• Mildred C. Jay Professor of Art, Classical Archaeology


  • Bachelor of Arts, Barnard College, 1970
  • Master of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, 1973
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College, 1978


Professor Kane is a classical archaeologist who has excavated in the US, UK, Greece, Tunisia, Yugoslavia, Libya, and Italy. She is co-Director of the Sangro Valley Project (Abruzzo, Italy) www.sangro.org and Director of the Cyrenaica Archaeological Project (Cyrene, Libya) www.cyrenaica.org. Her special research interests include Greek, Etruscan, and Roman sculpture and architecture, the study of ancient building technologies and building materials, and the use of archaeological sciences in the study of archaeology.  


Protecting Libyan Archaeology

February 22, 2013
Professor Susan Kane has been received he Society for American Archaeology’s Presidential Award for her work preserving Libyan archaeological sites and heritage during the country’s 2011 civil war.