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Brian Rose: Museum’s Deputy Director
July 15, 2008, Volume 55, No. 1



Dr. C. Brian Rose has been appointed Deputy Director of Penn’s Museum by Dr. Richard Hodges, Williams Director. The three-year appointment began May 1.

Curator-in-Charge of the Museum’s Mediterranean Section and the James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology in the Department of Classical Studies, Dr. Rose is also the President of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Dr. Rose is an archaeologist with extensive field excavation and survey experience. After receiving his BA in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology from Haverford College, Dr. Rose continued his education at Columbia University, where he earned an MA, MPhil, and PhD.

He taught in the Classics Department of the University of Cincinnati from 1987 to 2005, as full professor and Cedric G. Boulter Professor of Classical Archaeology, and department head, before coming to Penn in 2005. A frequent lecturer in North America, Europe and Turkey, he is also the author or editor of numerous scholarly articles, books, and reviews. In addition to his role with the AIA, Dr. Rose serves on the Board of Directors of the American Academy in Rome and the American Research Institute in Turkey.in Rome and the American Research Institute in Turkey.


Almanac - July 15, 2008, Volume 55, No. 1