President: Ms. Ann SantenAnn also serves the AIA as a Society Trustee. Now retired, Ann spent 25 years at Cincinnati classical radio WGUC where she was General Manager and a founding member of American Public Radio (Public Radio International). Ann has done graduate work in French Literature at the University of Cincinnati. She frequently audits courses in the Department of Classics, and has participated in the UC excavations at Apollonia in Albania and at Pompeii. She continues to travel extensively, adding new ancient sites each year.
Vice President: Dr. Eleni Hatzaki
Eleni is a faculty member in the Department of Classics. She is an Aegean Prehistorian working on Crete with research interests in the archaeology of the quintessential Bronze Age site of Knossos, in Greece. She has directed two excavation projects (Little Palace North Project and Villa Dionysos Viridarium Project) at Knossos. Her longstanding association with the site and her interest in its urban development, stratigraphy, pottery, and architecture started while a graduate student at Oxford.
Secretary: Dr. Susan E. Allen
Susan is a faculty member in the Department of Anthropology. An anthropological archaeologist with expertise in environmental archaeology and palaeoethnobotany, she has worked on numerous excavations and surveys in the United States, Israel, Romania, Cyprus, Greece, and Albania. She currently directs the NSF-funded Southern Albania Neolithic Archaeological Project and conducts archaeobotanical research on Tsoungiza and Iklaina, in Greece. Her research focuses on the transition to agriculture and rise of complex societies in southern Europe.
Treasurer: Dr. Kathleen M. Lynch
Kathleen is a faculty member in the Department of Classics. A pottery specialist, Kathleen has worked at excavations in Italy, Greece, Turkey, and Albania. Her primary research interest is figured pottery from ancient Athens, and she has spent many summers at the excavations of the Athenian Agora. She is chair of the AIA Fellowships committee, and recently published a new book, The Symposium in Context, which has been awarded the prestigious James R. Wiseman Award. Read an interview with Kathleen about her book here:
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