Michele Nucciotti is an asociate Professor of Medieval Archaeology at the University of Florence.
From 2000 scientific director of Medieval Amiata archaeological-territorial project, from 2019 director of the Medieval Petra– Shawbak Project archaeological mission in Jordan (University of Florence and ItalianForeign Office – co-director 2002-2009) and from 2014 director of Italian archaeological mission inArmenia (University of Florence and Italian Foreign Office).
He is an author of over 80 contributions and articles in Italian and international scientific journals and editor of 6 books, from 2000 Michele Nucciotti directed field and research projects in Italy, Jordan, Iraq, France and Armenia, for the University of Florence, the Italian Ministry of Culture, the Italian Foreign Office and the European Union.
His main research interests include Medieval rural settlementand landscape, historic building practices, ideology and public architecture, Light Archaeology, Public Arcaeology and Computer archaeology (contract Lecturer from 2005 to 2010).
Elected in the steering committee of the Italian Society of Medieval Archaeologists in 2012, he also serves as member of national and international scientific committees of peer-reviewed journals (“Archeologia Medievale”, “Ricerche Storiche”) and series (“Limina Limites”, BAR Oxford, Uk;“Archeologia Pubblica”, Florence University Press). With Guido Vannini, curator of the International exhibition “From Petra to Shawbak, archaeology of a frontier”(2009).
More recently curator, with Chiara Bonacchi (University of London, UCL), of the first Italian congress of Public Archaeology (2012, in print in 2019), Michele served also as CEO of Laboratori Archeologici San Gallo (2011-2014), a spin-off company of University of Florence developing advanced services to public/private sectors for setting up Heritage Economy pilots. Scientific coordinator in Heritage-related local/regional development EU projects in Tuscany (2006-2008) and Euro-Mediterranean regions (from 2009 to present), Michele is also contributingto the strategic optimization of archaeological sites’ management and to the development of local/regional tourist master plans.
Other expertise include project writing, public communication and fundraising for Archaeology andthe Heritage sector.