Current Position:
Associate Professor, University of Richmond

A double major in Classics and Archaeology, Elizabeth Baughan went on to earn a Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology at the University of California, Berkeley. After three years at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, she joined the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Richmond, where she is now Associate Professor. Her research focuses on burial furniture, banqueting ideologies, and cultural identities in western Anatolia and the eastern Aegean, and she is the author of Couched in Death: Klinai and Identity in Anatolia and Beyond (Wisconsin, 2013). Since 2009 she has been involved with Bilkent University's excavations at Hacimusalar Höyük, a settlement mound in southwestern Turkey that was occupied from the Bronze Age to the Byzantine period.