Dr. Layton Kim began as a Lecturer at CUA in spring 2011. While attending UVA, she received a Dupont Fellowship, a William Seitz Memorial Fellowship, a Nichols Scholars Tuition Award, and a teaching assistantship. She was the vice-president of the Charlottesville Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) in 2008-9. Her dissertation is entitled Performance and Visual Culture in Etruria: 7th-2nd Century BC, and her research interests include Etruscan iconography, Etruscan and Roman ceramics, the study of performance theory, and performance and play in the ancient world.
Dr. Layton Kim has excavated primarily at the Etruscan, Roman, and medieval site of Cetamura del Chianti in Italy from 2003-7, functioning in various roles that included Assistant Site Director and Lab Director; she returned agoin for the 2014 summer dig season. She has published on the bucchero pottery from Cetamura in Etruscan Studies (v. 12, 21-60) and has presented on the discoveries made at Cetamura at meetings of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS, 2006) and at the AIA annual meeting (2007). Her teaching experience includes courses in archaeology, art history, classics, and Latin. Dr. Layton Kim was promoted to Adjunct Assistant Professor in fall 2016.