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Eric Poehler

Associate Professor

Eric E Poehler

527 Herter Hall


Research Areas

  • Greek and Roman Archaeology
  • Roman urbanism and architectural history
  • Ancient infrastructure
  • Archaeological theory and method
  • Digital technology in archaeological research



2017. The Traffic Systems of Pompeii. (New York: Oxford University Press).

2011. with M. Flohr, and K. Cole (eds.). Pompeii: Art, Industry and Infrastructure. (Oxford: Oxbow Books).


Recent Articles and Book Chapters:

2019. “The Iron Streets of Pompeii,” American Journal of Archaeology 123.1: 237-262. With J. van Roggen and B. Crowther.

2018. “Paving Pompeii. The Archaeology of Stone-Paved Streets.” American Journal of Archaeology 122.4: 579-609. With B. Crowther.

2017. “Measuring the Movement Economy: A Network Analysis of Pompeii.”  In: Wilson, A. and M. Flohr (eds.), The Economy of Pompeii (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

2016. “Digital Pompeii: Dissolving the Fieldwork-Library Research Divide.” In: Averett, A., J. Gordon, and D. Counts (eds.), Mobilizing the Past, (Fargo: University of North Dakota Digital Press).

2015. “The Roman Buildings East of the Temple of Poseidon on the Isthmus.” In: Gregory, T. and E. Gebhard (eds.), “The Bridge of the Untiring Sea”: The Corinthian Isthmus from Prehistory to late Antiquity, Hesperia Suppl. 47, 271-288. With S. Ellis.

Courses Recently Taught

Roman Archaeology, Spring 2021

Pompeii, Fall 2020.