Associate Director: Dr. Jack Green

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Jack Green at ACOR. Photo by S. Meyer.

Jack Green joined ACOR as the Associate Director in Amman in October 2017. Effective February 2021, he is focusing exclusively on advancing the Temple of the Winged Lions Publication project in an effort to bring this complex multi-institutional work to print.

Dr. Green has supported many of ACOR’s activities and projects, including the USAID SCHEP project, Photo Archive / Digital Archive projects, and many projects in Petra. He is co-editor of the ACOR publication Archaeology in Jordan. For many years, he served as project director of the Temple of the Winged Lions Cultural Resource Management Initiative (TWLCRM), at Petra.

Jack Green’s academic and professional background is in ancient Near Eastern archaeology, cultural heritage, and museums.  His current research and publication focus is the Tell es-Sa’idiyeh (Jordan) Cemetery Publication Project with the British Museum, which follows on from his doctoral thesis. He has participated in many surveys and excavations, including in Jordan at Khirbat al-Mudayna al-Aliya and Tall Dhiban.

He was curator of Ancient Near East at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford (2007–11), chief curator of the Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago (2011–15), and deputy director at the Corning Museum of Glass as well as a visiting scholar at Cornell University, NY (2016–17). Jack Green received his B.A. degree from the University of Liverpool (1999) and M.A. and Ph.D from the Institute of Archaeology, University College London (2001, 2006 respectively).

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