Alexander Mazurek

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Ph,D Student, Department of Classics
Instructor and Teaching Assistant
IEMA Classics Graduate Student Representative
Associate Editor of Chronika 


B.A. 2012 Classics and Archaeology, Boston University
M.A. 2014 Classics, University at Buffalo

Research Interests:

Etruscan and Early Roman Archaeology, Etruscan Warfare, Etruscan Politics and Society, Greeks and Romans in Etruria, Etruscans Outside of Etruria


“Etruscan Genucilia Ware:  A Discussion on Its History and Past Scholarship”, Chronika, V. (April 2015)
Translation of The Fortress of Rofalco:  Daily Life of the Last Etruscans.  A Brief Guide.  Edited by Orlando Cerasuolo and Luca Pulcinelli.  (July 2014)

Current Research Project:

Rofalco, Italy – Staff Member and Trench Supervisor.  Director – Professor Orlando Cerasuolo.

Selected Conference Papers and Presentations:

“History, Interpretation and Distribution of Etruscan Genucilia Ware” (poster).  Società e innovazione nell’Etruria di IV-III secolo a.C.  Bolsenna, Italy (October 21-22, 2016).
“2016 Field Season Report:  Area 2000 – Room 1.”  2016 Rofalco Public Conference (August 12, 2016).
“From the Battlefield to the Tomb:  An Analysis of Etruscan Warfare as Evidenced by Funerary Contexts.”  The Classical Association of the Middle West and South 2016 Annual  Meeting (March 17, 2016).
“2015 Field Season Report:  Area 2000 – Room 1.” 2015 Rofalco Public Conference (August 13, 2015).
“More Than Meets the Eye:  Identifying a Brothel in Ancient Greece.”  The Classical Association of the Middle West and South 2015 Annual Meeting (March 26, 2015).
“Not Just a Pretty Face:  An Examination of Etruscan Genucilia Pottery.”  The 115th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (January 10, 2015).
“Jokes on Him:  Caricature and Male Clients of Prostitutes on Greek-Vase Painting.”  The Classical Association of the Middle West and South 2014 Annual Meeting (April 3, 2014).
“Size Isn’t Everything:  Pygmies in Greek Art.” 2013 Fall Meeting of the Classical Association of Atlantic States (October 11, 2013).
“Light My Fire:  An Overview, Typology, and Analysis of Erotic Roman Lamps.”  Seventeenth Annual Graduate Student Colloquium at the University of Virginia (March 23, 2013).

Professional Organizations:

Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)
Society for Classical Studies (SCS)
Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology (IEMA)
Classics Graduate Student Association (IEMA Representative)
Etruscan Foundation
Gruppi Archeologici d’Italia