Our Tour Scholars & Leaders

Trips Guided by Leading Academics

Our worldwide tours are designed to immerse our travelers in an experience for learning about new people and cultures. Our PhD scholars are picked for their expertise in a given area and for their congeniality as traveling companions. This is a vacation after all!

Dr. Bob Brier

Bob Brier

Senior Research Fellow
Long Island University
Egyptology

Dr. James Bruhn

James Bruhn

Scheduling, Marine and Battlefields Team
Historic Scotland
British Roman Archaeology

Dr. Brian Buchanan

Brian Buchanan

Research Associate
Durham University
British Medieval Archaeology

Dr. Damian Evans

Damian Evans

Co-Director
Greater Angkor Project
Ancient Khmer Civilization

Dr. Mark B. Garrison

Mark B. Garrison

Professor
Trinity University
Glyptic Arts of Ancient Iran and Iraq

Dr. John France

John France

Professor Emeritus
Swansea University in Wales
Renowned specialist on the Medieval Period

Teofilo Ruiz

David Brophy

Senior Lecturer
University of Sydney
Department of History

Dr. Edwin C. Krupp

Edwin C. Krupp

Director
Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
Ancient Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy

Dr. Cinzia Perlingieri

Cinzia Perlingieri

PhD in Archaeology
Specialist in Ethiopia

Dr. Jennifer Rose

Jennifer Rose

Assistant Professor
Claremont Graduate University
Zoroastrian Studies of Ancient Iran

Dr. Jennifer Rose

Luisa Sernicola

Researcher
University of Hamburg
Hiob Ludolf Center for Ethiopian Studies

Professor Kent Reilly

F. Kent Reilly III

Professor
Texas State University
Arts and Symbolism of Ancient America

Dr. Jennifer Tobin

Jennifer Tobin

Associate Professor of History and Classics
University of Illinois at Chicago
Greek and Roman Art & Archaeology

Dr. Thomas F. X. Noble

Thomas F. X. Noble

Professor, Department of History
University of Notre Dame
Medieval and Roman History

Dr. Thomas F. X. Noble

Jesse Byock

Professor University of California, Los Angeles
Director, Old Norse Studies Program UCLA
The Vikings

Professor Marcello Canuto

Marcello Canuto

Director, Middle America Research Institute
Tulane University
Pre-Columbian Americas

Dr. Charles A. Stewart

Charles A. Stewart

Assistant Professor
University of St. Thomas, Houston
Medieval Art and Architecture

Dr. Todd Bostwick

Todd Bostwick

Senior Research Archaeologist
PaleoWest Archaeology
Ancient American Southwest

Dr. Stanley Guenter

Stanley Guenter

University of Calgary
La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia
PhD in Archaeology

Dr. Sidsel Millerström

Sidsel Millerström

Specialist on art
Including rock art and architecture in Polynesia
PhD in Polynesian archaeology

Emil Nankov

Academic Director
American Research Center
Sofia, Bulgaria

Dr. Malcolm David Eckel

Malcolm David Eckel

Director, Institute for Philosophy and Religion
Boston University
Philosophical theory and religious practice

Dr. Enda O'Flaherty

Enda O’Flaherty

Survey & Geophysics
Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd.
Landscape Archaeology of Ireland

Steven L. Tuck

Steven L. Tuck

Associate Professor
Miami University
Classics and Art History

Steven L. Tuck

Johan Elverskog

Professor
Southern Methodist University
Religious Studies

Gary Rollefson

Gary Rollefson

Professor
Whitman College
Anthropology

Dr. Andrew Roddick

Andrew Roddick

Assistant Professor
McMaster University
Archaeology

Kathryn Howley

Research Fellow
University of Cambridge
Egyptology

Clark Erickson

Clark Erickson

Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Anthropology

Emma Blake

Emma Blake

Associate Professor
University of Arizona
Anthropology

Bryce Beemer

Research Professor
Sogang University
Southeast Asia Studies

Teofilo Ruiz

Teofilo Ruiz

Professor of History
University of California, Los Angeles
Department of History

Teofilo Ruiz

William R Cook

Professor of History
State University of New York – Geneseo
Department of History

Teofilo Ruiz

Karl Taube

Professor of Archaeology
University of California – Riverside
Department of Anthropology