James B. Pritchard Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania
German Transatlantic Program Fellow - Class of Fall 2006
C. Brian Rose is James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology and Curator-in-Charge of the Mediterranean Section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Since 1988 he has been head of Post-Bronze Age excavations at Troy, and is English language editor of Studia Troica, the annual journal of the Troy excavations. His survey project in the Granicus River Valley focuses on recording and mapping the Graeco-Persian tombs that dominate the area. His research has also concentrated on the political and artistic relationship between Rome and the provinces (Dynastic Commemoration and Imperial Portraiture in the Julio-Claudian Period, published by Cambridge in 1997). He is vice president of the American Research Institute in Turkey, first vice-president of the Archaeological Institute of America, and a trustee of the American Academy in Rome. He is currently finishing the final publication of the architecture and architectural decoration of the Roman houses at Troy and is writing a synthetic overview of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Excavations at Troy during the last eighteen years.