About Associate Professor Lesley Beaumont

Dr. Beaumont is a specialist of the ancient Greek world

Dr Beaumont's primary research interests focus on the iconography and social history of childhood in Classical antiquity and on the archaeology of East Greece, in particular the island of Chios where she co-directs the Kato Phana Archaeological Project.

Dr Lesley Beaumont BA (Hons), PhD (London) took up her post at the University of Sydney in 2000 after holding the position of Assistant Director of the British School of Archaeology at Athens. She is a specialist of the ancient Greek world and co-teaches the Honours year in Classical Archaeology. She has also recently established a very successful Athens-based three week intensive Summer School programme.