Dr. Eric Poehler – University of Massachusetts Amherst
Eric Poehler is a classical archaeologist with sixteen consecutive years of experience in the field at Pompeii, Italy. Poehler co-directs the Pompeii Quadriporticus Project, an archaeological investigation of one of the largest monumental structures at Pompeii that employs non-invasive methodologies and cutting-edge research technologies. He is the author of ten articles on the infrastructure of the ancient city and co-editor of a recent volume. Poehler’s involvement in the digital humanities began in 2001 as part of The Pompeii Forum Project’s work with the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia. In 2006 he founded Pompeiana.org as a central, online location for digital information about Pompeii. Most recently, Poehler has founded the Pompeii Bibliography and Mapping Project, an online resource for Pompeian scholarship.