Faculty and administrators of the project:
Giampiero Bevagna is a professor at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy. He graduated from the University of Perugia with an M.A. in Classics, and has an advanced degree in archaeological research from the University of Rome III.
Pedar W. Foss is Professor of Classical Studies at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. He received his B.A. in Chemistry and Classics from Gustavus Adolphus, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. He then taught at the University of Cincinnati and at Stanford. At DePauw he served from 2009-13 as Dean of Academic Life, overseeing student advising, academic support, off-campus and service learning, and career services. His research has concerned history, landscape archaeology and Geographic Information Systems in the Bay of Naples, the Rieti Basin (Italy), Tunisia, in Lycia (Turkey), where he oversaw the regional survey for the Hacımusalar Project and the Çaltılar Archaeological Project, and now in Umbria. He has edited for the Journal of Roman Archaeology and was co-editor of the book reviews for the American Journal of Archaeology from 2008-11. His professional blog is located at: http://quemdixerechaos.com/.
Rebecca K. Schindler is Professor of Classical Studies at DePauw University in Greencastle, IN. She teaches courses in Classical art and archaeology, Latin, Greek and Roman Mythology, and Classical literature. Rebecca has chaired the Department of Classical Studies at DePauw University and has served as the co-editor of the book reviews for The American Journal of Archaeology. Her research interests include the archaeology of Greek colonization in South Italy and Sicily, Greek religion, applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in archaeology, and the ethics of cultural heritage. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College in Classical and Near Eastern Art and Archaeology and her PhD from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has also studied at the American School for Classical Studies in Athens and worked as a visiting scholar at the American Academy in Rome. Rebecca’s archaeological field experience includes projects in Tunisia, Cyprus, Turkey, and Italy. She is now the excavation director for Lago Trasimeno Archaeological Project. She also serves as the president of the Central Indiana Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and the co-PI of the Collaboratory for GIS and Mediterranean Archaeology. Outside of her professional life, Rebecca is passionate about Italian food and enjoys exploring traditional markets and learning new recipes.
Stefano Spiganti operates Intrageo, an archaeological services firm based in Todi, Umbria. Stefano has facilitated archaeological research in Italy for nearly a decade.