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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
September 25, 2017
Canadian Excellence
Dr. Joann Freed

Dr. Joann Freed

Professor Emeritus

Contact Information
Phone: 519 884 0710 ext.3300
Fax: 519 883 0991

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Academic Background
Education: Ph.D. (Alberta)
Research Interests: Roman pottery; amphoras and trade in the Mediterranean; history of archaeology at Carthage
Teaching Specialties: Roman archaeology and art history; Latin
Recent Publications:

"Bibliography of publications by Alfred-Louis Delattre (1850-1932)," CEDAC Carthage 20 (2001), 2-60 (the whole volume for the year).

"Adoption of the Form of the Koan Amphora to the Production of Dressel 2-4 Amphoras in Italy and Northeastern Spain," 459-466, in Rei Cretariae Fautorum Acta 36, Abingdon (England), 2000.

 "Stamped Tarraconensian Dressel 2-4 Amphoras at Carthage," 350-356, in II Col.loqui Internacional d'Arqueologia Roman (Badalona 6/9 de Maig de 1998). Actes, El vi a l'antiguitat: Economia, produccio i comerc al Mediterrani occidental, Museu de Badalona, Monografies Badalonines, num. 14, 1998.

(with Anna Marguerite McCann), Deep Water Archaeology: A Late-Roman Ship from Carthage and an Ancient Trade Route near Skerki Bank off Northwest Sicily. JRA Suppl. Series 13, 1994. 

Joann Freed has a PhD in Classics from the University of Alberta (1983) and is Professor and Chair (2004-2007) in the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies at Laurier.  She has written many scholarly articles on Roman pottery and collaborated on a book on a late Roman shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea.  She has a wealth of experience with archaeological excavations in Carthage in Tunisia and in Italy.  Her present research interests include a catalogue of the amphoras from the National Museum of Carthage and the history of excavation at Carthage in the nineteenth century.