Our Founders

John H. Marks, President
George M. Landes, Vice President
Roger S. Boraas, Secretary/Treasurer
H. Dunscomb Colt, Jr.
Siegfried H. Horn
George E. Mendenhall
James B. Pritchard
William L. Reed
Kermit Schoonover
Bastiaan Van Elderen
(See ASOR Newsletter 1969-1970, no 9, for a contemporary record.)

President of the Board of Trustees

  • John H. Marks (1970-78)
  • Walter E. Rast (1978-82)
  • Gough W. Thompson, Jr. (1982-86)
  • Edgar C. Harrell (1986-88)
  • Robert A. Coughenour (1988-91)
  • James A Sauer (1991-92)
  • Artemis A.W. Joukowsky (1992-2011)
  • Randolph B. Old (2011–2019)
  • Edward Gnehm (2019-current)

Director/Executive Director

  • James A. Sauer (1975-81)
  • David W. McCreery (1981-88)
  • Bert de Vries (1988-91)
  • Pierre Bikai (1991-2006)
  • Barbara A. Porter (2006-2020)
  • Pearce Paul Creasman (2020-current)

Director Emeriti

  • Pierre M. Bikai
  • Bert de Vries
  • David W. McCreery

Associate Director Emerita

  • Patricia M. Bikai

ACOR Ambassador

  • Barbara A. Porter

Annual Professor Director

  • Rudolph H. Dornemann (1968-69)
  • Murray B. Nicol (1969-70)
  • Bastiaan Van Elderen (1970)
  • Siegfried H. Horn (1970-71)
  • Henry O. Thompson (1971-72)
  • Bastiaan Van Elderen (1972-74)
  • James A. Sauer Fall (1974)
  • George Mendenhall (Spring 1975)

Associate Director

  • Patricia M. Bikai (1996-2006)
  • Christopher A. Tuttle (2009-2014)
  • Donald R. Keller (2010-2016)
  • Glenn J. Corbett (2014-2017)
  • Jack D.M. Green (2017-2021)
  • Jehad Haron (2021-current)
  • Helen Malko (2021-current)

Assistant Director

  • Branwen Denton, Amman (1993)
  • Robin Brown, Baltimore (1993-1995)
  • Glen R. Peterman, Amman (1993-1996)
  • Carrie Nee, Baltimore/Boston (1995-1996)
  • Robert E. Mittelstaedt, Amman (1996-1998)
  • Donald R. Keller, Boston (1996-2010)
  • Megan A. Perry, Amman (1998-1999)
  • Kurt Zamora, Amman (1999-2005)
  • Christopher A. Tuttle, Amman (2006-2009)
  • Sarah Harpending, Amman (2010-2018)
  • China C. Shelton, Boston/Alexandria (2016-current)
  • Akemi Horii, Amman (2018-2020)
  • Ghadeer Hamdan, Language & Culture (2020-2021)
  • Noreen Doyle, Publications (2022-present)

Grants Officer (United States)

  • Glenn J. Corbett (2018)
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