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Allison Sterrett-Krause

Assistant Professor

Address: Randolph Hall 306C
Phone: 843.953.5887
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Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause (“Dr. SK”) is an archaeologist and scholar of the Classical world. Her research interests include the study of Roman glass vessels from archaeological sites and topography and urban development. She teaches Latin at all levels and courses in Classics like Archaeology of Rome, Roman Civilization, and Images of Women in the Mediterranean World. Dr. SK also directs the College of Charleston Archaeological Glass Lab, a one-of-a-kind research opportunity for students. Glass Lab assistants help with cataloging, describing, drawing, and photographing Roman glass excavated in North Africa as a first step in the publication of these archaeological finds.


BA, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 2003
American Academy in Rome, Classical Summer School, 2004
MA, University of Cincinnati, 2006
Ph.D, University of Cincinnati, 2012

Research Interests

Roman glass from archaeological sites; art and architecture of Greece and Rome; ancient topography and urban development; epigraphy; Roman North Africa; gender in antiquity.

Honors and Awards

2013 Nominee from University of Cincinnati to the ProQuest/Council of Graduate Schools Distinguished Dissertation in the Humanities Competition 


2017. “Drinking with the Dead? Glass from Roman and Christian Burial Areas at Leptiminus (Lamta, Tunisia).” Journal of Glass Studies 59 (4), 47-82.

2017. "Glass Groups, Glass Supply, and Recycling in Late Roman Carthage," (with Nadine Schibille and Ian Freestone). Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 9: 1223-1241. (Online 2016: DOI: 10.1007/s12520-016-0316-1)

Submitted. “Glass from the MRAP Survey and Excavations.” In Mallakastra Regional Archaeological Project Final Report, edited by J. Davis and S. Stocker.

2009. “Evidence for Glass-Working from the Yasmina Necropolis at Carthage.”  Annales du 17e Congrés de l’Association Internationale pour l’Histoire du Verre 2006, edited by K. Janssens, P. de Gryse, P. Cosyns, J. Caen, and L. Van’t dack, 240-246. Antwerp: University Press Antwerp.

2009. “Glass.” In A Cemetery of Vandalic Date at Carthage, JRA Supplementary Series 75, by S.T. Stevens, M.B. Garrison, and J. Freed, 217-235. Portsmouth, RI: Journal of Roman Archaeology.