Dr. Pearce Paul Creasman became director in February 2020. Dr. Creasman comes from the University of Arizona where he was a professor and curator starting in 2009, focusing on the heritage, archaeology, and environment of the Middle East and North Africa. From 2012, he served as director of the University of Arizona’s Egyptian Expedition. Having worked in several countries in the region, his most recent archaeological project is directing the excavations at the pyramids and royal necropolis of Nuri, Sudan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Dr. Creasman’ s formal training includes a Ph.D. and M.A. in nautical archaeology from Texas A&M University, as well as graduate certifications in conservation and heritage preservation. He holds a B.A. from the University of Maine in anthropology and philosophy.
With more than 100 publications to his credit, Dr. Creasman has been recognized for his work by several institutions including: the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, as a fellow of The Explorer’s Club and the Royal Geographic Society, and he was honored as a “Genius” in National Geographic’s 2021 almanac.
You can find more information at www.pearcepaul.com and many of his publications here: https://acorjordan.academia.edu/PearcePaulCreasman