Past Member

Matthew Canepa

Historical Studies
Field of Study
Ancient Iranian Art and Archaeology
From 1/2016 – 4/2016:

Matthew Canepa is working on a multivolume project on art, architecture, and landscapes of power in ancient Iran. At IAS, he plans to research the transformation of the Iranian royal image between Alexander and Islam.

Dates at IAS
  • Historical Studies
1/20164/2016 Spring
University of Chicago Ph.D., 2004
Directeur d'études invité, École pratique des hautes études, Paris 2016
Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation 2015
James Henry Breasted Prize for the best book in English on any field of history prior to the year 1000 C.E. 2010
Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London 2008