People

Director

Michael Harrower, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Lab Manager

Paige Paulsen, PhD Student, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Research Associates

Joseph Lehner, Australian Research Council, DECRA Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Archaeology, University of Sydney.

Douglas C. Comer, PhD, Principal, Cultural Site Research and Management (Baltimore, MD)

Benjamin Zaitchik, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Martha Anderson, PhD, Research Physical Scientist, US Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory

Elaine A. Sullivan, PhD, Associate Professor, History Department, University of California – Santa Cruz

Current and Former Graduate Student Researchers

Ioana Dumitru, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Joseph Mazzariello, MA, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Smith Nathan, PhD, Dept. of Anthropology, New York University

Frances Wiig, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales

Sarah Yukich, PhD, Dept of Near Eastern Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Tiffany Earley-Spadoni, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, University of Central Florida

Current and Former Undergraduate Student Researchers

Michael Tritsch, Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology 2020, Johns Hopkins University

Luc Renaux, History and Archaeology 2020, Johns Hopkins University

Alexander Sivitskis, BA, Earth Sciences and Classics 2015, Johns Hopkins University

Wolfgang Alders, BA, Archaeology and Near Eastern Studies 2013, Johns Hopkins University

Clara Hickman, BFA, Animation and Environmental Design 2013, Maryland Institute College of Art

Participants in Field Work 2017-2018

Michael Harrower, PhD (Johns Hopkins University) – Director

Smiti Nathan, PhD (New York University) – Co-Director

Joseph (Seppi) Lehner, PhD (University of Sydney) – Co-Director

Rémy Crassard, PhD (CNRS Kuwait) – Archaeologist

Daniel Viete, PhD (Johns Hopkins University) – Geologist

Participants in Field Work 2016-2017

Michael Harrower, PhD (Johns Hopkins University) – Director

Ioana A. Dumitru, MA (Johns Hopkins University) – Field Director

Frances Wiig, MA (University of New South Wales) – Archaeologist

Hélène David-Cuny, MA – Archaeologist

Alex Sivitskis, BA (Johns Hopkins University) – Geologist

Joseph (Seppi) Lehner, PhD (University of Central Florida) – Archaeologist

Joseph Mazzariello, BA (Johns Hopkins University) – Archaeologist

Sean Taylor, PhD (University of Cambridge) – Archaeologist

Avary Taylor, BA (Johns Hopkins University) – Archaeologist

Eli Dollarhide, MA (New York University) – Archaeologist

Suleiman Al-Jabri (Ministry of Heritage and Culture)

Katie Simon, MA (University of Arkansas) – Archaeologist

Jennie Sturm, MA (University of New Mexico) – Archaeologist

Participants in Field Work 2015-2016

Michael Harrower, PhD (Johns Hopkins University) – Director

Smiti Nathan, MSc (New York University) – Field Director

Hélène David-Cuny, MA – Archaeologist

Suleiman Al-Jabri (Ministry of Heritage and Culture)

Participants in Field Work 2014-2015

Michael Harrower, PhD (Johns Hopkins University) – Director

Ioana A. Dumitru, MA (Johns Hopkins University) – Field Director for Geospatial Analysis

Smiti Nathan, MSc (New York University) – Field Director for Archaeological Survey

Frances Wiig, MA (University of New South Wales) – Survey Supervisor and Radar Analyst

Abigail Buffington, MA (The Ohio State University) – Archaeological Survey and Phytolith Analysis

Jennifer Swerida, MA (Johns Hopkins University) – Ceramic Analyst

Alex Sivitskis, BA (Johns Hopkins University) – Earth Sciences Student

Justin Falcone, BA (Johns Hopkins University) – Archaeology Student

Mutaab Al-Shukri (Ministry of Heritage and Culture) – Field Archaeology

Badr Ali Halal Mukbali (Ministry of Heritage and Culture) – Field Archaeology

Jyothi Nathan (College of Southern Maryland) – Field Archaeology

Participants in Field Work 2012-2013

Michael Harrower, PhD (Johns Hopkins University) – Director

Katie O’Meara, MLA (Maryland Institute College of Art) – Landscape Architecture and 3D Modeling

Jennifer Swerida, MA (Johns Hopkins University) – Ceramic Analyst

Ioana A. Dumitru, BA (Johns Hopkins University) – Geospatial Analysis

Smiti Nathan, MSc (New York University) – Archaeological Survey

Mehrnoush Soroush, MSc (New York University) – Islamic Archaeology

Wolfgang Alders (Johns Hopkins University) – Field Archaeology

Clara Hickman (Maryland Institute College of Art) – Landscape Architecture and 3D Modeling

Cameron Bailey (Maryland Institute College of Art) – Landscape Architecture and 3D Modeling

Badr Ali Halal Mukbali (Ministry of Heritage and Culture) – Field Archaeology

Participants in Field Work 2011-2012

Michael Harrower, PhD (Johns Hopkins University) – Director

Jennifer Swerida, MA (Johns Hopkins University) – Material Culture Analyst

Ioana A. Dumitru, BA (Johns Hopkins University) – Field Technician

Jacob Bongers, BA (University of California, Los Angeles) – Field Technician
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