Eric Poehler, Director

Eric Poehler is an Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research interests include Greek and Roman Archaeology and archaeological theory and method. He is the co-director of the Pompeii Quadriporticus Project, an archaeological investigation of one of the largest monumental structures in Pompeii, in which he employs non-invasive methodologies and cutting-edge research technologies. Poehler has a long involvement in the digital humanities, beginning in 2001 as part of The Pompeii Forum Project’s work with the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia. Most recently, Poehler has founded the Pompeii Bibliography and Mapping Project, an online resource for Pompeian scholarship.

Alex Brenon, Five College Fellow

Alex Brenon is a semi-recent graduate of Smith College, where she studied Computer Science and Astronomy. She focuses on accessibility and user-focused design in education, and also enjoys teaching STEM.

Advisory Committee

We are currently in the process of forming our advisory committee for 2018-19.