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Meredith Nelson

Meredith Nelson

Adjunct Instructor

Meredith P. Nelson is a classical archaeologist and art historian with an M.A. from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, and a Ph.D. from the Bard Graduate Center. She has held several research positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Musée Art & Histoire/Museum Kunst & Geschiedenis in Brussels, Belgium. Her research centers on visual and material expressions of identity and status throughout the Roman Empire, with a special interest in adornment, dress, and portraiture. She has taught and lectured on a number of topics touching on gender, sexuality, race, and ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean world. She teaches history courses at the Center for Applied Liberal Arts at NYUSPS.

Past Courses

Greeks and Romans Abroad: Art and Archaeology of the Greek Colonies and Roman Provinces

Examine Greek and Roman colonies and influences from the British Isles to Western Asia.