Fellows Awarded 2024–2025

2024–2025 Fellowship Awardees

National Endowment for the Humanities Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Sarah Islam (Co-Produced Religions Project, Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton/University of Bern, Bern)
“Blasphemy (Sabb al-Rasul) as a Legal Category in Medieval Islamic History”

Gary Rollefson (Anthropology, Whitman College)
“Final Report on the Excavations at ‘Ain Ghazal, ‘Ain Ghazal, Excavation Reports Volume 1”

ACOR-CAORC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Leigh-Ann Bedal (Anthropology, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College)
“The Petra Pool and Garden Complex Volume 1: History, Excavation, and Interpretation”

Joel Burnett (Religion, Baylor University)
“Interpreting Iron Age Religious Evidence from Jordan”

Konstantine Politis (Hellenic Society for Near Eastern Studies)
Kalliroe (‘Ain ez-Zara, Jordan) Documentation and Study Project

Robert Schick (Independent Scholar)
“Identifying the Sites that Alois Musil Recorded in His Travels in Southern Jordan and the Negev in 1896–1902”

ACOR-CAORC Predoctoral Fellowship

Fadi Kafeety (History, University of Houston)
“A History of the Jordanian Communist Party, 1951–1993”

Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship

Megan Nishida (Anthropology, University of Notre Dame)
Expedition to the Dead Sea Plain

Bert and Sally de Vries Fellowship

Sherihan Inalo (Islamic Archaeology, University of Bonn)
Tall Hisban, Madaba Plains Project

Frederick-Wenger Jordanian Educational Fellowship

Alhareth Aldmour (Archaeology, University of Jordan)
University Study

Esra’a Alhunaity (Archaeology, University of Jordan)
University Study

Lawrence T. Geraty Travel Scholarship

Kayssa Mavrides Sales (Cultural Heritage in the Near and Middle East and Africa, Sapienza University of Rome)
Khirbat Iskandar Expedition

Jennifer C. Groot Memorial Fellowship

Nina Rozic (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto)
Town of Nebo Archaeological Project

Asad Zaman (Near East and South Asian Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University)
Badia Epigraphic Project 2024

Harrell Family Fellowship

Tucker Deady (History, Anthropology and Science, Technology, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Khirbat Iskandar Expedition

Jordanian Graduate Student Scholarship

Qais Wedyan (Archaeology and Tourism, University of Jordan)
“Tell Abu Suwwan: A Socio-Economic Study during the Neolithic Period”

Burton MacDonald and Rosemarie Sampson Fellowship

Joshua Feland (History, Classics, and Religion, University of Alberta)
“Exploring Continuity and Transition in Southern Jordan”

S. Thomas Parker Memorial Fund

Zulkayda Mamat (Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University)
“Characterizing the Nature of Spiritual Dreams in Positively Transforming the Dreamer’s Life Trajectory”

Kenneth W. Russell Memorial Fellowship

Ahmad Thaher (Anthropology, The University of Tulsa)
“Nizzanan Technology at Kharaneh IV: A Comparative Study of Epipalaeolithic Cultural Diversity and Technological Innovation of Stone Tools in the Southern Levant”

James A. Sauer Fellowship

Carolina Cioffi (Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, University of Rome, Sapienza)
Khirbat Iskandar Expedition

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