Fellows Awarded 2022–2023

2022–2023 Fellowship Awardees Announcement

National Endowment for the Humanities Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Yorke Rowan (University of Chicago)
“Tracking the Small Things: Late Neolithic Material Culture of the Black Desert”

Arpan Roy (Islamic Studies, Johns Hopkins University)
“Call to Prayer: Romani People and the Islamic Mission”

ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Sarah Islam (Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University)
“Blasphemy (Sabb al-Rasūl) as a Legal Category in Islamic Law: Historical Formulations and Contemporary Applications”

ACOR-CAORC Predoctoral Fellowship

Samar Saeed Ahmad (History, Georgetown University)
“Gender and Revolution: A Social History of Jordan in the 1960s–1970s”

Jonathan Norris (Anthropology, Boston University)
“Politics of Place: Emotion, Religiopolitical Networks, and Place-Making Amongst Syrian Refugees”

Clare Rasmussen (Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College)
“Water Consumption in the Decapolis: Examining Water Use in the Ancient Cities of Gadara, Jerash, Pella, and Philadelphia”

Nicolas Reeves (International Development and Political Sciences, Sciences Po Paris and Freie Universität Berlin)
“The Impact of Low Tourism Demand on Tourism-Reliant Communities in Jordan”

Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship

McClean Pink (Anthropology, East Carolina University)
“Petra North Ridge Mortuary Practices”

Bert and Sally de Vries Fellowship

Tucker Deady (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto)
“Khirbat Iskandar Expedition”

Harrell Family Fellowship

Summer Courts (University of Reading)
“Late Antique Jarash Project (Life and Death in Late Hellenistic/Early Roman Jarash: A Study of the Human Remains Found in a Cistern in the Southwest Corner)”

Jennifer C. Groot Memorial Fellowship

Adrienne Baker (Anthropology, University of Washington)
“Balu’a Regional Archaeological Project”

Kenneth W. Russell Memorial Fellowship

Rasha Albader (Conservation and Management of Cultural Heritage Resources, Yarmouk University)
“Conservation of the Twelve Great Feasts from Baptism Museum Using Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles”

Sara Knutson (Anthropology/Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley; Berkeley, CA)
“Pieces of Change: Uncovering the Networks of Arabic Coins that Transformed Ancient Global Interactions”

S. Thomas Parker Memorial Fund

Hafsa Al-Jandabi (Architectural Conservation, German Jordanian University)
“Conflict Damage Assessment in the Old City of Sana’a and Recommendations for Post-Conflict Conservation”

James A. Sauer Fellowship

Maéva Lhériteau (Sciences of Antiquities, Sapienza University of Rome)
“Archaeological Expedition to Khitbat Iskandar”

ACOR Jordanian Graduate Student Scholarship

Jalal Alheji (Archaeology, Yarmouk University)
“Neolithic Sickle Blades of Tell Abu Suwwan from the 2005–2008 Excavation: Descriptive, Analytical the Comparative Study”

Abed Alsuliman (Geology, Yarmouk University)
“Investigation of the Eastern Part of the Amman-Hallabat Structure in Jordan Using Geological Study and Remote Sensing Analysis and Its Effect on Hallabat Palace Stability”

Bushra Dabash (Archaeology, University of Jordan)

Frederick-Wenger Jordanian Educational Fellowship

Sara Abo Alfoul (Nursing, The Hashemite University)
“Implementing Hospice Care in Jordan”

Nour Hammash (Social Work/Migration and Refugees, German-Jordanian University)
University Study

Lawrence T. Geraty Travel Scholarship

Domizia Paolucci (Sciences of Antiquities, Sapienza University of Rome)
“Archaeological Expedition to Khirbat Iskandar”

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