JEFFREY SCOTT SOLES: CV

Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor

Archaeology Program and Department of Classical Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

EDUCATION

American School of Classical Studies in Athens, 1970-1973

University of Pennsylvania, 1968-1970, Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology (1973)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1967-1968, M.A. in Classics (1969)

Dartmouth College, 1960-1964, B.A. in Anthropology/Sociology

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of North Carolina at Greensboro: Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor of Classical Studies and Archaeology 2016-present, Professor 1995-2016; Associate Professor, 1982-1995; Assistant Professor, 1977-1982

Courses taught:  First and Second Year Latin; First Year Greek; Modern Greek; Greek Archaeology; Aegean Archaeology; Roman Archaeology; Egyptian Art and Archaeology; Ancient Cities; Archaeology of Everyday Roman Life; Archaeology of Death; Archaeological Practicum; Introduction to Classical Civilization, the Greeks; Western Civilization to 1500; Tutorials on Special Topics.

Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven:  Visiting Assistant Professor, 1976-1977

Courses taught:  Greek Art; A Survey of Western Art (First Half: Paleolithic through Medieval); A Survey of Western Art (Second Half: Renaissance through Modern).

Yale University, New Haven:  Assistant Professor of Classics and Art History, 1974-1975

Courses taught:  Minoan Art and Architecture; Greek Architecture; Hellenic and Hellenistic City Planning (graduate seminar); Problems in the Aegean Bronze Age (graduate seminar).

Bali College, Bali, Bamenda, Cameroon:  Peace Corps Volunteer, 1964-1966; Courses in English Language and Literature.

EXCAVATION/FIELD EXPERIENCE

Mochlos, Chalinomouri and other sites on the Mochlos Coastal Plain (www.mochlosarchaeologicalproject.org), 1989-present, co-directed with Costis Davaras 

Kavousi, 1987, under the direction of William Coulson, Leslie P. Day, Geraldine Gesell.

Mochlos Survey, 1980-1985.

Gournia Palace Project, 1978-1980.

Gournia and Mochlos, 1971, 1972, 1976 in collaboration with Costis Davaras.

Franchthi Cave, 1969, under the direction of Thomas Jacobsen.

Awards

Institute for Aegean Prehistory, 1989-2019 

Loeb Classical Library Foundation, Harvard University, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2012

NEH, Division of Interpretative Research, 1989-1992, 2005-06, 2010-11 

William A. Stern Foundation, 2000, 2002, 2004-2014

Philippe Lambert Family Foundation, 1992-1994, 2004, 2010, 2012 

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, American School of Classical Studies, 2006-2007

Solow Art and Architecture Foundation Summer Research Fellowship, 2006

Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1992-1994, 1996-1997, 1999-2000, 2004  

S. White-L. Levy Program, Harvard University, 2000-2001 

American Hellenic Progressive Association, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2004 

UNC-Greensboro, Senior Scholar Grant, 1993-1994  

UNC-Greensboro, Research Council Grants, 1978-1989, 1991-1992, 1994-1998, 2004

UNC-Greensboro, Summer Excellence Grant, 1978, 1989-1992

NEH, Travel to Collections Grant, 1988

American Council of Learned Societies, Travel Grant, 1985

National Geographic Society Research Grant, 1983 

American Council of Learned Societies, Grant-in-Aid, 1980

Archaeological Institute of America, Harriet Pomerance Fellowship, 1975-1976

Yale University, Harvey Griswold Research Grant, 1974

Fulbright Fellowship, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, 1970-1972

Publications

BOOKS

1.  The Prepalatial Cemeteries at Mochlos and Gournia and the House Tombs of Bronze Age Crete (Hesperia Supplement XXIV), by J.S. Soles, Princeton 1992.  (Reviewed in Gnomon 67, 1995, 626-630; American Journal of Archaeology 98, 1994, 167-168; Classical Review, Oxford University 43, 1993, 365-366). 

2.  Mochlos IAPeriod III:  Neopalatial Settlement on the Coast.  The Artisans’ Quarter and Chalinomouri Farmhouse, The Sites (Prehistoric Monographs 7), by J.S. Soles, Philadelphia 2003. (Reviewed in Antiquity 80, 2006, 998-999; Aegean Archaeology, 7, 2006, 82-87).

3.  Mochlos 1B.  Period III: Neopalatial Settlement on the Coast.  The Artisans’ Quarter and Chalinomouri Farmhouse, The Pottery (Prehistoric Monographs 8), by K. Barnard and T. Brogan, Philadelphia 2003. (Reviewed in Aegean Archaeology, 7, 2006, 82-87).

4.  Mochlos 1C.  Period III: Neopalatial Settlement on the Coast.  The Artisans’ Quarter and Chalinomouri Farmhouse, The Small Finds (Prehistoric Monographs 9), by J.S. Soles, et al., Philadelphia 2004. (Reviewed in Antiquity 80, 2006, 998-999).

5.  Mochlos IIA.  Period IV: The Mycenaean Settlement and Cemetery. The Sites (Prehistoric Monographs 23), by J.S. Soles, Philadelphia 2008. (Reviewed in Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2009.11.12).

6.  Mochlos IIB.  Period IV: The Mycenaean Settlement and Cemetery.  The Pottery (Prehistoric Monographs 27), by R.A.K. Smith, Philadelphia, 2010.

7.  Mochlos IIC.  Period IV: The Mycenaean Settlement and Cemetery.  The Burial Population and Small Finds (Prehistoric Monographs 32), by J.S. Soles et al., Philadelphia, 2011.

8. Mochlos III. Mochlos after the Bronze Age. The Hellenistic Period: The Beam Press Building (Prehistoric Monographs 48), by N. Vogeikoff-Brogan, Philadelphia, 2015.

9.  Mochlos IVA. Period III: Neopalatial Settlement on the Island. The House of the Metal Merchant and other Buildings in the Neopalatial Town (Prehistoric Monographs), by J.S. Soles, Philadelphia, 2019.

10. Mochlos IVB, Period III: The Neopalatial Pottery from the Main Settlement, (Prehistoric Monographs), by J. Morrison, Philadelphia, forthcoming

11. Mochlos VA. Period III: Neopalatial Settlement on the Island. The Ceremonial Center, (Prehistoric Monographs), by J.S. Soles, Philadelphia, to be submitted in 2020. 

12. Mochlos VB, Period III: Neopalatial Pottery from the Ceremonial Center (Prehistoric Monographs), by G. Doudalis and L. Kaiser, Philadelphia, to be completed in 2020.

13. Mochlos VI, Period II: Protopalatial Settlement, by G. Doudalis, in progress

14. Mochlos VII, Period III, Manufacturing Center in the Main Settlement: Buildings C.7, C.9, and C.11, by J.S. Soles and T.M. Brogan, in progress

15. Mochlos VIII, Period I, The Prepalatial Settlement, by L.F. Kaiser, T.M. Brogan, E. Sikla, S. Ferrence and J.S. Soles, in progress

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS      

Berger, D., J.S. Soles, A.R. Giumlia-Mair, G. Brügmann, E. Galili, N. Lockhoff, et al. 2019. “Isotope Systematics and Chemical Composition of Tin Ingots from Mochlos (Crete) and other Late Bronze Age Sites in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea: An Ultimate Key to Tin Provenance?” PLoS ONE 14 (6): e0218326. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0218326.

Soles, J.S. 2019. “The Creation of Social Memory in Minoan Mochlos,” in E. Borgna, I. Caloi, F.M. Carinci, and R. Laffineur, eds. MNHMH / MNEME, Past and Memory in the Aegean Bronze Age, Aegaeum 43 (Proceedings of the 17th International Aegean Conference), Leuven-Liège, pp. 35-47.

Soles, J.S., and A. Giumlia-Mair. 2018. “Metallurgical Habits and Workshop Remains in LM IB Mochlos, East-Crete,” in A.R. Giumlia-Mair and F. Lo Schiavo, eds., Bronze Age Metallurgy on Mediterranean Islands: in Honour of Robert Maddin and Vassos Karageorgis (Monographies Instrumentum 56), Drémil-Lafage, pp. 498-519.

Soles, J.S., F. McCoy, and R. Suka. 2017. “Evidence for Three Earthquakes at Mochlos in the Neopalatial Period, c. 1700-1430 BC,” in S. Jusseret and M. Sintubin, eds., OUT OF RUBBLE, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Minoan Earthquakes (Studies in Archaeological Sciences 5), pp. 307-326.

Soles, J.S, G. Doudalis, L. Kaiser, and J. Morrison. 2017. “Memories and Realities in Neopalatial Mochlos,” KENTRO, the Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete, pp. 11-16.

Soles, J.S. 2016. “Hero, Goddess, Priestess: New Evidence for Minoan Religion and Social Organization,” in E. Alram-Stern, F. Blakolmer, S. Deger-Jalkotzy, R. Laffineur and J. Weilhartner, eds., METAPHYSIS, Ritual, Myth and Symbolism in the Aegean Bronze Age, Aegaeum 39 (Proceedings of the 15th International Aegean Conference ), Leuven-Liège, pp. 247-254.

Sophianou, C., and J.S. Soles. 2014. “A Stone Anchor from Mochlos,” in V. Karageorghis, A. Kanta, and N. Stampolidis, eds., Kypriaka in Crete, From the Bronze Age to the end of the Archaic Period, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2014, p. 248.

Soles, J.S. 2014. “Copper Ore from Cyprus at LM IB Mochlos,” in V. Karageorghis, A. Kanta, and N. Stampolidis, eds., pp. 250-252.

Flood, J.M., and J.S. Soles. 2014. “Water Management in Neopalatial Crete and the Development of the Mediterranean Dry-Season,” in R. Laffineur, G. Touchais, F. Rougemont, H. Procopiou, S. Andreou, eds., PHYSIS L’environnement naturel et la relation homme-milieu dans le monde égéen protohistorique (Actes de la 14e Rencontre égéenne internationale), Liège, pp. 79-84.

Giumlia-Mair, A.R.G., and J.S. Soles. 2013. “Egyptian Faience and Rose Gold at Mochlos, Crete,” Surface Engineering 29, pp. 114-120.

Soles, J.S., and C. Davaras. 2013. “A Temenos of Olive Trees at Mochlos,” KENTRO, the Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete 16, pp. 14-16.

Soles, J.S. 2012. “Mochlos Boats,” in E. Mantzourani and P. Betancourt, eds., PHILISTOR, Studies in Honor of Costis Davaras, (Prehistory Monographs 36), Philadelphia, pp. 187-199.

________. 2012. “The Symbolism of Certain Minoan/ Mycenaean Beads from Mochlos,” in M.-L. Nosch and R. Laffineur, eds., KOSMOS: Jewellery, Adornment and Textiles in the Aegean Bronze Age (Proceedings of the 13th International Aegean Conference), Liège, pp. 457-462.

________. 2012. “The Goddess and the Ancestors,” Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 55.2, London, pp. 127-128.

________. 2011. “The Mochlos Sistrum and its Origins,” in S. Ferrence and P. Betancourt, eds., Metallurgy: Understanding How, Learning Why: Studies in Honor of James D. Muhly (Prehistory Monographs 29), Philadelphia, pp. 133-146. 

________. 2011. “Mochlos 2011: The House of the Metal Merchant, KENTRO, the Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete 14, pp. 3-5.

________. 2010. “Evidence for Ancestor Worship in Minoan Crete: New Finds from Mochlos” in O. Krzyszkowska, ed., Cretan Offerings, Studies in Honour of Peter Warren (BSA Studies 18), London, pp. 331-338.

Soles, J.S., and A.M. Nicgorski. 2010. “Earlier Minoan and later Orientalizing Pottery from Late Minoan III Contexts,” in Smith, Mochlos IIB.  Period IV: The Mycenaean Settlement and Cemetery.  The Pottery (Prehistoric Monographs 27), pp. 155-164.

Soles, J.S., and C. Davaras. 2010. “2010 Greek-American Excavations at Mochlos,” KENTRO, the Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete 13, pp. 1-3. 

Soles, J.S. 2009. “The Impact of the Minoan Eruption of Santorini on Mochlos,” in D. Warburton, ed., Time’s Up! Dating the Minoan Eruption of Santorini (Acts of the Minoan Eruption Chronology Workshop, Sandbjerg 2007), Athens, pp. 107-116.

Soles, J.S., and C. Davaras. 2009. “2009 Greek-American Excavation at Mochlos,” KENTRO, the Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete 12, pp. 9-11.

Soles, J.S. 2008. “Metal Hoards from LM IB Mochlos,” in I. Tzachili, ed., Aegean Metallurgy in the Bronze Age, Athens, pp. 143-156.          

_______. 2007. “Saevus Tridens,” in P. Betancourt, M. Nelson, and H. Williams, eds., Krinoi kai Limenes, Studies in Honor of Joseph and Maria Shaw (Prehistory Monographs 22, Philadelphia, pp. 251-255.

_______.2005. “From Ugarit to Mochlos, Remnants of an Ancient Voyage,” in R. Laffineur, ed., EMPORIA, Aegeans in the Central and Eastern Mediterranean (Proceedings of the 10th International Aegean Conference), Aegaeum 25 (2005) pp. 429-442.

_______. 2004. “New Construction at Mochlos in the LM IB Period,” in L. Day, M. Mook and J. Muhly, eds., Crete Beyond the Palaces (Proceedings of the Crete 2000 Conference), Philadelphia, pp. 153-162. 

_______. 2004. “The 2004 Greek-American Excavations at Mochlos,” KENTRO, the Newsletter of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete 7, pp. 2-5.

Soles, J.S., and C. Davaras. 2004. “New Seals from Mochlos,” in I. Pini, ed., Corpus der minoischen und mykenischen Siegel V Suppl. 3.2, Mainz, pp. 513-516.

Soles, J.S. 2003. “Οι Πρώτοι Έλληνες στο Μόχλο,” Amaltheia (2003) pp. 221-233.

Brogan, T.M., R.A.K. Smith, and J.S. Soles. 2002. “Mycenaeans at Mochlos?  Exploring Culture and Identity in the Late Minoan IB to IIIA1 Transition,” Aegean Archaeology 6 (2002) 89-118.

Soles, J.S. 2002. “A Central Court at Gournia?” in J. Driessen, I. Schoep and R. Laffineur, eds., Monuments of Minos: Rethinking the Minoan Palaces (Proceedings of the International Workshop “Crete of the hundred palaces”), Aegaeum 23, pp. 123-132. 

_______. 2001. “Reverence for Dead Ancestors in Prehistoric Crete,” in R. Hägg and R. Laffineur, eds., POTNIA. Deities and Religion in the Aegean Bronze Age (Proceedings of the 8th International Aegean Conference), Aegaeum 22, pp. 229-236.

Soles, J.S., and C. Davaras. 2000. “Mochlos,” in J. Muhly and E. Sikla, eds., Crete 2000, One Hundred Years of American Archaeological Work in Crete, Athens, pp. 22-37.

Evershed, R., S. Vaughan, S. Dudd, and J.S. Soles. 2000. “Organic Residue, Petrographic and Typological Analyses of Late Minoan Lamps and Conical Cups from Excavations at Mochlos in East Crete, Greece,” in S. Vaughn and W. Coulson, eds., Palaeodiet in the Aegean (Oxbow Monograph 96), pp. 37-54.

Soles, J.S. 1999. “The Ritual `Killing’ of Pottery and the Discovery of a Mycenaean Telestas at Mochlos,” in P. Betancourt, V. Karageorghis, R. Laffineur, and W.-D. Niemeier, eds., Meletemata.  Studies in Aegean Archaeology Presented to Malcolm H. Wiener, Aegaeum 20, pp. 787-793.

________. 1999. “The Collapse of Minoan Civilization: Evidence of the Broken Ashlar,” in R. Laffineur, ed., POLEMOS.  Le contexte guerrier en Égée à l’âge du bronze (Actes de la 7e Rencontre égéenne international), Aegaeum 19, pp. 57-67.

Davaras, C., and J.S. Soles. 1998. “A New Oriental Cylinder Seal from Mochlos with an Appendix of the Cylinder Seals found in the Aegean,” Archaiologike Ephemeris 134, 1995 [1998] pp. 29-66.

Evershed, R.P., S. Vaughan, S. Dudd, and J.S. Soles. 1997. “Fuel for Thought?  Beeswax in Lamps and Conical Cups from Late Minoan Crete,” Antiquity 71, pp. 979-985.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003598X00085860

Soles, J.S. 1997. “A Community of Craft Specialists at Mochlos,” in P. Betancourt and R. Laffineur, eds., TECHNE.  Craftsmen, Craftswomen and Craftsmanship in the Aegean Bronze Age (Proceedings of the 6th International Aegean Conference), pp. 425-436. 

_______. 1996. “Mochlos” and “Gournia” entries in N.T. de Grummond, ed., An Encyclopedia of the History of Classical Archaeology, Greenwood Press, pp. 529-530, 761.

Soles, J.S., and C. Davaras. 1996. “Excavations at Mochlos, 1992-1993,” Hesperia 65, pp. 175-230.      

Davaras, C., and J.S. Soles. 1994/1996. “Αρχαιολογικές Ειδήσεις 1992/1994: ΜΟΧΛΟΣ,” Κρητική Εστία 5, pp. 342-344.      

Soles, J.S. 1995. “The Functions of a Cosmological Center:  Knossos in Palatial Crete,” in R. Laffineur and W.-D. Niemeier, eds., POLITEIA. Society and State in the Aegean Bronze Age (Proceedings of the 5th International Aegean Conference),  Aegaeum 12, pp. 405-414. 

Soles, J.S., and C. Davaras. 1995. “Some Stratigraphic Observations at Mochlos,” in Πεπραγμένα του Ζ’ Διεθνους Κρητολογικου Συνεδρίου Α(2), Rethymnon, Crete, pp. 881-886.

Soles, J.S., C. Vitaliano and R. Taylor. 1995. “Tephra Samples from Mochlos and their Implication for the Relative Chronology of Neopalatial Crete,” Archaeometry 37, pp. 385-393. 

Soles, J.S., and C. Davaras. 1994. “Excavations at Mochlos, 1990-1991,” Hesperia 63, pp. 391-436.

Soles, J.S. 1994. Review of R. Castleden, The Knossos Labyrinth (London and New York 1990) and The Minoans: Life in Bronze Age Crete (London and New York 1990, 1993) in AJA 98, pp. 572-573.     

Davaras, C., and J.S. Soles. 1994. “΄’Ενας νέος άνατολικός σφραγιδοκύλινδρος άπό Μόχλο,” Cretan Studies 4, pp. 71-76.

______________________. 1993. “’Ανασκαφές στόν Μόχλο Σητείας: Περίοδος 1990-91,”  Amaltheia 94-97, pp. 45-65. 

Review of E. Vermeule and F. Wolsky, Toumba tou Skourou, A Bronze Age Potters’ Quarter on Morphou Bay in Cyprus (Boston 1990) in Archaeological News 17 (1992) 73-74.

Soles, J.S., and C. Davaras. 1992. “Excavations at Mochlos, 1989,” Hesperia 61, pp. 413-445.

Soles, J.S. 1992. “Mochlos” in J. Myers, E. Myers and G. Cadogan, eds., The Aerial Atlas of Ancient Crete, Berkeley and Los Angeles, pp. 186-193.

________. 1992. Review of P. Betancourt, Kommos II, The Final Neolithic through Middle Minoan III Pottery (Princeton 1990) in AJA 96, pp 174-175.                         

Davaras, C., and J.S. Soles. 1992. “’Ανασκαφές στόν Μόχλο Σητείας: Περίοδος 1989,”  Amaltheia 90-93, pp. 37-43.

Soles, J.S. 1991. “The Gournia Palace,” AJA 95, pp. 17-78.

Soles, J.S., and C. Davaras. 1990. “Theran Ash in Minoan Crete: New Excavations at Mochlos,” in D. Hardy and C. Renfrew, eds., Thera and the Aegean World, III.3, London, pp. 89-95.

Soles, J.S. 1988. “Social Ranking in Prepalatial Crete” in E. French and K.A. Wardle, eds., Problems in Greek Prehistory, Bristol, pp. 49-61.

________. 1983. “A Bronze Age Quarry in Eastern Crete,” Journal of Field Archaeology 10, pp. 33-46.

________. 1978. “Mochlos. A New Look at Old Excavations,” Expedition 20.2, pp. 4-15.

EXCAVATION SUMMARIES 

Brief summaries of the Mochlos excavation have appeared in Archaeological Reports of the Journal of Hellenic Studies and in the “Chronique des fouilles et découvertes archéologiques en Grèce” published in the Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique from 1990 to 2012.                                                                                          For the importance of our work in Crete, see also J. Noble Wilford, “Minoan Culture Survived Ancient Volcano,” The New York Times (11/28/89) C1, C11; B. Bower, “Minoan Culture Survived Volcanic Eruption,” Science News (1/13/90) 22; N. Hammond, “Excavator’s Judgement on Minoan Palace Exonerated,” The [London] Times (5/27/91) 18.

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL PAPERS AND PUBLIC LECTURES

“The Metals of Mochlos,” invited paper at Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Washington, D.C., January 2020.

“The Rediscovery of a Lost Minoan Town,” University of Heidelberg, June 2019.

“The Creation of Social Memory in Minoan Mochlos,” 17th International Aegean Conference, Venice, 2018.

            “Metals 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeology, Maastricht, September 2017. Annual Meeting of the AIA, Chicago

“The Veneration of the Olive Tree in Minoan Crete,” 20th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeology, Istanbul, September 2014.

“Hero, Goddess, Priestess: New Evidence for Minoan Religion and Social Organization,” 15th Aegean International Conference, METAPHYSIS, University of Vienna, April 2014

“2012 Greek-American Excavations at Mochlos,” Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Seattle, January 2013

“Water Management in Neopalatial Crete,” with J.M. Flood, 14th Aegean International Conference, University of Paris, December 2012

“The Goddess and the Ancestors,” Open Meeting, American School of Classical Studies Athens (http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/index.php/news/newsDetails/videocast-open-meeting-2011/ ), Aristotle University Thessaloniki, University College London, March 2011.

“2010 Greek-American Excavations at Mochlos,” University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, October 2010; Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Antonio, January 2011

“The Symbolism of Certain Minoan/Mycenaean Beads,” 13th Aegean International Conference, University of Copenhagen, April 2010

“2009 Greek-American Excavations at Mochlos,” Annual Meeting of the AIA, Anaheim, January 2010.

“The Economy of a Prosperous Minoan Town, Mochlos c. 1500 BC,” Onassis Cultural Center, New York, September 2008.

“100 Years at Mochlos,” Colloquium, Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Chicago, January 2008.

“The Impact of the Minoan Eruption of Santorini on Mochlos,” Santorini Chronology Conference, University of Aarhus, Denmark, October 2007.

“Did the Minoans belong to an Ancestor-Worshipping Society? Can we Prove it and Why does it Matter?  New Evidence from the Greek-American Excavations at Mochlos,” The Greek Archaeological Society, Athens, May 2007.

“2005 Greek-American Excavations at Mochlos,” Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Montreal, January 2006. 

“2004 Greek-American Excavations at Mochlos,” Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Boston, January 2005.

“Metal Hoards from LM IB Mochlos,” International Symposium on Aegean Metallurgy in the Bronze Age, held at the University of Crete, Rethymno, 19-21 November 2004.

“Trade Routes of the Aegean:  Newly Discovered Metal Hoards at Mochlos, Crete,” University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 11/2004.

“Minoan Foundation Deposits,” Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 2003.

“Minoan Archaeomagnetic Data:  LMIB Sites at Mochlos and Chalinomouri, Crete,” with D. Tarling, D. Kondopoulou, and V. Spatharas, English Geophysical Society/American Geophysical Union, Nice, France, April 2003.

“A Central Court at Gournia?” Crete of the 100 ‘Palaces.’ Variety and Levels in the Minoan Political Landscape, University of Louvain, Belgium, December 2001. 

“A Review of American Work at Gournia,”Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Diego, January 2001.

“New LM IB Construction at Mochlos,” Crete 2000 Conference, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, July 2000.

“Reverence for Dead Ancestors:  Four Cases from the Minoan, Mycenaean and Greek Dark Age,” 8th International Aegean Conference, University of Göteborg, Sweden, April 2000.

“The LM III Period at Mochlos,” INSTAP East Crete Study Center, July 1999.

“The Collapse of Minoan Civilization: the Evidence of the Broken Ashlar,” 7th International Aegean Conference, University of Liège, Belgium, April 1998.

“The Ritual `Killing’ of Mycenaean Pottery,” 99th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Chicago, December 1997.

“A Petrographic Characterization Study of Bronze Age Sandstone Quarries in East Crete and its Application to Minoan Archaeology” with S. Pike, First Prize in Poster Session, 99th Annual Meeting of the AIA, Chicago, December 1997.

“Report on the Neopalatial Pottery from the Coastal Settlements at Mochlos” with K. Barnard, T. Brogan and C. Davaras, and “Mochlos Site Map and Database: Interactive Linkage” with C. Witmore and J. Patton, Poster Session, 98th Annual Meeting of the AIA, New York, December 1996.

“A Community of Craft Specialists at Mochlos,” The 6th International Aegean Conference, Temple University, April 1996.

“Excavations of a Minoan Farmhouse at Chalinomouri,” 97th Annual Meeting of the AIA, San Diego, December 1995.

“1994 Excavations at Mochlos,” 96th Annual Meeting of the AIA, Atlanta, December 1994.

“Six Years of Greek-American Excavations at Mochlos,” Aegean Bronze Age Colloquium, New York, November 1994.

“The Functions of a Cosmological Center:  Knossos in Neopalatial Crete,” The 5th International Aegean Conference, The University of Heidelberg, April 1994.

“1993 Excavations at Mochlos,” 95th Annual Meeting of the AIA, Washington, D.C., December 1993.

“1992 Excavations at Mochlos,” 94th Annual Meeting of the AIA, New Orleans, December 1992.

“New Discoveries at Mochlos,” The Rodney Young Memorial Lecture, The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, January 1992.

“1991 Excavations at Mochlos,” 93rd Annual Meeting of the AIA, Chicago, December 1991.

“Stratigraphic Observations at Mochlos,” 7th Cretological Congress, Rethymon, Crete, August 1991.

“1990 Excavations at Mochlos,” 92nd Annual Meeting of the AIA, San Francisco, December 1990.

“Recent Discoveries at Mochlos,” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, October 1990.

“1989 Excavations at Mochlos,” 91st Annual Meeting of the AIA, Boston, December 1989. 

“Theran Ash in Minoan Crete:  New Excavation on Mochlos,” with C. Davaras, IIIrd International Theran Congress, Thera (Greece), September 1989. 

“Ramesses II in Charlotte,” Wofford College, October 1988, and the Greensboro Society of the AIA, November 1988.

“Recent Discoveries in Minoan Crete,” AIA Lecture Circuit (Westchester, New York and Ottawa, Ontario), March 1988.

“Athens: The Ancient and Modern Cities,” North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, October 1987.

“Social Ranking in Prepalatial Crete,” British School of Archaeology Centenary Conference, Manchester (England) April 1986.

“Recent Discoveries in Minoan Crete,” AIA Lecture Circuit (Eugene, Oregon; Seattle and Walla Walla, Washington), April 1986.

PROFESSIONAL OFFICES AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Chairman (2001-2019), Managing Committee, INSTAP Study Center in East Crete, 1994-

Board of Trustees, INSTAP Study Center in East Crete, 2010- 

Managing Committee, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, 1985-2016

Excavation Committee, American School of Classical Studies, 2012-2014

Chairman and Founder, Interdepartmental Program in Archaeology, UNC Greensboro (www.uncg.edu/arc), 1986-2013 

Publications Committee, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, 2010-2011.

Secretary, Greensboro Society, Archaeological Institute of America, 1978-2010

Editorial Board, Cretan Studies, 1998-2009 

Head, Department of Classical Studies, UNC Greensboro, 1992-1999; Acting Head, Spring 1989.

Fellowship Committee, Archaeological Institute of America, 1997-2002.

Member, Faculty Senate, UNC Greensboro, 1993-1998

Chairman (1991-1993, 2003-2006), All-University Liberal Education Requirements Committee, Historical Perspectives on Western Culture, UNC Greensboro, 1989-1993, 2000-2006.

Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, UNCG, 1991.     

Member, Review Panel for Old World Archaeology, Interpretive Research Program, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990.

Director, Summer Session I, American School of Classical Studies, 1983.  

Treasurer and Member of the Executive Board, North Carolina Classical Association, 1983-1989.

Vice-President for North Carolina, Classical Association of the Midwest and South, 1982-1991.