David Scahill

Adjunct faculty

David Scahill holds a first degree (B.A.) in anthropology and archaeology from Indiana University, an M.A. in classical studies and archaeology from Florida State University and Ph.D. in Architectural History from the University of Bath. He has worked on many archaeological and heritage management projects in the Mediterranean, including the Acropolis in Athens, the Athenian Agora, Corinth, Gordion in Turkey, and Selinunte in Sicily, researching, documenting and presenting ancient architecture. Since 2012, he has held a post-doctoral research fellowship at Corinth with the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, and has been an adjunct lecturer for College Year in Athens, the Penn State University and Bucknell University Study Abroad Program in Greece, and adjunct professor at the Scuola Normale in Pisa.

drscahill@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Greek and Roman Architecture
  • Early development of monumental Greek architecture from Archaic through Hellenistic periods
  • Greek architecture in the West: South Italy and Sicily
  • Architecture in Greece during the Roman period
  • Building technologies, craft production and design transmission
  • Methodologies for the documentation and study of ancient architecture in archaeology, both traditional and digital applications [i.e. CAD, digital photogrammetry]

Select Publications

  • 2016. "Architectural Reconstruction at Ancient Corinth, Old and New: The South Stoa" in Convegno "Restauri dell'antico. Ricerche ed. esperienze nel Mediterraneo di età greca", Selinunte, Sicily, 20-23 October 2011, edited by C. Greco.
  • 2016. “Dining and the Cult of Aphrodite: The Function of the South Stoa,” in, Houses of Ill-Repute: The Archaeology of Brothels and Taverns in the Greek World, edited by Allison Glazebrook and Barbara Tsakirgis, University of Pennsylvania Press, 129-142.
  • 2015. “The Hellenistic Theater at Corinth: New Implications from Recent Excavations,” in The Architecture of the Ancient Greek Theatre, International conference at the Danish Institute at Athens, 27-30 Jan. 2012, edited by S. Dragou, R. Frederiksen, E. Gebhard and A. Sokolicek, Monograph series of the Danish Institute at Athens (MoDIA), 193-202.
  • 2015. “The South Building on the Acropolis at Selinunte,” with C. Marconi, in The Architecture of the Ancient Greek Theatre,International conference at the Danish Institute at Athens, 27-30 Jan. 2012, edited by S. Drougou, R. Frederiksen, E. Gebhard and A. Sokolicek, Monograph series of the Danish Institute at Athens (MoDIA), 279-293.
  • 2009. “The Origins of the Corinthian Capital,” in Structure, Image and Ornament: Architectural Sculpture of the Greek World, edited by R. Van den Hoff and P. Schultz, David Brown, 40-53.

Many of his publications and CV can be accessed at academia.edu

https://bath.academia.edu/DavidScahill