Education: University of Missouri – Department of Art History + Archaeology, Columbia
Robert Darby received his graduate education in Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology from the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Prior to joining the UT School of Art, he taught at Elon University and North Carolina State University following two years spent abroad as an Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellow at the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem and a Samuel H. Kress Fellow at the American Center of Oriental Research in Amman, Jordan. His research areas include Roman baths, iconography and Roman provincial art particularly that of the Roman Near East, where he co-directs the on-going excavations of the ancient site of ‘Ayn Gharandal in southern Jordan. Every other summer UT students can join him and an international team of archaeologists as they uncover the past!