David Soren

AIAR Faculty Member
Professor, Anthropology

Dr. David Soren is Regents Professor of Anthropology and Classics with the University of Arizona and Director of the Orvieto Institute in Umbria, Italy. He holds a B.A. in Greek & Roman Studies from Dartmouth, and an M.A. in Fine Arts and Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology from Harvard University. His specialties include Roman Archaeology, and the making of documentaries. He has done extensive field work in Cyprus, Portugal, Tunisia and Italy, is widely published, and has received numerous honors and awards for his work. He is a Fellow of Great Britain's Royal Institute of International Affairs and the Johns Hopkins Schools of Advanced International Research. Movies about his work have been featured on a number of networks including the BBC ("Malaria and the Fall of Rome"), The Learning Channel ("A Roman Plague" with John Rhys-Davies) and National Geographic ("Kourion").