Konstantinos Chalikias

Adjunct Professor, Liberal Arts


PhD in Classical Archaeology, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg (Germany), MA in Classical Archaeology (Subfields: Ancient History, Prehistoric Archaeology), Ruhr University Bochum (Germany), BA in Classical Archaeology/Classical Studies, Ruhr University Bochum.


Konstantinos Chalikias has worked as an archaeologist on the island of Crete, Greece, for many years. His academic background includes studies in classical archaeology, ancient history, and classical languages (ancient Greek and Latin). He is currently the co-director of an excavation of a Bronze Age (Minoan) building complex in the area of Ierapetra, Crete. Before coming to DCAD he taught at Chestnut Hill College, PA, and served from 2009-2011 as a research scholar at Tyler School of Art, Temple University, PA, working on a project titled “Aegean Digital Archaeological Atlas”. He was currently awarded the 2013-2014 Institute for Aegean Prehistory Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on a project that explores the diachronic exploitation of small island habitats in the Aegean, Greece. At DCAD, he teaches Art History and Literature courses in the program of Liberal Arts.