Personal Statement

Sinclair Bell is a classical archaeologist and art historian. He completed his BA in Classical Studies and History at Wake Forest University in 1995, his Master of Studies in Classical Archaeology at the University of Oxford (Lincoln College) in 1997, and his Master of Science in Classical Archaeology and PhD in Classics at the University of Edinburgh in 1999 and 2004, respectively.

He has taught at the University of Iowa, University of Regina, University of Winnipeg, and Northern Illinois University, where he began as an Assistant Professor in 2008 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012.

He is a recipient of fellowships from the Howard Foundation, the American Academy in Rome (the "Rome Prize"), the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), the Canada Research Chair in Roman Archaeology, and the Archaeological Institute of America/German Archaeological Institute (for study in Berlin). He is a recipient of research grants from the Fondation Hardt pour l'étude de l'Antiquité classique, the Loeb Classical Library Foundation, and the Max-Planck Award Memoria Romana Project.


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