Dr. Romano is the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Professor of Greek Archaeology, School of Anthropology, University of Arizona. He has been involved in archaeological work in Greece for 40 years and is a specialist in the Ancient Olympic Games, Greek and Roman cities and sanctuaries, ancient surveying, and modern cartographic and survey techniques to reveal and study ancient sites. He has directed the Corinth Computer Project since 1988, and he is the Director of the Archaeological Mapping Lab. Dr. Romano is the Field Director and Co-Director of the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project.


Director of Archaeological Mapping Lab

Archaeological Mapping Lab
Haury Anthropology Building, Room 408A
1009 East South Campus Drive
P.O.Box 210030
Tucson, AZ 85721-0030 U.S.A.

Karabots Professor of Greek Archaeology

Division of Archaeology, School of Anthropology
University of Arizona

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  • A.B., Art and Archaeology, Washington University, St. Louis, 1969
  • M.A. (with Honors), Physical Education, University of Oregon, 1972
  • Ph.D., Classical Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania, 1981

Special Interests

  • Greek and Roman city and landscape planning
  • Greek and Roman architecture
  • Greek and Roman athletics
  • Ancient Olympic Games
  • Computerized applications in archaeology including, but not limited to:
  • GIS
  • Remote sensing
  • Digital cartography