Honor Roll of Donors Fiscal Year 2020

(October 1, 2019–September 30, 2020)

*Donations marked with an asterisk were made in honor of ACOR Ambassador Barbara A. Porter.
To see our year-end campaign honor roll (October 30, 2020–December 31, 2020), click here.
To see last year’s Donor Honor Roll (Fiscal Year 2019), click here.

$10,000 and above

  • Lawrence T. Geraty through the auspices of La Sierra University
  • Joy Hebert †

$5,000-$9,999

  • Jenna de Vries Morton
  • Thomas Pickering in memory of Alice S. Pickering

$2,500-$9,999

  • Anne and Stewart Dunn in honor of Randolph B. Old
  • Reem Atalla Habayeb
  • John G. Turner and Jerry G. Fischer
  • Linda K. Jacobs through the Violet Jabara Charitable Trust*
  • Carol Landes in memory of George Landes
  • Guillaume Malle
  • James Michener
  • Peter and Penelope West in memory of Jennifer C. Groot

$1,000-$2,499

  • Anne H. Aarnes
  • Ahmad and Sirine Abu Ghazaleh
  • Mary Joan Barker*
  • Karen Borstad*
  • Connie and Roger Brummel in honor of Sally and Bert de Vries
  • Joyce E. Chelberg
  • Connie Christensen
  • Douglas R. Clark and Carmen L. Clark
  • Pearce Paul Creasman
  • Bert and Sally de Vries
  • Miriam and Ralston Deffenbaugh
  • Claus Gielisch
  • Edward Gnehm Jr.
  • Nikolas Granger in memory of Paul R. Malik
  • Gemma S. Hall*
  • Carol Harper*
  • Edgar and Paula Harrell
  • Charles O. and Ellen Porter Honnet*
  • Morag M. Kersel*
  • Cecily Klingman in memory of Anne C. Ogilvy
  • Øystein LaBianca (Andrews University)
  • D. Patrick Maley and Nancy B. Turck*
  • Moors Myers in memory of Anne C. Ogilvy
  • David Nickols
  • Randolph B. and Josephine Old
  • John P. Oleson
  • S. Thomas Parker*
  • Barbara A. Porter in memory of Mary Ellen Lane, Nan Frederick, Gil Homan, and Tom and Marilyn Schaub, as well as in honor of Moawiyah Ibrahim
  • Molly and Joe Seiler*
  • Bethany J. Walker
  • Amb. and Mrs. C. David Welch
  • James R. and Margaret L. Wiseman

$500-$999

  • Susan Ackerman
  • Hani Al Kurdi
  • Roger S. Bagnall
  • William G. and Penelope K. Bardel
  • Kim Benzel*
  • Laurie A. Brand
  • Joseph A. Bruder IV in memory of Paul R. Malik
  • Thomas D. Cabot in memory of Anne C. Ogilvy
  • Geoffrey H. Coll
  • Jonathan and Emme Deland*
  • Wesley and Virginia Egan
  • Paul Fitzpatrick
  • Jo Jagoda
  • Abdelelah Khatib
  • Nancy L. Lapp
  • Richard LeBaron and Zoe Ingalls in honor of Roger Boraas
  • Albert Leonard
  • Joan Porter MacIver and David Maciver in honor of Moawiyah Ibrahim, Barbara A. Porter, and Nisreen Abu Al Shaikh*
  • William Morgan
  • Meg Pickering and John Schmidt
  • James Pokines (and the Bucky Dent Foundation)
  • Jennifer Ramsay
  • Benjamin Rauch and Margaret Scott
  • Suzanne Richard
  • Bonnie M. Sampsell*
  • Peter and Sylvia Sauer
  • Susan Sauer
  • Edwin Schick
  • Lita and Lola Semerad*
  • Doug and Catherine Silliman
  • Sandra R. Smith
  • Benjamin P. Unger
  • Lou Werner*
  • Malcolm Wiener through the auspices of the Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Foundation

$250-$499

  • Mitchell Allen
  • Betty Anderson
  • Björn Anderson
  • Talitha Arnold*
  • James Callahan in memory of Suzan Long Callahan
  • Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
  • Isabel Creasman
  • Bonnie Lee Crosfield
  • Michel de Konkoly Thege and Harriette I. Resnick*
  • Debra Foran
  • Robert J. and Jane F. Geniesse*
  • Anna Gonosová
  • Spencer Harper III*
  • Elizabeth Lowe and Matthew Harrell
  • Jill K. and Nelson G. Harris
  • Timothy P. Harrison
  • Ray Anita Hemphill*
  • Randall L. Hoffman
  • Thomas and Alina Levy in honor of Pierre Bikai
  • Stephen Lintner and Pamela Johnson
  • Helen Lovejoy
  • Lysbeth A. Marigold
  • Gretchen Morgenson
  • Jennifer Olmsted
  • Megan A. Perry
  • Jane Peterson
  • Joan Polaschik
  • Barbara Reeves
  • Anne and Charles Roos
  • Daniel Rubinstein in honor of Barbara A. Porter and Henry Wooster
  • Mohammed Sawaie
  • James Schryver in honor of Fawwaz Ishakat
  • Dana Shell
  • Steven Simms (the Steven and Hadley Simms Giving Fund) in memory of Kenneth W. Russell
  • Joab Simon
  • Bill Slivka and Lisa Citron
  • Pamela H. Smith
  • Donald B. Spanel*
  • Nicholas and Patricia Veliotes
  • Theresa and Thomas Whetstine in memory of
  • Donald Wimmer
  • Lucy Wilson

$100-$249

  • Margaret C. Rhoads
  • Shari Saunders
  • Joe D. Seger
  • Joseph T. Stanik
  • Ann Boon Rhea*
  • Robert E. Mittelstaedt
  • Connie Manning
  • Peter and Anne Levin
  • Dale Kenney
  • Donald Keller
  • Kimberly Katz
  • Moawiyah Ibrahim
  • Jack Green and Akemi Horii
  • Martha Boling-Risser and Robert Risser in memory of Bob and Jean Boling
  • Robert and Mette Beecroft
  • Jon W. Anderson
  • Elizabeth McCarthy
  • Barbara Bouwkamp
  • Sandra A. Scham
  • Marcelle Wahba
  • Deborah Olszewski in memory of Nancy R. Coinman
  • Renee Menard
  • Prudence O. Harper*
  • Seymour Gitin
  • Carol G. Forshey in memory of Harold Forshey
  • Nina Dodge*
  • Thomas W. Davis
  • Nizar Al Adarbeh
  • Nadya Lurey
  • Bridget Guarasci and Mani Potnuru
  • Hasif Hijazi
  • Catherine Alexander
  • Mrs. Paul Antoon
  • Nancy Aronson*
  • Edward and Jocelyn Badovinac
  • Virginia Bennett
  • Eric Boswell
  • Julia R. Bradford*
  • Bill Burns and Lisa Carty
  • Annemarie Weyl Carr*
  • Michele Cloonan
  • Kay Creasman
  • Erin Darby
  • Paul Donnelly
  • Peter and Kathy Dorman
  • Logan Geeslin
  • Thomas and Eden Goldberger
  • Martha Goodway
  • John R. Hale
  • Brooke B. and Philip J. Harrell in honor of Ed and Paula Harrell
  • Claire W. Henriques
  • Ellen Herscher*
  • Jo Ann Hackett and John Huehnergard in memory of Jim Sauer
  • Morley and Jim Knoll
  • Peter Lacovara
  • Holly Mak and Marc Hersh*
  • Karen L. McCarthy
  • Eugene H. and Janet L. Merrill
  • Constance Murray in honor of Donald Henry of the University of Tulsa
  • Don and Jeanette Nadler*
  • Cynthia Percak
  • Earl Peterson
  • Nanette Pyne in honor of Randolph B. Old and Barbara A. Porter*
  • Thomas Roby
  • Gary O. Rollefson
  • Barbara C. Sampson and William L. Hamilton
  • Christine and Jim Schoettler
  • John Scott and Kelly Pool
  • Audrey Shaffer
  • Seteney Shami
  • Sara Shelton
  • Robert Shutler
  • Maria-Louise Sidoroff
  • Timothy Snow
  • Elizabeth M. Ursic
  • Tony and Gail Vander Heide
  • Terry Walz
  • Nancy Webster*
  • Charles Wilkins
  • Patricia S. Worthington and James C. Dehnert

Up to $100

  • James and Judith Adams
  • Laith Al-Qasem
  • Francis and Laura Randall
  • Laura Penman
  • Stanley Klassen
  • Paul Salopek
  • Ann and R. Allen Irvine
  • Neal Bierling
  • Charles and Marie-Henriette Gates*
  • Sarah Harpending
  • Doris Heinemann in memory of Bruce M.
    Borthwick
  • Paul and Brenda Katerberg
  • Sara M. Knight
  • Nina Köprülü 
  • James and Judith Lipman
  • Hazem Malhas
  • Sally Montgomery
  • Anne Morgan and Brent Mashburn*
  • Andrew G. Vaughn
  • Monique Vincent
  • Stefanie Walker
  • Robert Daniel
  • W.H.V. Elliott
  • Nancy H. Broeder
  • Stanley M. and Phemie C. Maxwell
  • Gregory and Dulcy Ambrosio

In-Kind Donations to ACOR

  • Pearce Paul Creasman
  • Steve Meyer
  • Barbara A. Porter

In-Kind Donations to the ACOR Library

  • Ala’a Adawi
  • Ammon Hospitality College through Dean Mohsen Makhamreh
  • Ashraf Atum
  • Zaki Ayoubi
  • Bilal Fawwaz Al-Boorini
  • Andrea Barthello
  • Ghazi Bisheh
  • Ainsley M. Cameron
  • Giorgia Cesaro
  • Pearce Paul Creasman
  • Jordanian Department of Antiquities
  • Fadi Shawkat Haddad
  • Institut français du Proche-Orient
  • Jehad Haron
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • Nedhal Bassam Jarrar
  • Jack Green
  • Tim Healing
  • Tewodros Aragie Kebede
  • Neda’a Al Khazali
  • Sean V. Leatherbury
  • Burton MacDonald
  • Joan Porter MacIver
  • Michel Al-Maqdissi
  • James Michener
  • Tamara Mosiashvili
  • Michael Nazzal
  • Ann O’Neil
  • Ruslan Pavlyshyn
  • Nicolo Pini
  • Barbara A. Porter
  • Ekhlass Al-Qananweh
  • Younis Al-Qatanani
  • Saeb Rawashdeh
  • Gary Rollefson
  • Robert Schick
  • Seteney Shami
  • Abbas Shammari
  • Nadia Sukhtian
  • Zeena Sultan
  • Bashar Tabbah
  • William Tamplin
  • Jane Taylor
  • Marc Van de Mieroop
  • Walter D. Ward
  • Thomas M. Weber
  • Sibylla Wolfgarten

ACOR extends our profound gratitude to these supporters, who have made our achievements this last year possible. If you have not yet made a donation to ACOR, please consider doing so here.

ACOR is a nonprofit academic organization registered with the government of Jordan and as a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization by the United States Internal Revenue Service. ACOR is supported by grants, contributions from foundations, corporations, and individuals as well as by ACOR endowments.

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