Worked at Romano-British excavations near Hadrian's Wall, (Maryport 1966; Corbridge 1967).
1988, Gladys Krieble Delmas Fellowship for Research in Venice, to investigate some of the ways in which the Venetians re-cycled ancient marble. (Wrote: "Wandering stones: Venice, Constantinople and Athens", in K.-L. Selig and E. Sears [eds.], The Verbal and the Visual: Essays in Honor of William S. Heckscher [New York, Italica Press, 1990], 225-242).
British Academy and Fonds national suisse pour la recherche scientifique awards, in 1987 and 1990, to visit the Fondation Hardt, Geneva to work on aspects of Athenian drama and its relationship to contemporary history. (This work resulted in Pericles on stage: Political Comedy in Aristophanes' Early Plays [Austin, University of Texas, 1997]).