Bachelor of Arts in History and Literature summa cum laude, Harvard University, 1958. AM, Harvard University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1963.
Student, American School Classical Studies, Athens, Greece, 1962. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Athens, 2004.
Instructor, New York University, 1963-1964;
assistant professor, New York University, 1965-1966;
associate professor, New York University, 1967-1970;
professor, New York University, 1970, 78-88;
Sherman Fairchild Professor Fine Arts, New York University, since 1988;
deputy director Institute Fine Arts, New York University, 1967-1969;
acting director, New York University, 1982-1983;
director, New York University, since 1983;
assistant field director Excavations in Samothrace, New York University, 1962;
field director, New York University, 1963-1965;
director excavations, New York University, since 1966. Director American School Classical Studies at Athens, Greece, 1969-1977, chairman managing committee, 1980-1990, trustee, since 1980. Visiting member Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1977-1978.
Member visiting committee department classical and near easternArcheology Bryn Mayr College, 1982, department european paintings Metropolitan Mus.Art, since 1983, Center Old World Archaeology and Art Brown U., Providence,1985. Member of advisory board Alexander S. Onassis Center for Hellenic Studies New York University, 1990-1997. Consultant in field.
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Board directors Hellenic-American Union, Athens, 1973-1977, vice chairman, 1974-1977, United States Educational Foundation, Greece, 1969-1975. Active President Advisory Committee on Cultural Property, 1992-1995. Member American Philosophical Society, Archaeol.
Institute American (life, trustee 1972-1975, member executive committee 1978-1981), Archaeol. Society Athens (honorary), Deutsches archaeologisches Institute (correspondent).
Married Marian Lucille Miles, September 3, 1960. Children: Miles William, Meredeth Black Winter.