Post Doc, Institute for Aegean Prehistory Study Center for East Crete
Ph.D., University of Leicester (PhD in Archaeology and Ancient History)
M.A., University of Houston (Anthropology with Emphasis in Archaeology)
B.F.A., Baylor University Ceramic Studio Arts. Minors in Art History and Anthropology
Dr. Jerolyn E. Morrison is an art historian, archaeologist, and potter with a passion for making and cooking in pots. She is a lecturer of Art History at Baylor and teaches Introduction to Art, Survey of Western Art I and II, and upper-level classes. These upper-level art history courses examines art and objects of the Ancient Mediterranean World and the Aegean Bronze Age. She is the recipient of The College of Arts & Sciences inaugural Core Curriculum Virtues Award for 2021-2022 for her commitment to teaching the virtue of humility.
She has been awarded grants from the Fulbright Foundation, American-Scandinavian Foundation, and the Institute for Aegean Prehistory. Her early scholarship focused on the Iron Age and Early Christian transition in North Jutland. Since 1998, she has participated as a Minoan ceramic expert in Greece on projects under the auspices of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, the British School at Athens, Scuola Italiana Statale di Atene, and the Greek Ministry of Culture.
Dr. Morrison serves on the Managing Committee of The Institute for Aegean Prehistory Study Center for East Crete and chairs the Harriet Boyd Hawes Fellowship for gender studies in the Aegean Bronze Age. She is founder of Minoan Tastes, a social-minded enterprise in Greece that promotes the culinary history of the Aegean by working with a network of food and craft experts and scholars. She enjoys hot air ballooning to view landscapes from a new perspective.