NHSTalks Stories || Episode 11
Classics Couples - October 8, 2020
Dr. Diane Cline, Associate Professor of History at George Washington University
Dr. Diane Cline received her B.A in Classics from Stanford and Ph.D. in classical archaeology from Princeton. She is an Associate Professor of History at the George Washington University, and an Ancient Greek historian and classical archaeologist. Cline is the author of two books, The Treasures of the Parthenon and Erechtheion (Oxford) and The Greeks: An Illustrated History (National Geographic). She has won two Fulbright awards for her research in Greece, where she also serves as an expert study leader for Smithsonian Journeys and National Geographic Expeditions. Dr. Cline has taught a wide range of courses on Greek and Roman history, archaeology, religion, mythology, literature, and culture. She has won teaching awards at GWU, including the Columbian Prize for teaching and mentoring advanced undergraduate students in 2017 and the Morton A. Bender award for Excellence in Teaching in 2018. For her research Cline was a Fellow in Hellenic Studies at the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies in 2018, and in 2019 she was a Fulbright Scholar in Greece at the University of Crete, Rethymno.
Eric Cline, Professor of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies and Anthropology at George Washington University
Dr. Eric H. Cline is a Fulbright scholar, National Geographic Explorer, Getty Fellow, and NEH Public Scholar. He is Professor of Classics and Anthropology, former Chair of the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and current Director of the Capitol Archaeological Institute at The George Washington University. Dr. Cline received degrees in Classical Archaeology, Near Eastern Archaeology, and Ancient History, from Dartmouth, Yale, and the University of Pennsylvania. He is an active field archaeologist, with more than 30 seasons of excavation and survey experience in Greece, Crete, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Cyprus, and the United States. Early in his career he dug at the Agora in Athens and at Palaikastro on Crete. He is a former co-director at Megiddo, where he dug from 1994 through 2014, and is currently co-directing the excavations at Tel Kabri in northern Israel, site of a 4,000-year-old Canaanite palace, where they have discovered the remains of the oldest and largest wine cellar so far known from the ancient Near East. Dr. Cline is an author of ten books and co-author of four, in addition to editing or coediting eight others, and publishing nearly 100 articles. Both Eric an Diane served as the ASCSA Alumni Association Secretary-Treasurers from 1997-2000.
Kevin Glowacki, Associate Professor of Architecture & Center for Heritage Conservation Director at Texas A&M University
Dr. Kevin Glowacki received his AB in Greek and Latin and M.A. in Greek from the Loyola University of Chicago and his M.A. & Ph.D. in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology from Bryn Mawr College. He is an Associate Professor in Architecture at Texas A&M University, where he also serves as the Director of the Center for Heritage Conservation. Professor Glowacki is a member of the Managing Committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. He has participated on several archaeological projects in Italy and Greece and is a member of the excavation and publication teams for the sites of Kavousi Vronda and Gournia on Crete.
Nancy Klein, Associate Professor of Architecture at Texas A&M University
Dr. Nancy Klein received her AB in Classical Studies and French from the University of Michigan and her M.A. & Ph.D. in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology from Bryn Mawr College. She is an Associate Professor in Architecture at Texas A&M University. Professor Klein is a member of the Managing Committee and the Executive Committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. She has participated in fieldwork and excavations in North America, England, France, and Greece. She is a member of the excavation and publication team for the site of Kavousi Vronda on Crete and is also publishing a study of the architecture of the Acropolis of Athens in the archaic and early classical periods.