Dr. Thomas F. Strasser, Plakias Project Director, Associate Professor of Art History, Providence College
Strasser has taught at Providence College since 2005. His academic research and interests are in Greek, Roman, and Near-Eastern archaeology and art. He has participated in archaeological excavations and other field projects in Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, and the United States for more almost 30 years. He holds Ph.D. and master’s degrees in Classical Archaeology from Indiana University.
Dr. Eleni Panagopoulou, Associate Director, Ephoreia of Palaeoanthropology-Speleology of Southern Greece (Greek Ministry of Culture)
Dr. Curtis Runnels , Professor of Archeology, Boston University Editor, Journal of Field Archeology
Dr. Panayiotis Karkanas , Geologist for the Ephoreia of Palaeoanthropology-Speleology of Southern Greece (Greek Ministry of Culture)
Dr. Karl Wegmann , Assistant Professor of Geology, North Carolina State University
Priscilla Murray , Boston University research fellow
Dr. Floyd W. McCoy, Associate Professor of Geology and Oceanography, University of Hawaii
Dr. Gilbert Marshall, Independent Archaeologist
Chad DiGregorio, Boston University Graduate Student in the Department of Archaeology, and assistant field director.
Miriam Clinton, University of Pennsylvania Graduate Student in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World, and field surveyor
Epaminondas Kapranos, Archaeologist for the 25th Ephoreia of Classical and Prehistoric Archaeology (West Crete)
Dr. Rebecca Mersereau, Kennesaw State University
Graham George, Independent Archaeologist
Nicholas Thompson , Researcher for the Ephoreia of Palaeoanthropology-Speleology of Southern Greece (the Greek Ministry of Culture)