Antonia Stamos

Associate Professor of Art History

Dr. Antonia Stamos is an associate professor of art history at the American University of Kuwait (AUK). Dr. Stamos received her Ph.D. in art history from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2006. She received her master’s degree in art history (1999) and two bachelor’s degrees in English and fine arts: illustration, along with a minor in art history, (1997) from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo.
An Aegean prehistorian, Dr. Stamos’ research focuses primarily on Crete and the Greek mainland, although she has also worked on projects that cover later periods in Greece’s history. Her main research interests include archaeological theory, sculpture, frescoes, stone vessels, and architecture. Her work in Greece includes topographical mapping with a theodolite and dGPS, geophysical surveys with Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and magnetometry, illustrating architectural remains and small finds, and excavation. Dr. Stamos was also the field director and survey specialist for the topographical and geophysical mapping of the Mycenaean citadel of Glas in Boeotia, Greece in 2010-2011. A sample of sites she worked on include Pylos and Mycenae on the Peloponnese; Knossos, Skoteino Cave, and Papadiokampos on Crete; and the island of Karpathos.