Newsletter | Mar/Apr 2014

Kimberly Bowes: Next American Academy in Rome Director

by Jean Nilsson, Ed.
The American Academy in Rome has announced that archaeologist and educator Kimberly Bowes, FAAR'06 will be their next Director, beginning 1 July 2014.

Their press release notes that “Dr. Bowes studies the archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean, with specialties in domestic and religious architecture, and the archaeology of Roman poverty. [She] has been serving since 2012 as the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in Charge of the School of Classical Studies at the Academy, and is Associate Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.”

The Academy’s Rome Prize is given annually to approximately 30 individuals, in a range of disciplines that includes architecture, landscape architecture, design, and historic preservation and conservation. The application deadline is 1 November. For more information, visit:

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