Speaker bio: Dr. Thomas M. Brogan is the Director of the INSTAP Study Center for East Crete. He holds his degrees from Bryn Mawr (Ph.D. and M.A.) and Wabash College. His areas of specialization are Aegean prehistory, particularly Minoan material culture (pottery, weights, and architecture), Minoan households, maritime communities and craft production, and Hellenistic art and iconography. He has been an active member of several excavations in east Crete during the past twenty years, primarily at Mochlos where he has been the assistant director since 1992. Dr. Brogan has published widely, and received numerous awards for his work, and was a 2019/2020 Joukowsky Lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA).