Oakley, John H(enry) 1949-

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OAKLEY, John H(enry) 1949-

PERSONAL: Born November 6, 1949, in Elizabeth, NJ; son of Howard T. (a chemical engineer) and Marjorie D. (a librarian; maiden name, Deyo) Oakley; married Evi G. Hessler, May 8, 1990; children: Nicholas T., Jacob T. Education: Rutgers University, B.A. (with high honors), 1972, M.A., 1976, Ph.D., 1980.

ADDRESSES: Home—2864 Hidden Lake Dr., Williamsburg, VA 23185. Office—Department of Classical Studies, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Athens, Greece, regular member, 1976-77, associate member, 1978-79; College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, assistant professor, 1980-86, associate professor, 1986-93, professor of classical studies and Chancellor Professor, 1993-2000, Forrest D. Murden, Jr. Professor, 2000—, department head, 1989-92, 2000—. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, visiting professor, 1997; American School of Classical Studies, Elizabeth G. Whitehead Visiting Professor, 1997-98. American School of Classical Studies at Athens, member of managing committee, 1982—, member of staff for Agora Excavations, 1984-86, senior research fellow, 1986-87, 1993-94, member of executive committee, 1991-95, 2001—; member of archaeological excavations and surveys in Wroxeter and Kelvedon, England, Via Gabina, Rome, Corinth and Athens, Greece, and Khania, Crete.

MEMBER: Archaeological Institute of America (cofounder and president of Williamsburg chapter, 1994-97).

AWARDS, HONORS: Grants from American Philosophical Society, 1981, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1984, and American Council of Learned Societies, 1985, 1987; fellow of Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung at University of Würzburg, 1988-89, 1991-92; Getty grants, 1989, 1991; Phi Beta Kappa Faculty Award for the Advancement of Scholarship, 1990; fellow of National Endowment for the Humanities, 1997-98, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000-01.


The Phiale Painter, Kerameus Eight, Philipp von Zabern (Mainz, Germany), 1990.

(With S. I. Rotroff) Debris from a Public Dining Place in the Athenian Agora, American School of Classical Studies (Princeton, NJ), 1992.

Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, MD), 1992.

(With R. H. Sinos) The Wedding in Ancient Athens, University of Wisconsin Press (Madison, WI), 1993.

The Achilles Painter, Philipp von Zabern (Mainz, Germany), 1997.

(Chief editor, with W. D. E. Coulson and O. Palagia, and contributor) Athenian Potters and Painters: The Conference Proceedings, Oxbow Books (Oxford, England), 1997.

(With Jenifer Neils) Coming of Age in Ancient Greece: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past, Yale University Press/Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College (New Haven, CT), 2003.

Picturing Death in Classical Athens: The Evidence of the White Lekythoi, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2004.

Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals, including Hesperia, Arts in Virginia, Classical World, Classical Review, Journal of Hellenic Studies, and American Journal of Archaeology. Member of editorial committee, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, 1985—.

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