Ashkelon Staff 2015

 

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Professor Lawrence E. Stager, Co-Director (publications)
Dorot Research Professor of the Archaeology of Israel
Director of the Semitic Museum, Harvard University
6 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone: (617) 495-9385

 

 
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Professor Daniel M. Master, Co-Director (excavations)
Professor of Archaeology, Wheaton College
Wheaton Archaeology Museum
501 E. College Avenue
Wheaton, IL 60187
Telephone: (630) 752-5277

 
 
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Dr. Adam Aja, Assistant Director 
Harvard Summer School Faculty
Assistant Curator of Collections, Semitic Museum
6 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone: (617) 495-3123

 

Dr. Kate Birney, Assistant Director
Assistant Professor, Wesleyan University    
Downey House 212
Middletown, CT 06459
Telephone: (860) 685-2067
 

 

Jimmi Carmi, Major Domo, Liaison for Expedition, Ashkelon

 

Field Staff

Grid Supervisors                                                
Janling Fu, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University
Tracy Hoffman, Ph.D., University of Chicago
Joshua Walton, Ph.D., Harvard University
Laura Wright, Ph.D., Luther College
Jonathan Wylie, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Wisconsin

Square Supervisors
Rebekah Dutton, M.A., Wheaton College
Emily Erickson, B.A., University of Oregon
Sarah Walton, Ph.D. Candidate, Ohio State University

Registrar
Meghan Gegner, B.A., Wheaton College
Megan Sauter, M.A., Wheaton College

Architects and Surveyors - GIS Team
George A. Pierce, Ph.D., Brigham Young University
Trent Dutton, M.A., Wheaton College
Jeffrey Finley, M.A., Wheaton College

 

Specialists (on-site)

Ceramists
Lawrence E. Stager
Tracy Hoffman
Daniel Master
Joshua Walton
Kate Birney

Publications
Simeon Ehrlich

Botanist
Dr. John Marston, Boston University

Soil Analysis
Bridget Alex, Ph.D., Harvard University
additional specialists from Weizmann Institute as needed in coordination with Dr. Steve Weiner and Dr. Elizabeth Boaretto

Zooarchaeologists
Dr. Paula Wapnish, Bone Tool Analyst, Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Dierdre Fulton, Bone Analyst, Baylor University

Physical Anthropologist
Dr. Sherry Fox, American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Photographer
Melissa Aja

Volunteer Coordinator
Elise Ewert


Specialists (off-site or as needed)

The Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon is member of the Weizmann Institute- Tel Aviv University project using life sciences to investigate ancient Israel.
Sandra Schloen, Computer Programmer, University of Chicago http://ochre.lib.uchicago.edu
Orna Cohen, Conservation, Jerusalem, Israel
Professor P. Kyle McCarter, Semitic Epigraphy
Dr. Stephen Moshier, Geology, Wheaton College
Dr. Haim Gitler, Numismatics, Israel Museum
Professor Mordechai Kislev, with Ehud Weiss and Yael Mahler-Slasky, Palaeobotany, Bar‑Ilan University
Dr. Patricia Smith, Physical Anthropology, Hebrew University

 


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