Susan McCarter, Adjunct Faculty

Susan McCarter earned her AB in British Area Studies from Barnard College in 1967 and her PhD in Mediterranean Studies (Prehistoric Archaeology) in 1977.  Her dissertation was titled The Bronze Age Necropolis of Ayia Paraskevi (Nicosia): Unpublished Tombs in the Cyprus Museum. From 1974 to 1984 she taught for the University of Maryland University College in Italy, Germany, Turkey, Korea and Japan. From 1981 to 1984 she served in Japan as Assistant Director for the Asian Division of the institution. In 1984 she returned to the United States and spent the next 12 years as Executive Director for such academic organizations as the American Schools of Research and the Society of Architectural Historians. She continued to teach part-time, first at the University of Maryland, and then at Johns Hopkins, where she has been an adjunct professor in the Department of Near Eastern Studies since 1988. In 1998 she joined the adjunct faculty at York College of Pennsylvania, and she continues to teach undergraduate art history and archaeology there today.

Her most recent publication, an introduction to the Neolithic period, was released in September, 2007.