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Faculty bio- Karen Eva Carr

Karen Carr


Karen Eva Carr

Associate Professor Emerita
Ph.D. University of Michigan (1992)

Contact Info:
Cramer Hall 492-A
503-459-1707
carrk @ pdx.edu

Office hours:
by appointment only


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Fields of Expertise:

Archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean - Egypt, Greece and Rome
Early Medieval Europe
Roman Pottery

Recent publications:

"The Pottery from the Rural Survey" in LEPTIMINUS (LAMTA), REPORT No. 3. THE FIELD SURVEY, ed. D.L. Stone, N. ben Lazreg & D. Mattingly (Supplement 87, Journal of Roman Archaeology, 2011), 403-433.
With D.L. Stone, "Gazetteer of Sites and Catalogue of Pottery from the Rural Survey", in LEPTIMINUS (LAMTA), REPORT No. 3. THE FIELD SURVEY, ed. D.L. Stone, N. ben Lazreg & D. Mattingly (Supplement 87, Journal of Roman Archaeology, 2011), 629-660.
Vandals to Visigoths: rural settlement patterns in early Medieval Spain (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002)


Courses taught:

Professor Carr is no longer teaching.

  • HST 314, Ancient Near East and Egypt
  • HST 315, History of Ancient Greece
  • HST 316, History of Ancient Rome
  • HST 415/515, Topics in the History of Rome: Pagans and Christians
  • HST 407/507, Seminar: The Dark Ages: Early Medieval Europe
  • HST 407/507, Daily Life in the Roman Empire


Current Projects:

Kidipede - History and Science for Kids
Roman pottery specialist - Leptiminus Archaeological Project, Tunisia
President, Portland Society, Archaeological Institute of America