Sofia Voutsaki (Athens, 1960) was appointed Professor of Greek Archaeology at the Faculty of Arts on 1 March 2011. Voutsaki’s expertise is in the field of Greek prehistory, classical archaeology and archaeological theory. She studied history and archaeology in Athens and gained her PhD at the University of Cambridge with a thesis entitled ‘Society and culture in the Mycenaean world: an analysis of mortuary practices in the Argolid, Thessaly and the Dodecanese’. Her later jobs included lecturer at the Faculty of Classical Studies in Cambridge, Senior Research Fellow at Newnham College and Director of Studies at NewnhamCollege and at Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge. Since 2003 Voutsaki has been working at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen, first as University Lecturer and since 2010 as University Reader. In 2003 she was awarded a Vidi research grant by NWO for the Middle Heladic Argolid project.
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