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!

Please click on each scholar’s picture for a detailed biography and to see what upcoming trips he or she is leading.

Dr. Bob Brier

Bob Brier

Senior Research Fellow
Long Island University

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

Greater Angkor Project
Ancient Khmer Civilization

Dr. Mark B. Garrison

Mark B. Garrison

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

Dr. Jennifer Rose

Jenny Rose

Assistant Professor
Claremont Graduate University
Zoroastrian Studies of Ancient Iran

Dr. Jennifer Rose

Luisa Sernicola

University of Hamburg
Hiob Ludolf Center for Ethiopian Studies

Dr. Edwin C. Krupp

Edwin C. Krupp

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
Ancient Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy

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

Steven Ashby

Senior Lecturer
University of York, England
Medieval Archaeology

Professor Marcello Canuto

Marcello Canuto

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

Dr. Charles A. Stewart

Salima Ikram

Distinguished Professor
American University in Cairo

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

Clark Erickson

Clark Erickson

Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania

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

Miami University
History and Classics

Steven L. Tuck

Johan Elverskog

Southern Methodist University
Religious Studies

Gary Rollefson

Gary Rollefson

Whitman College

Dr. Andrew Roddick

Andrew Roddick

Assistant Professor
McMaster University

Teofilo Ruiz

Karl Taube

Professor of Archaeology
University of California – Riverside
Department of Anthropology

Teofilo Ruiz

Stephen Lekson

Professor of Anthropology
University of Colorado
Department of Anthropology

William Cook Cathedrals Far Horizons tour

William R Cook

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

Teofilo Ruiz

Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones

Professor in Ancient History
Cardiff University
School of History, Archaeology & Religion

Teofilo Ruiz

Vassil Tenekedjiev

Assistant Professor
Varna Regional Museum of History
Department of Archaeology

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Patrick Allitt

Professor of American History
Emory University
Department of History

Teofilo Ruiz

Cynthia Packert

Professor of History of Art & Architecture
Middlebury College
Department of History of Art & Architecture

Teofilo Ruiz

Tim Kendall

Former Director of the Jebel Barkal Project
Egyptology with specialty in Nubian Civilization
Teofilo Ruiz

Kylie Quave

Assistant Professor
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, George Washington University

Teofilo Ruiz

Elizabeth Rowe

University of Cambridge, England
Scandinavian History of the Viking Age

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Timothy Pauketat

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Department of Anthropology

Teofilo Ruiz

Paula Richman & Michael Fisher

Professors Emeritus
Dept. of Religion, Dept. of History
Oberlin College
Eric Tagliacozzo Study Leader Far Horizons tour

Eric Tagliacozzo

John Stambaugh Professor of History
Cornell University
Department of History

Robin Coningham Far Horizons Study Leader

Robin Coningham

Durham University
Department of Archaeology

Guy David Hepp Christmas tour Oaxaca

Guy David Hepp

Assistant Professor
California State University, San Bernardino
Department of Anthropology

Eric Tagliacozzo Study Leader Far Horizons tour

William Tronzo and Gail Feigenbaum

Senior Professor
University of California, San Diego
Art History

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Jeremy McInerney

University of Pennsylvania
Department of Classics

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Robert Garland

Emeritus Professor 
Colgate University
Department of Classics

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