Spencer Pope, Ph.D. (Brown)

Spencer Pope

Dr. Spencer Pope is a classical archaeologist specializing in the ancient Greek world. His research interests include Greek colonization and the interactions between Greeks and other populations of the Mediterranean. Dr. Pope has excavated at numerous sites in Sicily and is presently examining patterns of urban planning on the island in the archaic and classical periods.



Associate Professor

B.A. Middlebury College
Ph.D. Brown

Greek art & archaeology; colonization; Magna Graecia

Selected Publications

  • “New Coin Types in inland Sicily in the Late Classical Period,” in T. Tuck and D. Counts, eds., Koine: Mediterranean Studies in Honor of R. Ross Holloway (forthcoming)
  • (with R. Ross Holloway),“Room 12: A Second Cult Place in the Citadel,” in Ustica II (Archaeologia Transatlantica 19), 2001, 83-86
  • “Financing and Design: The Development of the Parthenon Program and the Parthenon Building Accounts,” Miscellanea Mediterranea ( Archaeologica Transatlantica 18), 2000, 61-69

Email: spope@mcmaster.ca
Phone: 905-525-9140, ext. 23378
Office: TSH-704

Mailing Address:
Department of Classics
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario,
L8S 4M2