ARLINGTON >> Dr. Luisa B. Millington, curriculum director and science and math teacher at Arlington Memorial High School as well as faculty member at the Community College of Vermont, has co-written, "The Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Property: Saving the World's Heritage." Dr. Millington will present her new book during a Meet the Author presentation at CCV, 324 Main Street in Bennington on Monday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m.
Dr. Millington, along with co-author Laurie Rush, explores the inner workings of the world's premier police force, the Carabinieri Command, whose work is to recover artifacts as part of its broader mission to protect the arts, heritage and archaeology of cultural property worldwide.
A noted anthropologist and archaeologist, Dr. Millington has led more than 30 archaeological digs in her native country of Italy and has published numerous articles in her field. She has taught at the college, high school, and middle school levels for 25 years, including teaching at CCV for the past five years. In addition to her teaching, Dr. Millington is an independent researcher with the Fort Drum Cultural Resources Program which identifies and protects the ancestral places and historic archeological sites eligible for the National Register of Historic Places on Fort Drum. She is the recipient of several honors including being named Vermont Chemistry Teacher of the Year from the New England Institute of Chemists and presenting at the Archaeologists Institute of America's Annual Meeting as part of the Cultural Heritage by AIA-Military Panel.
Copies of The Carabinieri Command will be available for purchase at the book signing, or can be purchased ahead of the event at www.boydellandbrewer.com. Dr. Millington can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-375-2589.