Fikret K. Yegül

Fikret K. Yegül
Professor Emeritus


B.Arch. Middle East Technical University, Ankara
B.Arch. Yale University
M.Arch. University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. Harvard University


Fikret Yegül is an architectural historian specializing in Roman art and architecture; he has long worked on the Sardis Archaeological Expedition. He has been a Fulbright Fellow and an Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow at CASVA Washington, D.C. His books include The Roman Bath Gymnasium Complex at Sardis (1986); Gentlemen of Instinct and Breeding: Architecture at the American Academy in Rome, 1894–1940 (1991); and, Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity (1992). The last won the Society of Architectural Historians' Alice Davis Hitchcock Prize. Yegül is currently working on a folio publication of the Temple of Artemis at Sardis focusing on a real-time digital modeling of the monument.