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    Dr Craig Barker

Dr Craig Barker is an archaeologist and museum worker. He is Manager of Education and Public Programs, Sydney University Museums, overseeing school and tertiary education activities with the museum collections at the University of Sydney. He gained his PhD in Classical Archaeology from the University of Sydney and has extensive fieldwork experience in Australia, Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. He is director of the University of Sydney’s Paphos Theatre Archaeological Project excavating the Hellenistic-Roman theatre of the World Heritage listed site of Paphos in Cyprus. He has published and presented lectures extensively on subjects such as the Hellenistic wine trade, ancient theatre archaeology, the archaeology of Cyprus, museum education and archaeology in popular culture. He appears regularly on ABC Radio with Rhianna Patrick on the ‘Can You Dig It’ segment and has curated a number of temporary exhibitions at the Nicholson Museum.