About John McK. Camp II

John McK. Camp II is one of the best known archaeologists in the world and is regarded as the foremost expert on the topography of Athens and Attica. Dr. Camp's long association with the American School’s Athenian Agora excavations dates back to 1966, when he first served as Field Supervisor, later as Assistant Director, and currently as Director (since 1994). He received his A.B. in Classics from Harvard University (1968), and his M.A. (1972) and Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology (1977) from Princeton University. He was the Andrew W. Mellon Professor at the American School from 1985 to 1996, and since then has served on the faculty of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, where he is the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Professor of Classics.