Diane Harris Cline
Diane Harris Cline is an associate professor of history at George Washington University, and an ancient Greek historian and classical archaeologist. In her cross-disciplinary research, she is a pioneer in the digital humanities, applying social network analysis to study the social ties in ancient Greece. With a BA in classics from Stanford and PhD in classical archaeology from Princeton, Cline has taught a wide range of courses on Greek and Roman history, archaeology, religion, mythology, literature, and culture. She has won teaching awards at GWU, including the Columbian Prize for teaching and mentoring advanced undergraduate students in 2017 and the university’s Morton A. Bender Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2018. Cline is the author of two books, The Treasures of the Parthenon and Erechtheion (Oxford) and The Greeks: An Illustrated History (National Geographic). She has won two Fulbright awards for her research in Greece, where she also serves as an expert study leader for Smithsonian Journeys and National Geographic Expeditions. Diane Harris Cline was a Fellow in Hellenic Studies at the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies in the fall of 2018, partnering with Eleni Hasaki on the Social Networks of Ancient Potters project. In the spring term 2019, she was a Fulbright Scholar in Greece at the University of Crete, Rethymno.