Michael Basil Cosmopoulos is an anthropologically trained archaeologist specializing in: a) state formation; b) Greek religion (especially Mystery Cults); and c) social and cultural memory.  He is Endowed Professor of Anthropology and Chair of Greek Studies  at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.  He is the director of the excavations of the Athens Archaeological Society at  Iklaina in Pylos; a Fellow of the Academy of Science (St. Louis); a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts; a Fellow of the National Academies of Arts and Sciences of Canada (the Royal Society of Canada); and a National Geographic Society Explorer.


Department of Anthropology and Archaeology
University of Missouri-St. Louis
St. Louis, MO. 63121
Tel. (314) 516-6241
Fax (314) 516-7235
E-mail: cosmopoulos@umsl.edu

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