Bonna Daix Wescoat

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Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Art History

Office: M40 Carlos Hall
Phone: 404-727-6279

Mailing Address:

Art History Department
Emory University
M40 Carlos Hall
Atlanta, GA 30322

Curriculum Vitae


Bonna Daix Wescoat (D.Phil., Oxford University, 1983)

Research Interests

Ancient Greek art and architecture, with emphasis on Archaic and Hellenistic architectural trends and architectural sculpture.

Field research at the Sanctuary of the Great Gods, Samothrace.

Selected Publications

  • The Temple of Athena at Assos, Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Architecture of the Sacred: Space, Ritual, and Experience from Classical Greece to Byzantium, ed. Bonna D. Wescoat and Robert G. Ousterhout, 2012.
  • Samothracian Connections: Essays in Honor of James R. McCredie, ed. Olga Palagia and Bonna D. Wescoat, 2010.
  • Syracuse, the Fairest Greek City, Rome, 1989.
  • Poets and Heroes: Scenes from the Trojan War, Michael C. Carlos Museum, 1986.
  • Articles on the design and reconstruction of the Temple of Athena at Assos, Roman architecture, Greek iconography.

Work in Progress

  • Samothrace; Excavations conducted by the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University: The Eastern Hill, and The Western Hill.
  • Exceptions as the Rule: Order Mixing in Greek Architecture.

Selected Seminars

Greek Architectural Sculpture; the Origins of Order; the Hellenistic Age.