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Faculty Profile

Aileen Ajootian

Classics
PROFESSOR OF CLASSICS & ART
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27 BRYANT HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1152
Joined UM: August 13, 1996

Brief Bio

A native of Long Island, N.Y., Dr. Aileen Ajootian joined the UM faculty in 1996. She holds master's degrees from Bryn Mawr College and the University of Oregon. She earned her doctorate in classical archaeology from Bryn Mawr. She was selected to serve as Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professor at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens for 2014-2015. Dr. Ajootian has presented her scholarly work at conferences and written extensively on Greek sculpture. She is a member of the Archaeological Institute of America and of the College Arts Association. Her fieldwork in archaeology includes research in Athens and ancient Corinth in Greece.

Degrees

MA
Classics
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON/EUGENE, OREGON (1982)
MA
Classics
BRYN MAWR COLLEGE/BRYN MAWR, PENNSYLVANIA (1985)
PhD
Classical Archaeology
BRYN MAWR COLLEGE/BRYN MAWR, PENNSYLVANIA (1990)

Awards

College of Liberal Arts - Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen
2005
University of Mississippi Humanities Teacher of the Year
2005
Frist Service Award
2008