Areas of Research/Interest: Greek sculpture and vase painting, Greek myth and religion, Cypriot archaeology, the Hellenistic East.
External Affiliations: Trustee, Bryn Mawr College; Trustee, Society for the Preservation of the Greek Heritage; Society of Antiquaries of London; Royal Geographical Society, Explorers Club; Society of Women Geographers; Archaeological Institute of America; Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (former trustee); Oxford Philological Society; Pilgrims of the United States.
Fellowships/Honors: James R. Wiseman Book Award, Archaeological Institute of America, 2009; Association of American Publishers Professional/Scholarly Press Award for Best Book in Classics and Ancient History, 2007; New York Times Book Review, “Portrait of a Priestess” named “Notable Book of 2007”; Visiting Scholar in Anthropology, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, 2007; Archaeological Institute of America Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2007; Honorary Citizenship, Peyia Municipality, Republic of Cyprus, 2000; Lillian Vernon Chair for Teaching Excellence, New York University; Cultural Property Advisory Committee, U.S. Department of State, appointed by President George W. Bush, 2003, reappointed 2007; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, 1996-2001; Visiting Fellowships at All Souls College, Magdalen College and New College, Oxford University; Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar.
Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece. Princeton University Press. 2007.