Professor Emeritus, Art History
Area: Art History
B.A./Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Robin Rhodes is an archaeologist and historian of classical art and architecture and has recently been awarded a multi-year NEH Collaborative Research Grant for his work as Principal Investigator of the Greek Stone Architecture at the Corinth Excavations of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. In that capacity he has recently created and curated the exhibit, The Genesis of Monumental Architecture in Greece: the Corinth Project, has established a website for the Project, and is in the final preparation of a monograph on The Seventh Century Temple on Temple Hill in Corinth.
Other recent work includes the organization and moderation, as well as the editing and publication of a symposium on The Acquisition and Exhibition of Classical Antiquities: Professional, Legal, and Ethical Perspectives (University of Notre Dame Press); a forthcoming article on “The Woodwork of the Seventh Century Temple on Temple Hill in Corinth,” in Antike Holztragwerke, published by the Universität München; and the organization and moderation of a symposium on Issues in Architectural Reconstruction.
He is the author of the book, Architecture and Meaning on the Athenian Acropolis (Cambridge University Press), now in its third printing. He has been the NEH Senior Research Fellow at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, the Morgan Chair of Architectural Design at the University of Louisville, and the Graham Lecturer in Classical Architecture for the Archaeological Institute of America. He formerly taught at Yale, Columbia, and Bowdoin.