Elizabeth SchofieldElizabeth Virginia Schofield (1935-2005) was a British-American archaeologist and classical scholar.
CareerSchofield attended Cheltenham Ladies' College in the UK before studying at Wilson College (Pennsylvania). She followed her college studies with a master's degree from Washington State University and then, in 1959, a PhD at the University of Cincinnati under Jack Caskey.
Schofield taught at Cornell University before moving with her partner and family to a teaching position at St John's College, Cambridge. Academically, she focused full-time on excavations at Kea; first with Jack Caskey and then directing the archaeological project there after Caskey's death.
In 2005 she was awarded the distinguished service award by the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Cincinnati.