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William Aylward

William Aylward

Expert on classical archaeology, ancient Greek and Roman civilization, and Troy and the Trojan War

Professor, Classical & Ancient Near Eastern Studies College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-7498 Home page


  • Architecture and technology
  • Cities and sanctuaries of the ancient Mediterranean
  • Archaeological site of Troy
  • Archaeological site of Zeugma on the Euphrates
  • Classical myth


  • Vilas Associates Award, UW-Madison, 2006-08
  • CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellow, 2006-07 (American Academy in Rome, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, American Research Institute in Turkey)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Excellence in Teaching Award, Alpha Chapter of Wisconsin, 2013.
  • Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, UW-Madison, 2013.
  • Aylward, W. (ed.). 2013. Excavations at Zeugma, conducted by Oxford Archaeology (3 vols.). Los Altos, CA: Packard Humanities Institute. ISBN: 781938325298. On-line at: