Smithsonian Journeys Experts

Stephanie Larson

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Stephanie Larson is associate professor of classics at Bucknell University who received her Ph.D in classics from the University of Texas at Austin. She has great interests in the modern histories of both Greece and Turkey, particularly in the rise of the nation-state and its use of the past in creating the present, and currently codirects a new archaeological excavation in Thebes, Greece, at the sanctuary of Apollo.