Senior Instructor


  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Senior Instructor
  • Concentration:

    • Archaeology
  • Department:

    • Anthropology and Geography
  • Education:

    • 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 (2018)
  • Curriculum Vitae:


Dr. 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.  She received her B.A. from the University of Colorado, M.A.’s from CU and the University of Chicago , and her PhD from the University of Chicago.  Her research 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


Morris, S. et al. 2020. “The Ancient Methone Archaeological Project: A Preliminary Report on Fieldwork, 2014-2017,” Hesperia 89, pp. 659-723.