Drea Brake is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Master’s degree in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, for which she received an SSHRC Graduate Scholarship.
Her area of expertise is the archaeology of the Minoan Civilization of Bronze Age Crete. She is interested in research and teaching involving the archaeology of Greece and the ancient Eastern Mediterranean, the mythology of ancient Greece and the study of archaeological legacy data. Drea has excavated at Sissi, on the Greek island of Crete and at Sikyon on the Greek Peloponnesus.
Drea is currently a sessional faculty member at University Canada West, where she teaches academic writing. In the past, she has worked as a teaching assistant at both the University of British Columbia and the University of Winnipeg. In addition to a Master of Arts from UBC, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Classics from the University of Winnipeg and a Bachelor of Theology from Sydney College of Divinity.