Timothy Shea

PhD Candidate in Art, Art History & Visual Studies
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Timothy Shea is a PhD student in the Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies. His interests include Classical Attic funerary sculpture, interactions between different peoples in colonial and urban contexts, ancient urban development, and communal dining practices in ritual, civic, and domestic contexts. He has done archaeological fieldwork in Athens, Crete, and Sicily and always looks to incorporate archaeological fieldwork and the visualization of material retrieved in fieldwork in his research. He is currently working on the Digital Athens Project in the Wired! Lab.


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Publications & Presentations

Book Chapters

Dillon, Sheila, and Timothy Shea. “Statues as Artifacts: Towards an Archaeology of Greek Sculpture.” Greek Art In Context: Archaeological and Art Historical Perspective. Routledge, 2017. 19-29.


Baltes, Elizabeth P., Caroline Bruzelius, Hannah L. Jacobs, and Timothy Shea. “Digital Thinking and Art History: Re-Imagining Teaching, Research, and the Museum.” Intermezzo Speaking Series, Art, Art History & Visual Studies. Duke University, Durham, NC. September 29, 2015.

News & Events

Alumni Lectures: Thought Forms & Fictive Funerary Landscapes