Robert Brier, Ph. D., Leading Egyptologist, Philosophy Professor
Professor Bob Brier received his Ph.D from the University of North Carolina. He is not only one of the nation’s leading Egyptologists, but a brilliant lecturer and storyteller. He is professor of philosophy at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University and the author of several books including The Murder of Tutankhamen: A True Story, The Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians, and The Secret of the Great Pyramid: How One Man's Obsession Led to the Solution of Ancient Egypt's Greatest Mystery.
Professor Brier has served as director of the "Egyptology Today" program of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and as host of the Learning Channel series, The Great Egyptians. He has twice been selected as a Fulbright Scholar, and has received Long Island University’s David Newton Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of his achievements as a lecturer.
Bob is a featured lecturer on The Teaching Company series, and a wonderful teacher with a special flair for evoking the distant past in ways that make it seem vividly present.
Bob Brier is scheduled to sail on the following voyage(s) (subject to change):