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Jane Whitehead Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Archeological Research and Excavation

Today, Dr. Whitehead excels as the director of the Archaeological Excavation of Roman Baths at Carsulae in Italy, a role that she has held since 2004

She is the founding editor of two publications focused on the Etruscans.

    VALDOSTA, GA, June 07, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Jane Whitehead has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With an interest in archaeology that dates back to her childhood, Dr. Whitehead has excelled in the field of excavation and archaeological research for more than 35 years. She is the founding editor of two publications focused on the Etruscans: Etruscan Studies, the journal of the Etruscan Foundation, from 1984 to 2000, and Etruscan News, the newsletter of the US section of the Istituto di Studi Etruschi ed Italici, from 2002 until the present. She directed the excavation of the Etruscan site of La Piana from 1982 to 2001, and since 2004 has been excavating the baths at the Roman city of Carsulae, founded on the Via Flaminia in Umbria. She received her BA from Wellesley College, an MA in Latin from Trinity College, and a PhD in Classical Languages and Literatures from Yale University. She is Professor Emerita of Latin and French at Valdosta State University.

In recognition of her professional excellence, she was the recipient of a Merrill Presidential Scholar Teaching Award from Cornell University and an excellence award for professional development from Valdosta State University. In addition, he was selected for inclusion in Who's Who in America and Who's Who of American Women.

To stay at the top of her field, she is a member of the Explorer's Club and the US Section of the Studi Etruschi ed Italici As she looks to the future, Dr. Whitehead intends to continue providing top of the line archeological services while taking on new projects and opportunities as they arise.

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