Alex Marko
Doctoral Student in Archaeology and the Ancient World (Ph.D. expected, May 2021)

Alex received his B.A. in Anthropology with an Emphasis in Archaeology from the University of Nevada, Reno (2008) and M.A. in Archaeology from the Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies (2013) with a thesis entitled, “Seeing Archaeology in 3D: Digital Spatial Vision.” Alex’s dissertation work focuses on objects of hourly timekeeping in the Roman Empire and their impact on social and political life. He currently serves as a trench supervisor at the University of Cincinnati’s Tharros Archaeological Research Project (Sardinia, Italy) and as an archaeologist at Brown and the University of Michigan’s Notion Archaeological Survey (Turkey). Alex has also participated in Brown’s Uronarti Regional Archaeology Project (Sudan) and the University of Cincinnati’s Pompeii Archaeological Research Project: Porta Stabia as an excavator and architectural specialist. He previously worked in the Cultural Resource Management field, focusing on sites in the American Great Basin and Midwest. Alex’s research interests include time and timekeeping, urban archaeology and taphonomy, the spatial analysis of urban contexts, digital documentation and reconstruction, and architectural analysis.