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!

Bob Brier

Senior Research Fellow
Long Island University
Egyptology

James Bruhn

Scheduling, Marine and Battlefields Team
Historic Scotland
British Roman Archaeology

Brian Buchanan

Research Associate
Durham University
British Medieval Archaeology

Damian Evans

Co-Director
Greater Angkor Project
Ancient Khmer Civilization

Garret Fagan

Associate professor at Pennsylvania State
Ancient Mediterranean Studies
PhD in Roman Studies

John France

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

Mark B. Garrison

Professor
Trinity University
Glyptic Arts of Ancient Iran and Iraq

Edwin C. Krupp

Director
Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles
Ancient Astronomy and Archaeoastronomy

Cinzia Perlingieri

PhD in Archaeology
Specialist in Ethiopia

Jennifer Rose

Assistant Professor
Claremont Graduate University
Zoroastrian Studies of Ancient Iran

Luisa Sernicola

Researcher
University of Hamburg
Hiob Ludolf Center for Ethiopian Studies

F. Kent Reilly III

Professor
Texas State University
Arts and Symbolism of Ancient America

Jennifer Tobin

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

Thomas F. X. Noble

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

Jesse Byock

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

Marcello Canuto

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

Charles A. Stewart

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

Jesse Byock

Senior Research Archaeologist
PaleoWest Archaeology
Ancient American Southwest

Stanley Guenter

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

Sidsel Millerström

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

Charlotte Galloway

BA in Art History and Curatorship
PhD in the Buddhist imagery

Malcolm David Eckel

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

Enda O’Flaherty

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

Steven L. Tuck

Associate Professor
Miami University
Classics and Art History

Johan Elverskog

Professor
Southern Methodist University
Religious Studies

Gary Rollefson

Professor
Whitman College
Anthropology

Andrew Roddick

Assistant Professor
McMaster University
Archaeology

Daud Ali

Associate Professor & Graduate Chair
University of Pennsylvania
South Asia Studies

Clark Erickson

Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Anthropology

Emma Blake

Associate Professor
University of Arizona
Anthropology

William R Cook

Professor of History
State University of New York at Geneseo
Ancient and Medieval History

Teofilo Ruiz

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

David Brophy

Senior Lecturer
University of Sydney
Department of History

Bryce Beemer

Research Professor
Sogang University
Southeast Asia Studies

Kathryn Howley

Research Fellow
University of Cambridge
Egyptology

Emil Nankov

Academic Director
American Research Center
Sofia, Bulgaria