Dr William Saturno lecturing at Cantona
Dr William Saturno lecturing at Cantona

Expert Scholars

Dr Roy Larick
Dr Roy Larick

Dr Roy Larick is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Iowa.

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Dr Ilona Bausch
Dr Ilona Bausch

Dr Ilona Bausch is a Visiting Professor at Kokugakuin University, Tokyo.

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Ahmed Hussein
Ahmed Hussein

Ahmed Hussein has 23 years’ experience as a tour leader. Passionate about Egypt, history and archaeology, Ahmed has worked successfully with many US-based tour operators, guiding classical, religious, and Archaeological tours.

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Dr Tom Brogan
Dr Tom Brogan

Dr Thomas Brogan is the Director of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete, and has been an active member of several excavations on the island for the past thirty years.

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Dr Ian Colvin
Dr Ian Colvin

Dr Ian Colvin is a historian specializing in the late Roman and Byzantine history of the Caucasus regions. He studied classical and modern Georgian after receiving his MST in Byzantine studies, and has devoted himself to excavations at the site of Nokalakevi.

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Dr Yorke Rowan
Dr Yorke Rowan

Dr Yorke Rowan is a Senior Research Associate at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and a specialist in the Archaeology of the Southern Levant.

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Dr Dirk Booms
Dr Dirk Booms

Dr Dirk Booms is curator of Roman archaeology at the British Museum, whose areas of specialty are Roman architecture, sculpture, glass, and inscriptions.

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Rafael Blanco Guzmán
Rafael Blanco Guzmán

Rafael is a professor at the University of Córdoba, where he graduated with a degree in Art History for undertaking a Masters in Archaeology and Heritage.

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Dr Luigi Prada
Dr Luigi Prada

Dr Luigi Prada is a member of academic staff at the Egyptology Department of the University of Oxford, England.

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Dr William Saturno
Dr William Saturno

Dr William Saturno received his BA from the University of Arizona and his PhD from Harvard University and has been leading tours with us for over eight years.

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Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi
Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi

Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi is a Research Associate in the Department of the History of Art & Archaeology at SOAS, University of London, and Assistant Editor for the International Journal of Islamic Architecture

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Prof. Caroline Malone
Prof. Caroline Malone

Caroline Malone is Professor of Prehistory at the Queen’s University Belfast, where she has taught for 12 years. Educated at New Hall Cambridge, she completed her degree in Archaeology and Anthropology.

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Dr Caroline Goodson
Dr Caroline Goodson

Dr Caroline Goodson is University Senior Lecturer with the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge; she was previously Reader in Archaeology and History with the Department of History at Birkbeck College, University of London

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Prof. Craig Benjamin
Prof. Craig Benjamin

Craig Benjamin is a Professor of History in the Frederik Meijer Honors College at Grand Valley State University, where he teaches courses in ancient Central and East Asian history, and on the Silk Roads.

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Prof. Ori Soltes
Prof. Ori Soltes

Professor Ori Soltes is Professorial Lecturer at Georgetown University and has also taught in the Classics Department at Johns Hopkins and Cleveland State Universities.

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Prof. John Hines
Prof. John Hines

John Hines is Professor in the School of History and Archaeology at Cardiff University, and is a specialist in the archaeology of the early medieval period, particularly the material culture and literature of the Vikings.

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Prof. Charles Doherty
Prof. Charles Doherty

Professor Charles Doherty recently retired as senior lecturer in Early Irish History at University College Dublin. Since 2009 he has been president of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.

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Prof. John Rick
Prof. John Rick

Professor John Rick is Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropological Sciences at Stanford University, Curator of Anthropological Collections, and past Director of Stanford’s Archaeology Center. His teaching concentrates on South American archaeology.

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Prof. Gerald Schaus
Prof. Gerald Schaus

Professor Gerald Schaus is President of the Canadian Archaeological Institute in Athens, and has recently retired as Professor of Archaeology and Classical Studies at Wilfred Laurier University, Canada.

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Peter Yeoman
Peter Yeoman

Peter Yeoman was, until recently, Head of Cultural Heritage at Historic Scotland, with responsibility for the archaeology and the knowledge base for the estate of 345 properties in their care.

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Dr Christina Hatzimichael Whitley
Dr Christina Hatzimichael Whitley

Dr Christina Hatzimichael Whitley is a Tutor in Greek Archaeology at the Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning (LEARN). She specializes in Minoan Crete, and is co-director of the Praisos survey and excavation Project (Crete).

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Dr Caroline Hebron
Dr Caroline Hebron

Dr Caroline Hebron is an archaeologist specializing in Ancient Egypt. She received her PhD from UCL in 2005 and is particularly interested in Ancient Egyptian disease and medicine.

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Miranda Bruce-Mitford
Miranda Bruce-Mitford

Miranda Bruce-Mitford specializes in social anthropology, Burmese language and literature, Buddhist Art & Architecture of South and Southeast Asia, and Oriental religious studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London University.

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Dr Franco Rossi
Dr Franco Rossi

Dr Franco Rossi is an archaeologist and epigrapher specializing in the pre-Columbian Americas, with a focus on politics of literacy, architecture and art of the Ancient Maya.

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Prof. Adam Hardy
Prof. Adam Hardy

Adam Hardy is Professor of Asian Architecture at Cardiff University, UK, and founder and Director of PRASADA – a center for Practice, Research and Advancement in South Asian Design and Architecture.

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Dr Belén Vázquez Navajas
Dr Belén Vázquez Navajas

Dr Belén Vázquez-Navajas is a member of the Sisifo Research Group of the University of Cordoba, where she received her BA in History of Art and her PhD in Heritage and Archaeology.

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Mohamed Abdel Aal Ahmed
Mohamed Abdel Aal Ahmed

Mohamed Abdel Aal Ahmed was born and raised in Cairo. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Cairo University and a diploma in archeology and history from "Helwan University" in Cairo.

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Dr. Allen Fromherz
Dr. Allen Fromherz

Dr. Allen Fromherz is the director of the Middle East Studies Center and Professor of Mediterranean and Middle East History at Georgia State University in Atlanta. He is also the President of the American Institute for Maghreb Studies (AIMS).

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