. Anastassiathe, Prof. N. Lianos, Dr. I. Moutafi, Dr. E. Margariti).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2016)

The team from left to right: K. Psychas, Prof. H. Dierckx, L. Maggidis, H. Rincavage, D. Fallu, A. Orengo, C. Maggidis, H. Rosalsky, I. White, M. Sinclair, Prof. C. Maggidis, Prof. A. Stamos, D. Erhlich, E. DeMarche, A. Smith (not included in the photo: Prof. M. Anastassiathe, Prof. N. Lianos, Dr. I. Moutafi, Dr. E. Margariti, Dr. D. Reese, S. Peterson, Prof. K. Lantzas, A. Psychas).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2015)

The team from left to right: (front) A. Psychas, K. Psychas, D. Fallu, A. Smith, E. DeMarche, H. Rincavage, M. Papadopoulos, E. Goings, M. Averkiou, A. Smith, L. Maggidis, C. Maggidis, D. Ehrlich, M. Primelo, M. McDonald; (rear): Prof. H. Dierckx, S. Peterson, Prof. Chr. Maggidis, Prof. K. Lantzas, Prof. A. Stamos (not included in the photo: Prof. M. Anastassiathe, Prof. N. Lianos, Dr. I. Moutafi, Dr. E. Margariti, Dr. D. Reese).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2014)

The team from left to right: Prof. K. Lantzas, G. Christopoulos, A. Psychas, S. Peterson, E. DeMarche, Prof. Anastassiathe, C. Maggidis, L. Oberlin, A. Smith, D. Ehrlich, L. Maggidis, S. Psychas, Prof. A. Stamos, K. Babicz, K. McCusker, K. Joseph (not included in the photo: Prof. M. Anastassiathe, Prof. N. Lianos, M. Metrovgenis, A. Tentzeris).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2013)

The team from left to right: (front) G. Christopoulos, S. Zaleski, K. McCusker, S. Eisen, C. Broady, L. Maggidis, C. Maggidis, S. Koe; (middle) R. Shears, D. Ehrlich, T. Malhotra, S. Sanchez, N. Petersen; (rear) A. Psychas, D. Fallu, S. Peterson, Prof. H. Dierckx, Prof. C. Maggidis, Prof. K. Lantzas, Prof. A. Stamos (not included in the photo: Prof. M. Anastassiathe, Prof. K. Vouvalidis, Prof. N. Lianos, A. Tentzeris, M. Metrovgenis).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2012)

The team from left to right: (front) L. Maggidis, D. Evitts, S. Koe, C. Maggidis, M. Haines, E. Pitcairn, J. LaRiviere; (middle) Prof. K. Lantzas, S. Peterson, D. Tucker, A. Shoemaker, Prof. Chr. Maggidis, Prof. A. Stamos, Prof. H. Dierckx; (rear) A. Smith, D. Ehrlich, M. D'Aprix, R. Shears, D. Fallu (not included in the photo: Prof. M. Anastassiathe, Dr. P. Karkanas, Prof. K. Vouvalidis, Dr. A. Brysbaert, Dr. E. Margariti, Dr. I. Moutafi, A. Psychas, A. Tentzeris).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2011)

In the photo: G. Bousia, F. Cressotti, E. DeMarche, A. Edwards, D. Evitts, D. Fallu, A. McCreery, E. Pitcairn, A. Psychas, R. Shears, K. Wiener, K. Wroth, S. Zaleski, E. Bernstein, M. Berzon, L. Chiatti, T. Cicak, M. D'Aprix, D. Ehrlich, M. Haines, K. Heacock, D. Heigler, A. Hummel, D. Keller, E. Key, A. LeBoeuf, K. McCusker, D. Plekhov, A. Shoemaker, C. Smith, P. Taylor, J. Tarnow, G. Whalen, A. Chrysanthe, Prof. H. Dierckx, Dr. S. Heathe, Dr. P. Karkanas, Dr. K. Lantzas, S. Peterson, Prof. A. Stamos, Dr. A. Tillios, P. Psichas, Prof. Chr. Maggidis, C. Maggidis, L. Maggidis, S. Koe, A. Tentzeris, N. Kousoulas, A. Kousoulas, M. Metrovgenis, G. Pasialis, H. Vlachos, V. Alonistiotis, K. Kolizeras, A. Bavelis, K. Christopoulos, V. Skouteris, N. Tentzeris (not included in the photo: Prof. M. Anastassiathe, Dr. A. Brysbaert, Prof. J. Ciarocca, Dr. E. Margariti, Dr. I. Moutafi, Dr. J. Pakkanen, R. Burke, A. Cuneo, J. Danis,J. Smith, M. Staudter, J.Wagman).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2010)

In the photo: K. Lantzas, S. Peterson, J. Danis. E. Madaus, K. Wroth, D. Fallu, D. Evitts; A. Cuneo, E. Egan, A. McCreery, E. Pitcairn, M. Luthy, R. Shears, C. Pratt, F. Cressotti, R. Shears, A. Aflalo, E. DeMarche, L. Donohue, D. Ehrlich, C. Elmer, N. Foley, K. McCusker, C. Palmer, K. Rapp, A. Shoemaker, S. Winner, E. Bernstein, P. Cook, S. Jones, J. Rizzi, L. Whalen, K. Bowens, A. Eustathiou, C. Hoey, M. Johnson, A. Krystosek, A. Loga, J. Matt, C. Marinelli, A. Nickerson, K. Wiener, L. Maggidis, C. Maggidis, A. Psychas, Prof. Chr. Maggidis, Prof. A. Stamos, Prof. H. Dierckx , Dr. A. Tillios, Dr. E. Margaritis, Dr. I. Moutafi, Dr. A. Chrysanthe, A. Tentzeris, N. Kousoulas, A. Kousoulas, M. Mitrovgenis, V. Alonistiotis, K. Kolizeras, C. Pavlidis, A. Bavelis (not included in the photo: Prof. M. Anastassiathe, Prof. J. Ciarrocca, Dr. P. Karkanas, Dr. A. Brysbaert, S. Zaleski, G. Pasialis, K. Antonopoulou)

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2009)

In the photo: J. Bradford, E. DeMarche, M. Easterbrook, M. Luthy, A. Oechsner, M. Paqua, E. Pitcairn, M. Pysnik, A. Rees-Jones, R. Shears, J. Smith, M. Staudter, T. Beuthe, C. Dorso, K. Filipel, S. Ikeda, M. Kutter, N. Ogden, J. Radke, J. Roussos, R. Kuhlman, M. Lynn-Berman, K. Shypski, K. Wiener, L. Maggidis, C. Maggidis, I. Drakopoulou, K. Lantzas, S. Peterson, J. Danis. E. Madaus, K. Wroth, D. Fallu, D. Evitts, G. Bousiou, A. Cuneo, A. Reiterman, E. Egan, M. Clinton, A. McCreery, A. Psychas, M. Galindo, B. Hundtdort; Prof. Chr. Maggidis, Prof. H. Dierckx, Dr. A. Stamos, Dr. P. Karkanas, Dr. A. Chrysanthe, Dr. A. Tillios, Prof. P. Scotton, Prof. J. Ciarrocca (not included in the photo: Joe Wagman, Prof. M. Anastassiathe, E. Blinkhorn)

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2008)

The team from left to right: (rear) K. Harrell, W. Gilstrap , J. Vansuch, M. Scotton, K. Eskew, M. Galindo, B. Hundtdort, J. Danis, B. Clifton, D. Kamberi, A. Tentzeris, K. Kolizeras, D. Gionis, G. Pasialis, A. Psychas, G. Kamberi, V. Alonistiotis, T. Kalogeropoulos; (middle) J. Miller, A. Cuneo, K. Lantzas, Dr. A. Brysbaert, Prof. P. Scotton, Prof. Chr. Maggidis, Prof. Sp. Iakovidis, Dr. A. Stamos, Prof. H. Dierckx, S. Peterson, E. Egan, A. Reiterman, Prof. S. Rotroff; (front) K. Meseck, D. Evitts, D. Fallu, K. Ward, L. Maggidis, C. Maggidis, E. Pitcairn, S. Zaleski, L. Dubbs, K. Wroth, C. Richardson, F. Cressotti (not included in the photo: K. Wiener, G. Bousiou, K. Tsirtsi, E. Blinkhorn, Dr. E. Margariti, Dr. P. Karkanas, Prof. M. Anastassiathe).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2007)

The team from left to right: (rear) Dr. A. Tillios, Dr. A. Stamos, Prof. Chr. Maggidis, A. Tentzeris, D. Kosmopoulos, G. Pasialis, V. Alonistiotis, T. Kalogeropoulos, A. Psychas, P. Psychas, D. Sanders, B. Clifton; (middle) K. Lantzas, J. Danis, E. Egan, F. Dibble, M. Clinton, T. McCullough, A. Reiterman, S. Peterson, A. Cuneo, O. Berliner; (front) S. Rivera, K. Wroth, L. Saltzman, L. Wainwright, S. Morello, D. Fallu, E. Verbovsky, V. Barros, M. Whalen (not included in the photo: K. Wiener, G. Bousiou, K. Tsirtsi, C. Maggidis, L. Maggidis, E. Blinkhorn, Dr. E. Margariti, Prof. H. Dierckx, Dr. P. Karkanas, Prof. M. Anastassiathe, Prof. L. Fitts, Dr. V. Isaakidou).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2006)

The team from left to right: (rear) Prof. Chr. Maggidis, Dr. A. Tillios, L. Maggidis, V. Alonistiotis, J. Danis, Prof. L. Fitts, G. Bousia, K. Tipping, J. Treichler, K. Kolizeras, S. MacGregor, L. Geiger, O. Berliner, A. Tentzeris; (front) C. Maggidis, A. Cuneo, R. Worsham, K. Tsirtsi, E. Pente, B. Clifton, R. Mendelsohn, Dr. A. Stamos, A. Goencz, C. Harkness (not included in the photo: Dr. A. Lachanas, K. Lantzas, E. Madaus, S. Peterson).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2005)

The team from left to right: (rear) A. Tenzteris, J. Papadopoulos, Prof. L. Fitts, J. Danis, A. Cuneo, S. Peterson, K. Tipping, N. Simerly, C. Morris, Prof. Chr. Maggidis; (middle) A. Ruhfel, D. Seals, A. Kroh, L. Waite, O. Berliner, E. Madaus; (front) G. Bousia, A. Stamos, A. Goencz, C. Eaton, K. Lantzas, L. Henson, Dr. A. Lachanas (not included in the photo: A. Insua).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2004)

The team from left to right: (front) J. Papadopoulos, Dr. A. Lachanas, S. Peterson, J. Danis, N. Christopoulos; (middle) K. Jones, K. Lantzas, Prof. Chr. Maggidis, J. Pappas, A. Stamos; (rear) O. Berliner, E. Madaus, K. Katsaros, A. Tentzeris (not included in the team photo: Prof. L. Fitts, D. Nelson-Fischer, A. Koh).

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2003)

The team from left to right: (front) Dr. A. Lachanas, A. Stamos, J. Danis, E. Madaus, S. Peterson, A. Goencz, Prof. Chr. Maggidis; (rear) D. Leonard, J. Pappas, S. Lindsay, A. Koh, K. Jones, D. Nelson-Fischer.

 

D.E.P.A.S. Team (2002)

The team from left to right (standing): J. Solonick, O. Thomson, Prof. Chr. Maggidis, P. Dildine, C. Hartmann, E. Madaus, J. Frisbie; (kneeling): H. Rubenstein, C. Meade (not included in the photo: Dr. A. Tillios, Dr. D. Panagiotopoulos).