Associate Professor of Classical Archaeology,
1989-90 M. Aylwin Cotton Foundation. “Daniela Fusaro” Scholarship.
1983-88 University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Cum laude degree in Roman Archaeology. Thesis title: “The lower Cecina valley survey”.
Associate Professor of Classics,
Assistant Professor of Classics,
1992-96 University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Teaching and Research Assistant.
1994-95 Colgate University Venice Study Group. Lecturer (Fall semesters).
2004 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievements by
Young Faculty. UNC
2003 Cullen Prize, for "the most promising contribution to archaeology by a younger author". Antiquity Board of Trustees.
2001-pres. Torre di Donoratico Excavation. Principal Investigator.
2003 Villa delle Grotte (Grottarossa). Principal Investigator.
1987-2002 Cecina valley field survey and excavations at Cosciano and San Mario. Sponsored by Earthwatch Institute and Regione Toscana. Principal Investigator.
1997 Falerii Novi Hinterland project. Principal Investigator.
1997 Botromagno (Gravina) Interpretation of surface evidence and GIS data processing. Principal Investigator.
Excavations at the Auditorium site,
on the Northern slope of the
Excavations at the roman villas of S. Pietro - Tolve and S. Gilio - Oppido in the Bradano valley (
Excavations at the
organizer: Archeologia teorica,
Keynote address: The theory, history and methodology of
regional archaeological projects,
Invited speaker: The Roman State from the Etruscan Kings to the Plebeian Consuls, Columbia University, New York, 2002; Side-by-side survey, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2002; Les mutations de la fin de l’âge du Fer, Cambridge 2005.
organizer: “Italy and the West”, European
Association of Archaeologists Conference, Ravenna 1997 (with Simon Keay); “Cultural hegemony and local identities under the
expanding Roman Republic”, Roman Archaeology
Conference 3, Glasgow 2001 (with P. Van Dommelen);
“State Formation in the
chair: Burial, Society and Context in the Roman World,
Discussant/respondent/panelist: Journée d’Etude sur la Romanisation de l’Occident romain, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, conference in occasion of the publication of the book Italy and the West (eds. S. Keay, N. Terrenato), 2000; Society for American Archaeology Meeting, San Juan 2006; The Hellenistic West, BSR Workshop, Rome 2006; Society for American Archaeology Meeting, Austin 2007.
Invited seminars: Universities of Bologna, Cambridge, Durham, Glasgow, Leiden, London, Michigan, Oxford, Paris 13, Pisa, Rome I, Siena, Southampton, St. Andrews, Stanford; AIA Chapters: Carolina, Niagara Peninsula; Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Rome); British School at Rome; American Academy in Rome, Museo Guarnacci (Volterra).
Papers given at: La cartografia archeologica, Pisa 1988; Geofisica per l'Archeologia, Rome 1988; Papers in Italian Archaeology 4, London 1990; Archeologia del paesaggio, Siena 1991; POPULUS, Siena 1994; GIS-Internet, Siena 1995; I residui nello scavo archeologico, Rome 1996; European Association of Archaeologists Conference, Riga 1996; Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, Nottingham 1997; Theoretical Archaeology Group, Bournemouth 1997; Further Approaches to the Tiber Valley, Rome 1998; Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, Leicester 1998; Roman Archaeology Conference 2, Durham 1999; Archeologia teorica, Siena 1999; Society for American Archaeology Meeting, Philadelphia 2000; Secondo Congresso di Archeologia Medievale, Brescia 2000; Society for American Archaeology Meeting, New Orleans 2001; AIA Meeting, Philadelphia 2002; Society for American Archaeology Meeting, Denver 2002; State formation in the Mediterranean and beyond, Chapel Hill, October 2003; AIA Meeting, San Francisco 2004, AIA Meeting, Boston 2005; Suburbium II, École Française de Rome, 2005; Roman Archaeology Conference 6, London 2007.
Advisory Editor: Antiquity. 2001-2002.
Editorial Board Member, FACTA. Journal of Roman Material Culture Studies. 2007-
Reviewer of manuscripts submitted for publication: Cambridge University Press (4); Columbia University Press; Blackwell; Papers of the British School at Rome (2); Journal of Roman Archaeology (2); European Journal of Archaeology; American Antiquity (2); Journal of Field Archaeology (2); Journal of Archaeological Science; Journal of Structural Geology; Internet Archaeology; Opuscula Romana (4).
reviewer: National Geographic Society;
National Science Foundation (2); Earthwatch Institute; National Research Council, Italy; Ministry of Research, Italy (2);