Susan Alcock, director of the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World and professor of archaeology and classics at Brown, was elected a corresponding fellow of the British Academy on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the academy’s annual meeting. The academy elected a total of 59 internationally distinguished fellows: 42 from universities in the United Kingdom, 15 corresponding fellows from abroad, and two honorary fellows, including Robert Silvers, editor and founder of the New York Review of Books. The British Academy is the United Kingdom’s national body which champions and supports the humanities and social sciences. It is an independent, self-governing fellowship of scholars, elected for their distinction in research and publication.Read more