B.A., University of St. Minnesota
M.A., University of St. Thomas
PhD., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Specialization: Ancient Greece and Rome
"Everyday Life at the Crossroads of the Ancient Mediterranean," gallery guide, Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, 2010
"The Emblem of an Empire: The Development of the Byzantine Empress' Crown," Al-Masaq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean, Volume 16, Number 1 March 2004.
Yoruba Dress for Orisha Oko [1999.133.6], Elvehjem Bulletin 2001-03: 18-19 AUTHOR INDEX TO BULLETIN STUDIES IN THE PERMANENT COLLECTION 1970-2003
"Revealing Forms: African Art from the Elvehjem Collection," gallery guide (print and web-based), Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002,
Association Internationale pour la Peinture Murale Antique, September 2010
"Paradisiacal Tombs And Architectural Rooms In Late Room Sardis: Period styles and Regional Variants"
Archaeological Institute of America, January 2009
"The Visual Language of Late Roman Painted Hypogea at Sardis"
International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo MI, May 2007
"Queen Shirin? The Persian Queen with a Byzantine Face"
Archaeological Institute of America, January 2003
"Crowns in Hellenistic Women's Burials: Royal, Nuptial or Funerary?"
Curator, Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
"Everyday Life at the Crossroads of the Ancient Mediterranean," 2010
Co-curator, Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Revealing Forms: African Art from the Elvehjem Collection," 2002
Curator, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
"Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts and the Monastic Scriptorium," 2000
Excavation and Fieldwork
Specialist for Wall Paintings, Sardis, Turkey, 2008-present