Emily Wilson is an archaeologist interested in the civilizations of the Mediterranean, specifically Ancient Greece and Anatolia. She has excavated in Italy, Greece, and Turkey, and currently excavates at Kaymakçı, a Bronze Age citadel site located in Western Turkey. She received her B.A. from the University of Colorado, M.A.’s from CU and the University of Chicago , and will finish her doctorate at the University of Chicago in 2018. Her dissertation focuses upon the intersection of trade and religion in Ancient Anatolia and how it manifested and encouraged the expression of an Ionian Greek identity from c. 800-500 BCE.
Identity, Cross-Cultural Interactions and Entanglement, Early Iron Age Anatolia and Greece, Material Manifestations of Power, Ancient Persia
B.A. in Anthropology and Classics, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2006; M.A. in Classical Archaeology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2009; M.A. in Classics, University of Chicago, 2011; PhD. In Classics, University of Chicago (coming in 2018!)