Jean MacIntosh Turfa

Jean MacIntosh Turfa (born 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American archaeologist and authority on the Etruscan civilization.[1]

Jean MacIntosh Turfa
Born1947
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican
Academic background
Alma materGwynedd Mercy College, Bryn Mawr College
Academic work
DisciplineArcheology
Sub-disciplineEtruscan studies
InstitutionsUniversity of Liverpool, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Chicago, Loyola University Chicago, Drexel University, Dickinson College, Bryn Mawr College, St. Joseph's University, University of Pennsylvania

Jean MacIntosh graduated from Abington High School in Philadelphia and then earned her bachelor's degree at Gwynedd Mercy College. She went on to complete a Ph.D. in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College in 1974.[1]

Turfa has taught at the University of Liverpool, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Chicago, Loyola University Chicago, Drexel University, Dickinson College, Bryn Mawr College, St. Joseph's University and the University of Pennsylvania.[2]

She has participated in archaeological excavation campaigns in the United States, the United Kingdom, in Italy at Poggio Civitate (Murlo), and at Corinth in Greece. She has been engaged in research and museum-based projects at the Manchester Museum, the Liverpool Museum, the British Museum and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.[2]

She is a member of the US section of the Istituto Nazionale di Studi Etruschi ed Italici.[3]