Department of Geography (Cross-Appointed with Classics)
Faculty of Arts and Science
D130 Macintosh-Corry Hall
Research interests: Late Antiquity, Syriac, Papyrology, Photogrammetry, and GIS.
George Bevan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Planning, and holds cross-appointments in the Departments of Classics, Geological Science and Engineering, and Art History/Art Conservation. His undergraduate teaching is focused primarily on the history of Geography in the pre-modern period, and Digital Photogrammetry. A dual UK and Canadian citizen, he completed a BA.Hons in Classics at the University of British Columbia, and his MA and PhD in Classics at the University of Toronto, where he defended a dissertation on the troubled career of Nestorius, bishop of Constantinople from 428 to 431 CE. After teaching Greek, Latin, and Ancient History at the University of Toronto from 2005 to 2007, he moved to Queen’s University where he was first appointed to the Classics Department, before joining Geography and Planning as an Associate Professor in 2016. He has undertaken archaeological fieldwork in Greece, Jordan, Bulgaria and Macedonia, and currently collaborates with Balkan Heritage Fieldschool (http://www.bhfieldschool.org/) to deliver high-quality training in archaeology, heritage documentation and geomatics to Queen’s students.
- Balkan Heritage Field School
- Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching awarded to Dr. George Bevan
- Investigation of a Lead Sarcophagus
- Reflectance Transformation Imaging in Art Conservation
- " Using Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) to Record Weathered Headstones: The Case of the Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston, Ontario"
- RTIiCAN: Reflectance Transformation Imaging Blog by Dr. George Bevan and Alexander Gabov