Katerina ThomasArt History
BA (with Honors) in Mediterranean Studies and Classical Civilization, Brandeis University; MA in Classical Archaeology, Tufts University; PhD in Classical Archaeology, Brown University
Katerina Thomas received her PhD in classical archaeology from Brown University, her MA in classical archaeology from Tufts University and her BA with Honors in Mediterranean Studies and Classical Civilization from Brandeis University. Since 1988 she has been professor of archaeology and art history at DEREE – The American College of Greece. She has held a number of administrative positions at DEREE including Dean of Academic Affairs and Dean of Undergraduate Faculty, School of Arts and Sciences as well as Vice President and Dean of Faculty. She is currently the Dean of the new Frances Rich School of Fine and Performing Arts. Dr Thomas has extensive archaeological field experience having participated in excavations at Kalavasos-Tenta and Kalavasos-Ayious in Cyprus, Lepreon and Eleusis in Greece, and La Muculufa in Sicily. From 1989-1997 she participated in Brown University archaeological projects at the site of Kasfiki in Corfu in collaboration with the Greek Archaeological Service and University of Louvain-la-Neuve. Her study of “Greek Decorative Pottery Seventh-Fifth Centuries BC” was published in KERKYRA, Artifacts from the Palaiopolis, ed. by Rolf Winkes (Brown University, 2004). Since the summer 2004 through January 2009 she collaborated with the Brown University team led by Professor Rolf Winkes in the excavation of the site of Tongobriga in Portugal.