Profiles of selected recent Fellows at ACOR

  • Cosmetic Adornment during the Iron Age in the Southern Levant
    by ACOR on April 30, 2020 at 7:00 am

    A Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship at ACOR was awarded to Betty Adams for spring 2020. She is a graduate student in Near Eastern Archaeology at La Sierra University in Riverside, California, where her studies have concentrated on the chemistry and composition of ancient makeup as represented by traces remaining on artifacts from ancient Jordan…. Read more The post Cosmetic Adornment during the Iron Age in the Southern Levant appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Christine Sargent, NEH Fellow, Spring 2020
    by ACOR on February 14, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Christine Sargent is the Spring 2019–2020 ACOR-NEH fellow and an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Denver. During her ACOR fellowship, Dr. Sargent will be working on her first ethnographic monograph, which is based on her Ph.D. dissertation. Dr. Sargent began research for this project in 2013–2014, with support from the University… Read more The post Christine Sargent, NEH Fellow, Spring 2020 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Konstantinos D. Politis, ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow Fall 2019
    by ACOR on December 8, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Dr. Konstantinos D. Politis is an ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow in the fall of 2019. Dr. Politis is chairperson of the Hellenic Society for Near Eastern Studies, and he leads an ongoing excavation of Zoara, modern Safi in Jordan. During his ACOR fellowship, he plans to complete studies of the finds from Khirbet Qazone where he… Read more The post Konstantinos D. Politis, ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow Fall 2019 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Reviewing the Temple of the Winged Lions (TWL), Petra: Digging through Forty Years of Archives
    by ACOR on December 1, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Dr. Pauline Piraud-Fournet is an archaeologist, architect, and associate researcher at the French Institute of the Near East.  In 2019, she was the recipient of a six month TWL Publication Fellowship at ACOR. In 2016, she received her Ph.D. in Archaeology on the topic of ‘the city of Bosra’ (Southern Syria) in Late Antiquity from… Read more The post Reviewing the Temple of the Winged Lions (TWL), Petra: Digging through Forty Years of Archives appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Ashley Lumb, Project Archivist at ACOR, Summer–Winter 2019
    by ACOR on September 26, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Ashley Lumb has joined us as the next Project Archivist for ACOR’s Photo Archive Project.  Ashley is working with the archive from July to December, thanks to support from a grant from the US Department of Education (Title VI, 2016 to 2020). Ashley obtained a master’s degree in the History of Photography from the University… Read more The post Ashley Lumb, Project Archivist at ACOR, Summer–Winter 2019 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • William Tamplin , ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow Fall 2019
    by ACOR on September 10, 2019 at 7:00 am

    William Tamplin is a doctoral candidate (2020) in Comparative Literature at Harvard University and an ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow for the fall of 2019. While at ACOR, he will research and interview for his dissertation on apocalypticism in the modern Jordanian novel. Will’s dissertation is on apocalypticism in the modern Arabic novel. An analytic category associated… Read more The post William Tamplin , ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow Fall 2019 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • José Ciro Martínez, ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow Summer 2019
    by ACOR on August 5, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Dr. José Ciro Martínez is an ACOR-CAORC post-doctoral fellow for summer 2019, and also Title A Research Fellow at Trinity College, University of Cambridge. During his ACOR fellowship, Dr. Martínez will be completing his first monograph, based on his PhD dissertation. It is provisionally entitled, The Politics of Bread: Performing the State in Hashemite Jordan…. Read more The post José Ciro Martínez, ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow Summer 2019 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Piecing Together the Wall Paintings from Humayma
    by ACOR on July 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Craig A. Harvey is the recipient of a Kenneth W. Russell Fellowship (Summer 2019). He is a PhD candidate in Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Michigan. Through this fellowship, Craig participated in a study season in Jordan alongside team members of the Humayma Excavation Project. When visiting the archaeological sites of southern… Read more The post Piecing Together the Wall Paintings from Humayma appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Kimberly Katz, ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow Summer 2019
    by ACOR on July 14, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Kimberly Katz is an ACOR-CAORC post-doctoral fellow for summer 2019 and Professor of Middle East History at Towson University in Maryland. Her current research interests focus on legal history in Jordan and the West Bank. She is analyzing the transition from the British Mandate-era Penal Code to the Jordanian Penal Code that followed the Unification… Read more The post Kimberly Katz, ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow Summer 2019 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Julia Gettle, ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow Spring 2019
    by ACOR on March 4, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Julia Gettle is a Ph.D. candidate in History at Brown University and an ACOR-CAORC pre-doctoral fellow for spring 2019. Her research while at ACOR focuses on the social and intellectual history of popular politics in mid-20th century Greater Syria, particularly centering on Pan-Arab nationalist, nation-state nationalist, and Marxist political mobilization in the 1950s and 1960s…. Read more The post Julia Gettle, ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow Spring 2019 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

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