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About Jeffrey A. Becker

Jeffrey Becker is a Mediterranean field archaeologist specializing in the archaeology of first millennium BC Italy and the architecture and urbanism of Italic cultures. Becker has held teaching positions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The College of William & Mary, Boston University, McMaster University, and the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University. Becker is presently Acting Director of the Ancient World Mapping Center, an interdisciplinary research center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Present Acting Director, Ancient World Mapping Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Classical archaeology, Roman studies, Classics, Landscape archaeology, and Mediterranean urbanism

Contact Information

Ancient World Mapping Center
CB# 8110; 5010 Davis Library
The University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill NC 27599-8110 U.S.A.
email:; (O): 1-919-962-0502