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Br. Dominic Ruegg, Emeritus  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Classical Languages,, Catholic University of America, 1951
  • M.A. Latin,, Catholic University of America,, 1947
  • A.B. Philosophy,, Saint Mary's College of California,, 1941

Teaching Experience:

  • Academic Coordinator, School of Continuing Education - Saint Mary's Collge of California (1979 - 1984)
  • Director,underwater expedition at the Garigliano River, Italy - St. Mary's College of California (1977)
    [Fourth Season]
  • Vice-President for Academic Affairs - St. Mary's College of California (1974 - 1978)
  • Director of underwater expedition at the Garigliano River, Italy - St. Mary's College of California, (1974)
    [Third Season]
  • Prepared catalogue of coins found at Garigliano River site - (1972)
  • Assistant Director, Villa Vergiliana, Cumae, Italy - (1972)
  • Prepared catalogue of artifacts found at Garigliano River site - (1969)
  • Professor of Classical Languages and Classical Studies - Saint Mary's College of California (1949 - Present)

Professional Experience:

  • Director of underwater expedition at the Garigliano River, Italy - St. Mary's College of California (1981)
    [Fifth Season]
  • Director - underwater search and survey expedition of ancient shipwrecks, Balearic Islands, Spain (1975)
  • Director of underwater expedition at the Garigliano River, Italy - St. Mary's College of California (1971)
    [Second Season]
  • Survey Director of underwater archaeological sites - Tremiti Islands, Italy (1970)
  • Field Supervisor of excavation of Teleilat Ghassul - Jordan for British School of Archaeology, (1967)
  • Director of underwater expedition at the Garigliano River - Italy for Council of Underwater Archaeology (1967)
  • Field Tester for seismographic sub-bottom profiler for underwater archaeology - Council of Underwater Archaeology, Italy (1966)

Awards:

  • Emeritus Professor - St. Mary's College of California (1985)
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, - St. Mary's College of California (1984)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • Roman Minturnae: The Underwater Investigations in the Garigliano River, Italy. Ruegg, Emeritus, Br. Dominic (talk, speech or lecture)
    International Conference on Fresh Water Archaeology, Unversity of Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom
    (1994)
  • Investigations in the Garigliano River, Italy. Ruegg, Emeritus, Br. Dominic (talk, speech or lecture)
    Oceanographic Institute, Nova University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    (1987)
  • Investigations in the Garigliano River, Italy. Ruegg, Emeritus, Br. Dominic (talk, speech or lecture)
    Conference of the Society for Underwater Archaeology, Society for Historical Archaeology, Savannah, Georgia
    (1987)
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Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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