Faculty and Staff
Dr. Jennie Ebeling
Olmsted Hall 410
Professor Ebeling teaches core courses in the archaeology curriculum and survey courses that focus on the archaeology of the Near East, Egypt, and Syria-Palestine. She also teaches upper-level seminar courses on ancient technology, religion, food and drink, and women in antiquity.
Dr. Alan Kaiser
Olmsted Hall 402
Professor Kaiser teaches courses in Roman and Etruscan archaeology, as well as courses in Roman history and the Latin language. He has also conducted training excavations in connection with the archaeological field techniques course. The most recent excavation was on the Evansville campus, at the site of the post-WWII "Tin City."
Dr. Heidi Strobel
Associate Professor/Art History
Olmsted Hall 413
Professor Strobel also has given many local lectures on Evansville-area Rosie the Riveters and oversaw the cataloging of the University art collection. She also supervises student internships at the following local museums: Reitz Home Museum; Audubon Museum and Nature Center; Children’s Museum of Evansville; Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science; Angel Mounds State Historic Site; and Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc.
Dr. Pat Thomas
Olmsted Hall 411
Professor Thomas teaches a range of courses in Greek archaeology, European prehistory, ancient Greek history, Latin language, and Classical Mythology. In 2000 he received the Archaeological Institute of America’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, and in 2002 he was the University’s Teacher of the Year. In his spare time, he assists with support of activities of Angel Mounds State Historic Site in Evansville.
Mrs. Cheryl Shafer
Admin Asst/Foreign Lang, Phil & Religion, Arch & Art His
Olmsted Hall 350