Education and Teaching Experience

I. Academic Background

1967: B.A. Greek, University of California, Los Angeles
1969: M.A. Biblical Theology, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. Thesis: "Poimandres: Translation and Commentary"
1970: M.A. Greek, University of California, Berkeley
1976: Ph.D., Greek History, Greek Archaeology and Sumerology. University of California, Berkeley. Dissertation: "Ancient Greek Market Regulations and Controls"

II. Employment

1975- San Francisco State University, Department of Classics
1975-1979: Assistant Professor
1979-1983: Associate Professor
1984- : Professor

III. Academic Honors, Awards and scholarships

1988 Sumer Research Grant: San Francisco State University. Project: Early cities of Mesopotamia Photographing and Research in University Of Pennsylvania Museum; New York Metropolitan Museum; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1990 Summer Research Grant: San Francisco State University. Project: Early Cities of Mesopotamia (Photographing and Research in Pergamon Museum, Berlin)
1991 Mini-grant: San Francisco State University. Project: Education Videos "The Cradle of Cities"

IV. Foreign Programs

1987 Academic Director: Semester in Greece Program,SFSU
1990 Academic Director, The London Semester, SFSU
1991 Academic Director: Semester in Greece Program, SFSU
1997 Academic Director: Semester in Greece Program, SFSU