James Higginbotham

Affiliation: Classics, Art Museum
Associate Professor of Classics on the Henry Johnson Professorship Fund, Curator for the Ancient Collection, and Chair of Classics Department
Professor Higginbotham's scholarly interests focus on ancient Greek and Roman colonies as well as the social history of the late Roman Republic.

In addition to teaching courses in Archaeology and the Classical Languages, Professor Higginbotham has excavated on Classical sites in Israel, Greece, and Italy, where he has been Field Director of the joint University of Michigan-Bowdoin College excavations at Paestum from 1993 to the present.

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  • PhD, Classical Art and Archaeology, University of Michigan