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Dr. Metaxia Papageorgiou

Associate Faculty, Lecturer I in Archaeology, History Program Coordinator, Deree -- ACG


+30 210 6009800 ext.1619


University of Athens/N.C.S.R. “Demokritos”, Greece
PhD, Classical Archaeology/Archaeometry

University College London, UK
MA, Archaeology; MS, Technology and Analysis of Archaeological Materials
2002 – 2004

University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Ptychion, Archaeology and History of Art
1997 – 2002

Dr. Papageorgiou is Associate Lecturer in the Department of History, Philosophy and the Ancient World at Deree. She teaches courses in the history and archaeology of Greece and Rome across the curriculum and in conjunction with Study Abroad programs. She also serves as History Program Coordinator, Fellow of the Institute of Hellenic Culture and the Liberal Arts, and Research Area Leader for Cultural Heritage Management and Digital Humanities in the Research Technology Innovation Network. Prior to that she had served as teaching assistant at the University of Peloponnese and had collaborated with renowned research centers including the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and N.C.S.R. “Demokritos”. She has also participated in systematic excavations such as that of the Athenian Agora and Akrotiri, Thera and has contributed to salvage excavations for the Greek Archaeological Service. Moreover, she has worked as assistant to the Editor-in-chief for the Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry Journal, as Historical Editor for the digital encyclopedia of the Foundation of the Hellenic World, and as organizing committee member for various international symposia. She currently serves as Board Member (special secretary) of the Hellenic Society for Archaeometry and as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the National Hellenic Research Foundation. Her research methodology aims at illuminating aspects of societal transformation and economy of the ancient Greek past by synthesizing archaeological, literary and scientific evidence. Her research interests include the technology and analysis of archaeological materials, the production and circulation of medicinal compounds and their containers in the Mediterranean, the historical documentation and digital enhancement of the tangible and intangible Greek cultural heritage.