Curriculum Vitae

Harrison Eiteljorg, II



Director, Center for the Study of Architecture &
Archaeological Data Archive Project (no longer an active project as of August, 2002)


P. O. Box 60, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(484) 612-5862
e-mail address to be found on the CSA email contact page, http://csanet.org/contacts/contacts.html.

142 Grays Lane
Haverford, PA 19041

Selected Current Archaeological Activities:

Founder and Director, the Center for the Study of Architecture.

Member, Institute of Nautical Archaeology, The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology, the Archaeological Institute of America.

Selected Past Archaeological Activities:

Vice President for Publications, Archaeological Institute of America

Director, the Archaeological Data Archive Project, a project no longer operating, organized originally as part of the CSA archive and endorsed by the Archaeological Institute of America and the American Anthropological Association.

Editor, Bryn Mawr Electronic Resources Review. Now a part of the Bryn Mawr Classical Review.

President Philadelphia Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Board Member, Institute of Nautical Archaeology & Archaeological Institute of America.

Member, various committees of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Society for American Archaeology

Areas of Specialization:

Greek architecture and architectural practices, particularly of the Classical period.

Computer use in archaeology.

Excavations/Projects:

2000 until the project termination in 2008: Director, the CSA Propylaea Project.

1999: Kinet Höyük, Turkey: computer operations for excavation (Project Director: Marie-Henriette Gates, Bilkent University).

1994 and on-going: Pompeii, Italy: performed CAD and other computer functions for Pompeii Forum Project (Project Director: John J. Dobbins, University of Virginia).

1975: Gordion, Turkey: took photographs for publication of first volume from Gordion excavation.

1975: Athens, Greece: excavated older propylon on the Acropolis (returned for additional observations in 1987 and 1989).

1971: Gravina di Puglia, Italy: excavation of neolithic area (under direction of G. F. Bass).

1967: Orvieto, Italy: excavation of necropolis of Crocefisso del Tufo (under direction of M. Bizzarri).

Selected Publications:

"Revisiting the Pre-Mnesiklean Entrance to the Athenian Acropolis," American Journal of Archaeology, V. 115, no. 4, 2011.

"What Are Our Critical Data-Preservation Needs?" in Eric C. Kansa, Sarah Whitcher Kansa, & Ethan Watrall, eds., Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. http://escholarship.org/uc/item/1r6137tb#

Archaeological Computing, with GIS chapter by W. Fredrick Limp, second edition, 2008. Available as a PDF file at http://archcomp.csanet.org.

"The Attic Foot as the Basic Unit in the Propylaea," in Stephan T.A.M. Mols and Eric M. Moorman, eds., Omni pede stare. Saggi architettonici e circumvesuviani in memoriam Jos de Waele. Studi della Soprintendenza archeologica di Pompei 9, Electa Napoli and Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, 2005.

"Archiving Digital Archaeological Records," in S. Terry Childs, ed., Our Collective Responsibility: The Ethics and Practice of Archaeological Collections Stewardship, Society for American Archaeology, 2004.

"Computing for Archaeologists," in Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth, ed., A Companion to Digital Humanities, Blackwell, 2004.

A CAD Guide to Good Practices with Kate Fernie, Jeremy Huggett, Damian Robinson and Bernard Thomason, Oxbow Books, 2003.

"The Propylaea project," in X.M. Ayán Vila, R.B. Rotea, and P.M. Borrazás, eds., Archaeotecture: Archaeology of Architecture, BAR International Series 1175, 2003.

"The Architect in Classical Architecture," in X.M. Ayán Vila, R.B. Rotea, and P.M. Borrazás, eds., Archaeotecture: Archaeology of Architecture, BAR International Series 1175, 2003.

"The Topography of the Pseira Cemetery," with Lada Onyshkevych and William Bradley Hafford, in Philip Betancourt and Costas Davaras, eds., Pseira VI: The Pseira Cemetery 1. The Surface Survey, Prehistory Monographs 5, Philadelphia: INSTAP Academic Press

"The CSA Propylaea Project," with C. Kanellopoulos, in M. Doerr and A. Sarris, CAA 2002 The Digital Heritage of Archaeology, Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Proceedings of the 30th Conference, Heraklion, Crete, April 2002, Archive of Monuments and Publications, Hellenic Ministry of Culture, 2003.

"Documentation with CAD," Bollettino Istituto Centrale per il Restauro, Nuova Serie n. 5 (2002)

"How Should We Measure an Ancient Structure?" in Nexus Network Journal, Architecture and Mathematics, vol. 4.2 (Spring, Summer, Autumn, 2002).

The CSA CAD Guide for Archaeologists and Architectural Historians, a Web publication similar to A CAD Guide to Good Practice (above) available at http://csanet.org/inftech/cadgd/cadgd.html, June 2002.

"Computer Technology and the Archaeological Institute of America," in Susan Heuck Allen, ed., Excavating Our Past, Archaeological Institute of America, Colloquia and Conference Papers 5, 2002.

"Introduction," Delivering Archaeological Information Electronically, M.S. Carroll, ed. Society for American Archaeology, 2001.

"The Compelling Computer Image: a double-edged sword," Internet Archaeology, 8, http://intarch.ac.uk/journal/issue8/index.html.

"Archiving Archaeological Data," BAR International Series Supplementary 750, 1999.

"Archiving Archaeological Data," in Archaeology in the age of the internet : CAA 97 : computer applications and quantitative methods in archaeology : proceedings of the 25th anniversary conference, University of Birmingham, April 1997, Lucie Dingwall, ed., Archaeopress, 1999.

"Archiving Archaeological Data in the Next Millennium," CRM, Cultural Resource Management Information for Parks, Federal Agencies, Indian Tribes, States, Local Governments and the Private Sector, Vol. 21. No. 6, 1998.

Review of Çatalhöyük: Excavations of a Neolithic Anatolian Tell, BMERR, a Web publication at http://csanet.org/bmerr/1998/EitelCatalAug.htm or http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/bmerr/1998/EitelCatalAug.html. July, 1998.

Review of Virtual Archaeology; Re-Creating Ancient Worlds, Archives and Museum Informatics, 12, 1998.

"Electronic Archives," Antiquity, vol. 71, no. 274, December 1997.

"MultiMedia: Perseus II," (Review) Archaeology Magazine, vol. 50 n. 6, Nov-Dec 1997.

Review of Perseus 2.0: Sources and Studies on Ancient Greek Culture, Internet Archaeology, 3, http://intarch.ac.uk/journal/issue3/reviews/eiteljorg.html.Autumn, 1997.

Review of Bommelaer, Jean-Francois, Marmaria, Le Sanctuaire d'Athena a Delphes, Site et Monuments XVI, BMCR 97.12.18 at http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/1997/97.12.18.html. 1997.

"Where Do We Put Our Files?" Bulletin of the Society for American Archaeology, June, 1997.

Review of Porter and Thornes, A Guide to the Description of Architectural Drawings, American Journal of Archaeology, V. 100, 1996.

Contributions on the Nike Temple, the Propylaia, Computers in Archaeology for the Historical Dictionary of Classical Archaeology, Nancy T. de Grummond ed., Greenwood Press, 1996.

"The Archaeological Data Archive Project," BAR International Series, Supplement 600, 1995.

The Entrance to the Athenian Acropolis Before Mnesicles, Archaeological Institute of America, 1994.

Review of Perseus 1.1: Interactive Sources and Studies on Ancient Greece, with S. Wiltshire, L.T. Pearcy, R. Hamilton, and J.J. O'Donnell in BMCR, at http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/1992/03.05.04.html. 1992.

"Computer-Assisted Drafting and Design Programs for Presenting Architectural History and Archaeology," Hypermedia and Interactivity in Museums: Proceedings of an International Conference, David Bearman ed., Pittsburgh Archives and Museums Informatics, 1991.

"Reconstructing with Computers," Biblical Archaeology Review, 1991.

"Computer-Assisted Drafting and Design Programs for Use in Archaeology and Architectural History," BRISES (bulletin de recherches sur l'information en sciences conomics, humaines et sociales), no. 15, 1989 (dated 1989 but appearing late in 1990).

Computer-Assisted Drafting and Design: New Techniques for Old Problems (revised, 1989, published as a booklet by CSA).

Surveying for Computer-Assisted Drafting and Design: Experiments in Three-Dimensional Techniques (1988, published as a booklet by CSA).

"The Fast Wheel, the Multiple-Brush Compass, and Athens as the Home of the Protogeometric Style," American Journal of Archaeology, V. 84, 1980.

"New Finds Concerning the Entrance to the Athenian Acropolis," Athens Annals of Archaeology, 1976.

Review of A. Burford, The Greek Temple Builders at Epidauros, American Journal of Archaeology, V. 75, 1971.

Numerous articles in the CSA Newsletter. (See Web site for the Newsletter for recent articles.)

Selected Professional Papers:

"Data: Making it digital doesn't automatically make it clear," with Andrea Vianello, Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, September, 2013

"The State of Digital Publication" and "Concluding Remarks," The Redford Conference in Archaeology, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA, October, 2012.

"Websites as Publication Media for Archaeological Projects," with Andrea Vianello, Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, September, 2011 (shortened version presented in EAA Newsletter)

"Producing Better Digital Information Sources by Pooling Knowledge," CAA 2007: Layers of Perception, Berlin, Germany, April 2007

Discussant, "Toward a Cyber-infrastructure for Archaeology: Tools and Incentives," SAA annual meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April, 2006

"The Archaeological Data Archive Project," World Archaeological Congress, Washington, D.C., June, 2003.

"Archaeological Documentation with CAD," SAA, April, 2003, Milwaukee, WI

"The CSA Propylaea Project"Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, April, 2001 and Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, January, 2002.

"The CSA Propylaea Project," with C. Kanellopoulos, CAA 2002: The Digital Heritage of Archaeology, Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Heraklion, Crete, April 2002.

"Archiving Archaeological Records," with Natalie Drew, SAA 67th Annual Meeting, Denver, March, 2002.

"The CSA Propylaea Project," SAA 66th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April, 2001.

"If We Preserve the Files, Who Will Use Them?" Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, April, 2000 (session organizer)

"3D Archaeology," Session chair, International Cultural Heritage Informatics Meeting, Washington, D.C., September, 1999

"If We Build It, Will Anyone Come?" Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, September 1999.

Respondent and co-organizer for session with Mary S. Carroll, "Electronic Delivery of Archaeological Information," Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, March, 1999, Chicago, IL

"Publishing Electronic Data: Are We Ready?" Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, December, 1998.

"Maintaining Digital Data for the Future," International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences (UISPP) annual meeting, November, 1998.

"The Propylaea: Toward a New Understanding," Rodney S. Young Memorial Lecture, Philadelphia AIA Society, October, 1998.

"The Compelling Computer Image: A Double-Edged Sword," Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, September, 1998.

"Archiving Archaeological Data — the Archaeological Data Archive Project," Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle, WA, March, 1998

"Preserving Electronic Data — An Active Archival Process," American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works Annual Meeting, June, 1997.

"Archiving Archaeological Data," Computer Applications in Archaeology Annual Meeting, April, 1997.

"Architectural History Projects and Computing Technology," session chair at 50th Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, April, 1997.

"Issues of storage, retrieval, and permanence of information on the Internet," Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, December, 1996.

"The Archaeological Data Archive Project," Society for American Archaeology, Annual Meeting, April, 1996. (poster session)

"The Pompeii Forum Project," Archaeological Institute of America, Annual Meeting, December, 1995. (poster session)

"Database Standards for Archaeology," Museum Computer Network meeting, September, 1994

"The Archaeological Data Archive Project," Seminar on the Problems and Potentials of Electronic Information for Archaeology, The British Academy, London, June, 1994

Electronic Poster Session co-chair with R.J. Betts and M. Kriebel at Society of Architectural Historians, 47th Annual Meeting, April, 1994.

"Workshop on Computer Technologies for Archaeologists," with Andrew Cohen, American Schools of Oriental Research Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C. November, 1993.

"Using CAD to Teach Architectural History," Society of Architectural Historians, Annual Meeting, 1993 (in "electronic poster session")

"CAD and Photogrammetry for Architectural Historians," Society of Architectural Historians, Annual Meeting, 1992

"Computer-Assisted Drafting and Design Programs for Presenting Architectural History and Archaeology," International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity in Museums, Pittsburgh, October, 1991

"CADD for Archaeology and Architectural History," Macademia '90 Visions for Education Conference, 1990.

"Computer-Assisted Drafting and Design Programs for Archaeologists and Architectural Historians," Lille International Congress on Historical Sciences, Sciences of the Past and New Information Technologies, 1989.

"The Fast Wheel, the Multiple-Brush Compass, and Athens as the Home of Protogeometric Pottery," Archaeological Institute of America, Annual Meeting, 1977.

"A New Reconstruction of the Earlier Temple of Poseidon at Isthmia," Archaeological Institute of America, Annual Meeting, 1976.

"New Evidence Concerning the Pre-Periclean Entrance to the Athenian Acropolis," Archaeological Institute of America, Annual Meeting, 1975.

"Proportional Arguments for the Reconstruction of the Older Propylon in Athens," Temple University Aegean Symposium, 1974.

"The Greek Architect in the Fourth Century B.C.," Archaeological Institute of America, Annual Meeting, 1973.

CAD Presentations:

Workshops at the Archaeological Institute of America's annual meetings in 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997 - over time these workshops expanded to include computers as applied to archaeological work in a variety of ways.

Formal presentations of computer technology and the problems revolving about the entrance to the Athenian Acropolis before 437 B.C. have been given at various academic institutions in the U.S. and Canada.

Lectures have also been presented to various local societies of the Archaeological Institute of America on the older propylon on the Athenian Acropolis).

Education:

Ph. D., December, 1973: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Classical Archaeology program - Dissertation: The Greek Architect in the Fourth Century B.C.: Master Craftsman or Master Planner (under direction of R. S. Young).

M.A., 1968: Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, History Department - Thesis: The End of the Heroic Age: An Examination of the Causes of the Fall of the Mycenaean Civilization (under direction of V. E. Hiatt).

B.A., 1963: Amherst College, Amherst, MA. - Thesis: The Foreign Student at Amherst College: His English, Academic, and Social Adjustment (under direction of R.S. Birney).


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