Fellows Awarded 2009–2010

2009–2010 Fellowship Awardees Announcement

National Endowment for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

Beatrice St. Laurent (Art History, Bridgewater State College)
The Dome of the Rock: Restorations, Historic Tiles, their Documentation and Ties with the Jordan Museum

ACOR-CAORC Post-Graduate Fellowship

Joel Burnett (Religion, Baylor University)
Terra-Cotta Architectural Models as Evidence for the Religion of Iron Age Jordan

Alysia Fischer (Center for American and World Cultures, Miami University)
Investigating Jordanian Glass: Archaeo- logical and Contemporary

Angel Foster (Ibis Reproductive Health)
Assessing the Reproductive Health Content of Medical Education in Jordan

Stefanie Nanes (Political Science, Hofstra University)
Women in Municipal Governance in Jordan: The Impact of the Gender Quota

Jason Rech (Geology, Miami University)
Paleohydrology and Climatic Significance of the Mudawarra Lake Deposits, Southwestern Jordan

Philip Wilke (Anthropology, University of California, Riverside)
Lower Paleolithic Adaptations in the al-Jafr Basin, Jordan

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation East-Central European- Research Fellowship

László Csicsmann (Institute of International Relations, Corvinus University, Hungary)
‘Terrorist Organizations’ or ‘Political Parties’? The Perspective of Political Engagement of Islamists Organizations in the Middle East—Lessons from The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Ivana Kvetanova (Trnava University, Slovakia)
Christian Archaeology at Trnava University

Balázs Major (Arabic and Islamic Studies, Pázmány Péter Catholic University of Hungary)
Comparative Study of the Medieval Rural Settlements of the Syrian Coast and the Western Part of Jordan (11th to 14th centuries)

Tomasz Waliszewski (Near Eastern Archaeology, University of Warsaw, Poland)
Green Gold II—Inventory of the Oil Presses in Jordan (Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, and Early Islamic Periods)

The Samuel H. Kress Fellowship in the Art and Archaeology of Jordan

William Zimmerle (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania)
Mapping the Neo-Assyrian Empire in Northern Jordan-Southern Syria: Imperial Landscape Change and the Archaeology of Trade Networks in Iron Age Gilead

ACOR-CAORC Fellowship

Stephanie Brown (History, North Carolina State University)
Reevaluation of Iron Age Fortified Sites of the Eastern Kerak Plateau

Sarah Bush (Politics, Princeton University)
The Politics of Promoting Democracy

Eleanor Gao (Political Science, University of Michigan)
Do the Buses Run on Time? Local Government and Public Goods Provision in Jordan

Jill Goldenziel (Government, Harvard University)
Refugees, Security, and the Politics of International Law

Matthew Kroot (Anthropology, University of Michigan)
Early Villages of the Dead Sea Basin: The ‘Asal-Dhra’ Archaeological Project

Jennifer C. Groot Fellowship

Russell Gentry (History, North Carolina State University)
Dhiban Excavation Project

Gabriel Kravitz (Anthropology and Middle East Studies, McGill University)
Azraq Palaeolithic

Isaiah Moose (History, San Diego State University)
Bir Madhkur Project

Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship

Micaela Sinibaldi (History andArchaeology, Cardiff University)
Villages of Crusader Transjordan: Production, Circulation and Use of Ceramics in the 12th Century A.D.

Harrell Family Fellowship; Bert and Sally de Vries Fellowship; MacDonald/Sampson Fellowship

ChristopherAmes (Anthropology, McGill University)
Neandertal Lifeways: An Archaeological Survey from the Edge of the Jordanian Plateau to the Dead Sea

James A. Sauer Fellowship

Steven Edwards (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto)
Wadi ath-Thamad Project

Frederick-Wenger Jordanian Educational Fellowship

Muna Al-Slaihat (Sustainable Tourism, Queen Rania Institute, The Hashemite University)
Developing a Sustainable Tour- ism Plan for the Archaeological Site of Iraq al-Amir

ACOR Jordanian Graduate Student Scholarship

Maryam Ibrahim (Sustainable Tourism, Queen Rania Institute, The Hashemite University)
A Study of Khirbet al-Batrawy: Archaeological and Tourism Development

Fatima Jalboosh (Cultural Resources Management, Queen Rania Institute, The Hashemite University)
The Architecture of the Umayyad Settlement around Qasr al-Hallabat, Jordan

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