Ine Jacobs is Associate Professor of Byzantine Archaeology and Visual Culture. Her research interests include Late Roman and Byzantine architecture and settlements, the reception of classical antiquity in later centuries, the archaeology of Christianity, and Dark Age Asia Minor. Her publications include Aesthetic Maintenance of Civic Space: The 'Classical' City from the 4th to the 7th c. AD. She currently is examining positive Christian reactions to classical art and architecture and is investigating the religiosity of ordinary people in Late Antiquity.
She was a member of the Sagalassos team (Turkey) between 2003 and 2014 and director of the British Archaeological Project at Grumentum (Italy) between 2012 and 2015. At the moment, she co-direct the Kostoperska Karpa Regional Archaeological Project (FYROM) and is field director at Aphrodisias (Turkey).