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Grace Erny

Grace Erny

PhD Candidate - Classical Archaeology

B.A. Macalester College (2011)
M.A. University of Colorado (2014)

Grace received her B.A. in Classical Archaeology and Physics from Macalester College in 2011 and her M.A. in Classical Archaeology from the University of Colorado in 2014. After completing her M.A., Grace worked as a field archaeologist at the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Colorado, a nonprofit dedicated to archaeological research, community engagement, and partnerships with American Indians. She is currently a Student Associate Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens with the support of the Archaeological Insitute of America's Anna C. and Oliver C. Colburn Fellowship.

Grace's research at Stanford focuses on the archaeology and social history of Greece in the first millennium BCE. Her dissertation investigates social differentiation and economic inequality in Geometric through Classical Crete and incorporates both household archaeology and evidence from archaeological survey.Public archaeology remains important to her, and was co-coordinator of the Stanford Archaeology Center's school outreach program for three years. She served as the Senior Digital Humanities Graduate Fellow at CESTA, Stanford's Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Grace is an active field archaeologist and has worked in Israel, Cyprus, and the American Southwest. She is currently involved in three archaeological projects in Greece: the Anavlochos Excavations in East Crete (area supervisor and ceramic analyst), the Bays of Eastern Attica Regional Survey (co-director of intensive survey), and the Western Argolid Regional Project (publication team).



Grace Erny, William Caraher
January 2020
Fieldwork at the settlement of Chelmis in the Western Argolid provides a case study in the archaeological documentation of the Modern landscape of...